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Star Water Systems
I have an older Star Water Systems Water softener, and on the electronic control box on the Control Valve, it says it is a model # S11FS32DR6. Can you tell me which valve is a direct replacement, so I
No Salt Systems for Water Softening
I see ads for "No Salt" needed water conditioners. How do they work without using salt? 1. Many dealers will advertise a no salt water conditioner. Any brand of water conditioner can be oper
Kinetico Systems are Proprietary
Kinetico systems are proprietary. Except for RESIN , High Capacity Standard Mesh can be used if the Hardness is less than 20 grains per gallon, or the resin amount per tank is 1 cu.ft. or more. Fine M
Pressure Drop or Flow Rate reductions through a Water Softener / Filter System - Things to Consider
Pressure or Flow Rate Problems # 1 REASON is the RESINS in the water softener need to be changed. . and this is discussed at the end of this article ( and several other places on our website
Choosing a Softener System - Which Brand is Best?
I'm trying to decide what brand / manufacturer of water softener system is best. Who do you recommend? We like any system that uses the Fleck 5600 Econominder Valve. An
Brine Draw Failure in Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems, Whirlpool, Morton, Ecodyne, Ecopure and others
Causes of suction failure in order of importance and frequency: 1 ) Gasket under Nozzle Venturi is worn, cracked, or "dried out". 2 ) Seal Kit is failing at some critical area, and not sealing. Note:
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? In Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? I have a question about the 0.3 BLFC Button used on Sears, North Star, and G.E. / Whirlpool softeners. Part # 1148800 or GE part # WS22X100
Basic Installation Guide for New Water Softener
Basic Water Softener Installation Guide Fleck 5600 Econominder Autotrol Series 255 Logix 760 *
Sediment filter ahead of the softener - When, Why, and Which one.
QUESTION: I just ordered a Galaxy 5600M system from you today. I was wondering if I should install a sediment filter ahead of the softener? * If you are on a private well and pu
Manufacturer Warranty on Valves, Timers, Control Boards, Meter Covers, and Complete Systems
Most manufacturers extended a 5 years warranty on new complete valve head ( also media tanks -- leak warranty only - not on the media inside the tank ), and on structural parts, but this really only
Brasswell Water Quality Systems - Jackson, Missouri
Braswell systems are proprietary, and there are few dealers that have sold or service this unique valve design. Your best chance of getting assistance would be to contact the manufacturer directly. Br
AIR INJECTION OXIDIZING FILTER SYSTEM = AIO
An AIO Filter ( AIR INJECTION OXIDIZING FILTER SYSTEM ), when properly applied, is an efficient and cost effective system for the removal of iron and sulphur. An AIO system maintains a compressed ďair
Links to Other Websites
Water Related Sites Hard Water and Softening Explained - Treatment Systems for Household Water Supplies Clack Corporation - Drinking H2OSystems, Brine Tanks, Pres
Distributor Failure in Bottom of Resin Tank
A customer has had 2 distributor failures within a relatively short time. This time he thinks he may have lost the majority of his resin. Can you please shed some light on possible causes for distribu
# 1 Shipping and Placing Order Questions: How to, When, How Long, From Where, What Methods
You must place order ONLINE ( or by Phone if you don't have access to a computer ) and we must receive Payment before order will be processed or shipped. You can Create an Order ( or Quote ) in online
CANADA - Does Softenerparts.com ship to Canada
Yes. We ship to Canada all the time. Small parts under 32 ounces can be shipped by Air Mail in large bubbled envelope ( and pass through Canadian Customs with little or no delay ). Larger items that
How and Why to use Acid Neutralizing Media Calcite and Corosex ( Magnesium Oxide )
If the water's pH is less then neutral ( 7.0 ), then correction is required to prevent the water from corroding the metal in your plumbing. Most common "symptoms" are blue stains from dissolved coppe
Low Pressure Through Softener On Chlorinated Water
Resin Replacement ( When, Why, and How ) When or Why to replace your softening resins. First let me say that is has been my experience that the resins
Average Salt Amount Needed and Normal Water Level In Brine Tank
The amount of salt needed to properly recharge a water softener is mostly based on the amount of resins being recharged. 3/4 cu.ft. resin = 6 - 9 lbs. 1 cu.ft. resin = 8 - 10 lbs. 1.5 cu.ft resin = 1
Microline Filters S7125 and S7128 are Different Size - Proprietary
Customer Writes: I have an aquapro TFC-4 RO system installed in my home. I need replacement filters ( S7125 and S7128 ) and am having a hard time locating them. I see filters labeled as for TFC-4