How often should a Culligan water softener be serviced?

How often should a Culligan water softener be serviced?

Just as with any appliance, a water softener needs to be routinely cleaned to maintain optimal performance. Under normal circumstances, you do not need to clean a water softener frequently — roughly once or twice every five years should be adequate.

What does Culligan test for?

Typically, Culligan and the EPA advise testing well water yearly for coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids, and pH levels with additional testing every two to three years for tannins, hardness, chloride, sulfate, alkalinity, iron, and copper.

How much is Culligan water softener per month?

Water Softener Rental Cost Water softener rental costs $25 to $50 per month on average, depending on the size and dealer. High-end Culligan water softener rental prices are $80 to $150 per month, which likely includes installation, a reverse osmosis filter, bimonthly salt delivery, and maintenance.

How much does it cost to service a water softener?

Water softener repair costs $150 to $600 on average. A water softener service call and inspection costs $40 to $100, not including repair parts. An all-inclusive maintenance contract costs $100 to $250 per year and covers repairs, cleaning, salt refills, water testing, and annual inspections.

Why is my brine tank dirty?

Dirt in the Brine Tank Once a water softener has been in use for some time, a layer of dirt and grime can build up around the inside of the tank. This buildup is normal; however, if salt with too many impurities was used in the brine tank, this can cause dirty water.

Can I test my house water?

Often county health departments will help you test for bacteria or nitrates. If not, you can have your water tested by a state certified laboratory. You can find one in your area by calling the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 800-426-4791 or visiting

Where does Culligan water come from?

Culligan Water most commonly sources its bottled water from springs and local municipalities. The water typically undergoes both a softening and reverse osmosis process, and some of our dealers may even add beneficial minerals back into the water to create a refreshing taste.

What does in service mean on water softener?

When the water softening system is providing soft water, it is called “service.” During service, hard water flows from the house main water pipe into the water softening system. Soft water (without hard minerals) then continues to flow from the water softening system to the house water pipes.

What is service&repair options at Culligan?

Service & Repair Options Culligan provides a variety of repair and maintenance services to keep your household water treatment systems running at peak performance. Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment with a Culligan® Certified Water Specialist.

Why choose Culligan Water Services?

We handle all phases of the water process to ensure you and your people receive the quality you deserve, one drop at a time. We also provide repair services to non-Culligan systems to help you experience better water any way we can. When you need an expert’s hand, Culligan is just around the corner.

How do I schedule a service appointment with Culligan?

Prefer to Call? Call us at 1-877-989-5621to schedule your service appointment. Latest Blog Posts Do More and Waste Less With a Bottleless Water Cooler Convenient, tasty and sustainable, a Culligan bottleless water cooler is a great drinking water solution for your home or office.

What should I ask about Culligan service agreements?

Ask about our Culligan Service Agreements for the most convenient and reliable service, repair, or maintenance for your water treatment system.

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