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Water softener beads are made from resin, like this object

Understanding Water Softener Beads

Water softener beads, also known as resin beads, are used in water softening systems. Simply put, water softener beads, or resin beads, after being charged with sodium, exchange the sodium with calcium from the water. When the bead has exchanged all its sodium and is full of calcium, it needs to be “charged” with sodium […]

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Water Softener Troubleshooting

Water Softener Troubleshooting

Need to do some water softener troubleshooting? Truthfully, I’m not surprised. Water softeners are generally pretty reliable in their operations. But like any equipment there are many areas that can go wrong in the operations of a water softener, and troubleshooting the problems can help to identify where the problem may be. Water softeners are […]

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How to Soften Water

How to Soften Hard Water

Many people ask us how to soften hard water, but what they’re really trying to get at is a solution for their hard water problems. Technically, there is only one way to actually “soften” water, but several ways to deal with minerals in water and the resulting problems. “Softening” water implies that the minerals–mainly calcium and magnesuim–have […]

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