Salt Free Water Softeners– FAQs
How much does it cost to run?
In 2014, Salt Free Water Softeners cost about a dollar per month to run.
Where must it be installed?
Salt Free Water Softeners should be installed in a protected location at the incoming water pipe to the house. This will insure that all of the water in the home is treated.
What types of water pipes will it work on?
Salt Free Water Softeners will work on copper, plastic, steel and galvanized steel, PVC, CPVC, PEX, rubber and lead pipes.
Where does the scale that was sticking to the pipes go to?
It simply gets washed down the drain.
Wont the loosened scale clog up the drain pipes?
No, the pieces of loosened scale are too small to clog up anything.
What much maintenance will I have to do?
All that you need to do is to check that its activity light is always illuminated. That way you know that it is working. No other maintenance is required.
What effect do Salt Free Water Softeners have on drinking water and its taste?
There is no change in the taste of the water and it does not change it chemically. All of the beneficial minerals are retained and so you will not have to drink from a spate faucet.
How will I know that your Salt Free Water Softener is effective and working?
There are a number of telltale signs to confirm that your Salt Free Water Softener is doing its job:
- You should see the visible scale around outlets and your shower roses starting to soften.
- You should also notice the flaking inside water appliances starting to disappear.
- Rubbing your fingers together in water will feel silkier.
- You will notice that you are using less detergents, cleaners and soap.
- Surfaces will clean easier than before, especially baths, basins and sinks.
- Your hot water will be hotter.
- Your water appliances including washing machines and dishwashers will perform better.
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