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Water Softener Repair & Installation Services Kenwood OH
At Mason Plumbers, we understand the importance of having high-quality water in your home. Hard water can cause a variety of issues, from clogged pipes to stains on your appliances and fixtures. That’s why we offer water softener installation and repair services to homeowners in our service area.
Water Softener Installation Kenwood Ohio
Here are the steps you can expect when you hire Mason Plumbers to install your water softener:
1) Before installation, we will perform a consultation and assessment to determine the best location for the water softener and the appropriate size for your household. This will ensure that the water softener is installed in the optimal location for maximum effectiveness.
2) We turn off the water supply to your home and drain the plumbing system to prevent any water from leaking during the process.
3) We install the water softener, which involves connecting the unit to your home’s plumbing system.
4) Before we leave we will make sure your water softener is working properly.
5 Most Common Water Softener Repair Our Plumbers Fix
A salt bridge is a buildup of hardened salt in the water softener’s brine tank that creates a gap between the salt and the water. This prevents the salt from dissolving properly and reduces the effectiveness of the water softener. Our plumbers can repair this problem by removing the salt bridge and cleaning the brine tank.
Resin Bead Damage
Over time, the resin beads in a water softener can become damaged or worn, reducing the effectiveness of the system. Our plumbers can repair this problem by replacing the damaged resin beads.
Clogged Resin Bed
If the resin bed becomes clogged with debris or iron buildup, the water softener will be less effective. Our plumbers repair this problem by cleaning the resin bed or replacing the resin beads if necessary
The valve that controls the flow of water in and out of the water softener can become clogged or malfunction, leading to issues with the system. Our plumbers repair this problem by replacing the valve or cleaning it to restore proper function.
Our plumbers can diagnose and repair electrical problems with your water softeners, such as a malfunctioning control panel or faulty wiring.
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Water Softener Installation & Repair Costs
The cost to install a water softener is between $500 to $2,500. The average price is right at $1500
The cost to repair a water softener depends on what needs to be fixed. If it is just replacing a valve or a control head you are looking at $100 to $300. However, if it is replacing the resin bed or the entire system it can cost between $500 to $1000 or more.
Frequently Asked Water Softener Installation & Repair Questions
Do I need a professional to install a water softener?
A professional installation is suggested even if it is possible to install a water softener yourself. A professional can handle any required plumbing adjustments as well as make sure the water softener is fitted and sized correctly.
What are some common problems with water softeners?
Common problems with water softeners include resin bead fouling, salt bridging, and control valve malfunctions. Resin bead fouling occurs when the resin beads become coated with organic material or iron, reducing their ability to soften water. Salt bridging occurs when salt forms a hard layer in the brine tank, preventing water from dissolving the salt and regenerating the resin beads. Control valve malfunctions can cause issues with the water softener’s regeneration cycle, leading to hard water and other problems.
How often should I perform maintenance on my water softener?
At least once a year. This includes cleaning the resin tank, inspecting the control valve and brine tank, and replacing any damaged or worn parts.
How often do I need to replace the resin beads in my water softener?
The frequency of resin bead replacement depends on the hardness of your water and the size of your water softener. On average, resin beads need to be replaced every 10 to 15 years.
So if you want quality installation or repair for a water softener give us a call today!