A new water softener should be located out of the way but where it is easy to tie it into the plumbing system. Great examples for this are the sides of the house, basement, garage or a utility room. There should also be enough space around the equipment for future servicing. It is important to avoid the water softener in any area where it is subject to freezing or direct sunlight. Furthermore, the water softener will need to be placed close to a floor drain or a utility sink. Also, the water softener will need to be near an electrical receptacle that can handle the needed amount of amperage required.
The flowrate is the amount of softened water that can be dispersed from a single system per minute.
Yes, saving a few bucks is not worth risking your health or the health of your loved ones. At Praz Pure Water, our team of licensed technicians install NSF-certified products using the proper procedures required by code. On many occasions, individuals choose to hire an installer separately, after they have failed to perform it themselves leading to higher overhead costs.
NO. Despite soft water being healthier than hard water, water softeners do not fully remove all the odors in water. For this to occur one would need to integrate it with an RO Water System. Luckily, you we offer Residential Water Solution Packages that can save you BIG.
A 40-lb. bag of sodium or potassium chloride will cost between $5-$25 dollars. How often you will have to change it will depend on frequency use and the efficiency of the system.
The benchmark for this answer would be 20+ years. However, there are certain steps you can perform to prolong this duration.
Most water softener systems need electricity to run, however, minimally. Mostly to operate timers and drive motors. The amount used will be very small, about as much as a digital clock.
Yes, all in home water treatment equipment needs occasional attention and many require membranes and replacement filters. Follow the manufacturer’s recommended service and maintenance instructions.
If you receive water from a municipal water supplier, then you can review your local “Consumer Confidence Report” (CRC) to learn what is in your water.