Can softened water be connected to a boiling Tap?
The regulation regarding drinking water states that the incoming water must be below 400ppm hardness, this is due to a slight increase in the sodium levels.
Waste water connections
An air gap is required by regulation when installing a water softener. The drain connection discharges waste water to the drain during a recharge only.
What size water softener should I fit?
A water softener works at its best when its softening capacity is suitable for the water used in the home.
Different types of water softeners
Water softeners are becoming increasingly popular, not only because they preserve bathrooms and kitchens, soft water feels great too.
Water Softeners and Corrosion
In the past there was some reluctance from boiler manufacturers regarding the installation of a water softener. This situation has now changed, as studies have shown that softened water has no more corrosive effect than hard water.
Water Softener Efficiency and Part G Building Regulations
Water conservation is a growing environmental concern. The Part G Building Regulations cover water efficiency and the requirement to use appliances that use water efficiently.
The Tapworks water softener is very reliable. If you experience any problems the following information is some of the most common questions which may help to check your softener and installation and save unnecessary expense.
Programming a Tapworks Water Softener
Often customers misunderstand the program function, which is there to control the recharge.
Bypassing your water softener, fitted with integrated all-in-one kit.
This video shows how to bypass your water softener, in case it's fitted with an integrated all-in-one installation kit.
By-passing your water softener, fitted with 22mm installation kit.
This video shows how to bypass your water softener, in case it's fitted with a 22m installation kit.
How a water softener works
Tapworks softeners remove the calcium and magnesium - the hardness minerals that cause troublesome limescale - from the water.