Getting a new house, want to install softener but no loop?


  #1  
Old 08-16-04, 09:40 PM
goldenbuddha
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Getting a new house, want to install softener but no loop?

Can I still get one of those water softeners from Home Depot or Lowes? I have found that the new house does not have a soft water loop. Any info would be most helpful.

If I need a "loop" installed, will it be prohibitively expensive? Thanks!
 
  #2  
Old 08-17-04, 05:18 AM
G
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 769
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
You need to install a softener before any tee to fixtures where you need softened water, or you get rawhard water there. So if you can't find a place to do that with the existing plumbing, then you need to install a "loop" meaning to cut the service line and run it to the softener and then back to the cut. And from what I hear that can be expensive although it depends on your location and length of the lines etc..

Gary
Quality Water Associates
 
  #3  
Old 08-17-04, 07:20 AM
goldenbuddha
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
water softener

I think I get it. hmm I guess I need to get a plumber to come have a look to be sure. Thank you!
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: