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In this informative video, Scott Handy the owner of Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment of Maryland explains the mysteries of how Acid Neutralizers for acidic well water work. Standing next to a Heavy Duty Acid Neutralizer he installed for a customer about 3 years ago he goes into what features to look for when purchasing a new system, and why most systems installed by other companies are just too small. He shows what material actually goes in a Acid Neutralizer, how to properly service a system and flush it out. He also explains the importance of getting a system not only with the proper capacity for the low pH of acid water but why getting a system with a see through tank is also must. A carbon post filter for MTBE and other organic chemicals is also explained and shown.

 

In part 1 of this very informative video series, the owner of Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment - www.ifixh2o.com - Hagerstown, Maryland describes the basics of a home well system and begins his overview of how a residential water softener operates. Scott Handy starts with where the well line enters the basement and also the control box and Pumptec Plus well pump controls are shown and explained. Well system 40/60 pressure switch, gauge and large holding tank are shown along with summary explanations. Following the main shut off valve, the flow pathways are shown to the prefilter, and up to the bypass. Some cation exchange water softening resin is then actually shown and described. A close-up of the bypass and Autotrol valve is shown, also the electronic demand control is described and the five cycles are explained. Scott then starts his description about the major components of a resin tank, including the basket riser tube and resin level in a 32,000 grain water softener. Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment - www.ifixh2o.com - is a local full service well and city water softening and conditioning contractor serving customers in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

 

In part 2 of this great video series about water softeners, owner Scott Handy of Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment - www.ifixh2o.com - continues his detailed description of how a residential water softener works. Using a bright droplight, he shows where the resin level in the tank should be when it is in service. The purpose of brine tank is described and normal salt and water levels are shown. After a short review of the water pathway leading to the carbon postfilter, the back-lit resin tank is shown when in backwash - lifting and moving the resin around in the see through fiberglass tank. The brine draw cycle is then shown along with a short explanation of water chemistry pertaining to the ion exchange water softening process. Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment is a local full service well and city water softening and conditioning contractor serving customers in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

 

In Part 3 of this informative video the owner Scott Handy of Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment finishes his very detailed explanation of how a residential water softener works. Starting with an explanation of the fast rinse cycle and how a water softener flushes excess salt water brine out of the system and down the drain. Next the brine tank refill cycle is shown along with an explanation of why soft water feels slippery coming out of a water softener. Mr. Water Professional Water Treatment is a local full service well and city water softening and conditioning contractor serving customers in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

 

Host Susan Stark interviews Scott Handy for Think Green a Montgomery County TV cable program that focuses on environmental issues.

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