How to Install Water Softener?
When learning how to install a water softener, the piping around the softener can be confusing. A cold-water branch in front of the water softener does not always indicate a problem. It's common practise to split one cold water line to supply outdoor hose connections (and sometimes another to the kitchen sink and refrigerator icemaker if you don't want to drink softened water).
Water for gardens and lawns does not require softening. The main supply line from the rest of the house continues all the way to the softener. When the water exits the softener, it should split into two lines: a cold line for interior fixtures and faucets, and a hot line for the water heater. The water heater's incoming line then connects to interior fixtures and faucets that dispense hot water.
In addition to those lines, there should be a soft water bypass loop with a valve that you can open to bypass the softener if you need to temporarily disconnect it without disrupting the water supply to the house.
COPPER PIPING SYSTEM
A soft water loop is a copper piping system that connects the internal water distribution pipes in your home to the water softener. A water loop's primary function is to keep the inside and outside of a home's water systems separate.
BENEFIT OF HAVING COPPER PIPING
The main advantage of a soft water loop is that it allows you to keep your homes outside water lines separate from its internal piping. Plants, grass, and trees, as well as any other outdoor watering, do not require softened water.
Plants are accustomed to the minerals found in hard water and can withstand harsher conditions. The piping infrastructure to your home's external piping is less expensive and easier to repair. Aside from the cost of piping outside, there are no high-priced appliances in your home's external piping system that should be protected from the corrosive properties of hard water.
HOW DOES WATER LOOP LOOKS?
A water loop is already installed in many homes. Installing a water softener will be simple in this case. A water loop will be visible as an extra copper pipe on the wall near your water heater. The presence of a cap on the end of the copper pipe indicates that it is a water loop. A capped copper pipe indicates that the water line is active or contains water.
GET YOUR PIPING DONE FOR YOUR SOFTENER
Implementing a water loop can be a simple task, but it becomes more difficult in larger homes. Water distribution in every residence has a beginning and an end. Discovering the end of the water distribution is the first step in installing a water loop.
The water line in a concrete slab home is usually located in the ceiling or roof. The roof provides adaptable and easily accessible space for enhancements and modifications. Water lines in a pier and beam home may be located in the crawl space. It is very easy to tell where the beginning and end of a water line are in the crawl space.
After locating the end of the water line, the next step is to install a pipe that leads back to the water heater. It is universal that with most zoning codes that the water heater is in an area that can also be used to install a water softener.
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