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Re: Water Softener

Postby Tyler » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:36 am

Exactly Corey. Get a copper pipe cutter (it spins around) and you put 2 elbows on there.

Want to add it where the outdoor faucets don't get the new soft water, and it goes to the hot water and the cold water of the house.

Like this. Ignore the water filter thing https://www.whirlpoolwatersolutions.com ... tall-1.jpg
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Postby Corey » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:06 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Exactly Corey. Get a copper pipe cutter (it spins around) and you put 2 elbows on there.

Want to add it where the outdoor faucets don't get the new soft water, and it goes to the hot water and the cold water of the house.

Like this. Ignore the water filter thing https://www.whirlpoolwatersolutions.com ... tall-1.jpg


That sounds easy enough. This is on my to-do list at some point. I can't 100% identify that our backyard faucet isn't downstream from where I'd need to put the water softener because everything is dry walled past the utility closet.
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Postby Tyler » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:41 am

Not a huge deal if it's not, just know you're wasting a little if you water on that one.
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Postby Corey » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:07 pm

I bought one... Hard to tell in the pic but it was closest to the 15/250. Softener sale ends today so I picked one up since I'd have done it at some point soonish anyways.Image
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Postby Tyler » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:22 pm

Corey wrote:Source of the post Hard to tell in the pic but it was closest to the 15/250.

Wow, taking a shower at your place must feel like getting hit with bricks, that is so hard.

After looking at mine again I was probably between 7 - 11. I haven't ran it again since installing.

Did you go to Home Depot, then McNards, then home, and back to McNards today?
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Re: Water Softener

Postby Corey » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:34 pm

Damn right I did. I wish I grabbed a couple more tests while I was there for afterwards.
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Postby Tyler » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:45 pm

Corey wrote:Source of the post Damn right I did. I wish I grabbed a couple more tests while I was there for afterwards.

There is another test included in the paperwork with the water softener
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Postby Corey » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:50 pm

Tyler wrote:
Corey wrote:Source of the post Damn right I did. I wish I grabbed a couple more tests while I was there for afterwards.

There is another test included in the paperwork with the water softener
Wow they are so smart!
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Postby Huss Buss » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:59 am

wow what a big difference. that's cuz Carlisle water is such a great quality
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Re: Water Softener

Postby Corey » Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:08 pm

I bought and installed mine this weekend because Glass made me jealous.

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Postby Tyler » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:15 am

Good work Corey! I would say your last test is a solid 0. How silky do your showers feel?

Did it take you longer than the 20 minutes it took for Tylersucks to do mine? Run into any hurdles?
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Postby tylersucks » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:35 am

Remember, there is a bypass on the back you can use if your outside bibs are downstream from the softner. Good job Corey on your fight against hard water! Was it a huge difference? How about the tap taste?
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Postby Corey » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:05 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Good work Corey! I would say your last test is a solid 0. How silky do your showers feel?

Did it take you longer than the 20 minutes it took for Tylersucks to do mine? Run into any hurdles?

It took me a couple hours because I had to do a 25 foot run through the ceiling for the discharge line. I also basically installed mine twice because I didn't like how I did it the first time.

First attempt scrapped because I didn't like the pressure it was putting on the pipes:

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Re: Water Softener

Postby Tyler » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:07 pm

Wow, way cleaner than mine. I should have hired you instead of Tylersucks.
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Re: Water Softener

Postby Tyler » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:29 pm

Blind taste test of soft water vs filtered fridge and Jocelyn got it wrong. I swear I can tell a difference though and prefer the filtered now.
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Postby Huss Buss » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:18 pm

great job Potty! yep smart choice with doing another attempt

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