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5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Water Softener

27 October, 2021 (07:42) | Hard Water, Hard Water Solutions, Water Softeners | By: admin

Time to replace your water softener

If you already have a water softener, then we don’t have to tell you about all the benefits. You already know how much better soft water is on your skin, your hair, and your home. You also may have noticed that you actually save money by having a water softener

If you have had a softener for a while, however, you may be wondering when it will need to be replaced. A good soft water system should last 10 to 15 years. Here are a few signs to look for that may indicate it’s time to replace your water softener.

Signs You Need to Replace Your Water Softener

  1. Water Taste- If you start to notice that your water tastes different, it may indicate that your water softener isn’t filtering out minerals as it should.
  2. Hard Water Spots- Water spots are a sign that you have hard water. Getting rid of scale buildup is one of the benefits of having a water softener. So, if you notice spots on your shower doors or drinking glasses after they have been dried, your water softener is not up for the job.
  3. Laundry- You may remember how hard water made your clothes feel … stiff and dull. You may have thought it was your detergent, but your water softener took care of that! So, if your clothes start to feel stiff and dull again, it could be that it’s time to replace your water softener.
  4. Soap– Pay attention to how your soap lathers. If it isn’t lathering as quickly or if the water feels less soft on your skin, this is an indicator of hard water.
  5. Salt Use-Water softeners use salt or potassium during the softening process. If you notice your softener stops using salt, that is a clear indication that your unit is not working. If your system uses more salt, it may be a good idea to replace your water softener with a more efficient model.

Why You Should Upgrade Your Water Softener

So, maybe you have noticed some of the signs that you need to replace your water softener. If you need another reason to upgrade, we have several! 

  • Newer water softeners have higher efficiency ratings, helping you save water.
  • The latest water softener models also save you money.  The more efficient water softeners use less energy, less water, and you will use less soaps, shampoo, laundry detergent and more!
  • Newer water softeners will also have better quality.  

If it’s time to upgrade and you are looking for a water softener that will be more efficient, effective, and a better overall investment, then you’ve come to the right place. Pacific Coast Water Systems of Fullerton offers a variety of water softener options that we can discuss once we evaluate your home’s water quality and household water demands. 
You’ll always get more than what you pay for with our water treatment products! When you find yourself face-to-face with water softener maintenance, installation or emergency repairs, you can call us and our technicians will be there to help! Simply contact us today!