Even the best water softening system needs regular upkeep to make sure that it functions properly, efficiency and for a long life.

Here are some tips to add to your water softener maintenance plan:

1. Check the salt level in the brine tank about once a month, or according to your manufacturer’s recommendations. Generally, don’t fill the tank any more than about two thirds.

2. Make sure you use the right type of salt. Your manual should inform you whether your system uses tablet, granular or block salt.

3. Remove all the salt and clean the Brine Tank once a year

4. Venturi valves should be cleaner once a year.

The quality of the water in your home is also impacted by the quality if the maintenance of your equipment.

Always seek professional assistance for the service, and make sure to follow the manufacturer’s maintenance and safety instructions.