How to Know When to Repair or Replace Your Water Softener


You’ve had the same water softener for many years and it has provided you with reliable access to clean drinking water. Your water softener has always done a good job at removing hard minerals from your water supply and preventing a lot of buildup in your home plumbing system. However, your water softener is no longer effective as it once was. Your unit is processing a lot more salt than it did before, and it’s requiring more repair work and maintenance. Now you’re tasked with having to decide if you need to replace it outright. You should know that replacements are not cheap, and you should avoid this if you can. You will need to identify some of the key indicators that can determine if replacing your water softener [...]