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Water Softener Repair

Nobody wants to deal with hard water, broken appliances or resin beds.  But that’s the reality when you water softener stops working and needs some repairs.  Call Precision Today and we’ll jump on it today!

Water softener repair becomes essential when the system experiences malfunctions or fails to perform as intended. One common reason for needing water softener repair is a decline in water softening efficiency. Over time, the resin beads in the water softener tank can become saturated with minerals, reducing their ability to effectively remove calcium and magnesium ions from the water. This diminished performance can result in hard water issues, including mineral deposits on fixtures, reduced soap lathering, and potential damage to appliances. Water softener repair may involve re-bedding or replacing the resin beads to restore optimal softening capacity.

Another reason for water softener repair is the development of salt bridging or salt mushing within the brine tank. Salt bridging occurs when a hard crust forms above the salt, creating an empty space between the salt and the water. This hinders the proper regeneration process, reducing the softener’s effectiveness. Salt mushing, on the other hand, is the formation of a sludge-like layer at the bottom of the brine tank, which can impede the dissolving of salt. Professional repair involves breaking up salt bridges or clearing mushed salt to ensure the proper functioning of the brine tank and regeneration cycle.

Issues with the control valve or timer can also necessitate water softener repair. The control valve is responsible for regulating the regeneration process and directing water flow through the system. If the valve malfunctions, it can lead to overuse of salt, inefficient regeneration, or even a complete system failure. Repairing or replacing the control valve ensures accurate and reliable operation of the water softener.

Water softener repair is essential to address various issues that may compromise the performance of the system. Whether it’s resin bed saturation, salt bridging, salt mushing, or problems with the control valve, timely and professional repair services can restore the water softener’s effectiveness, prolong its lifespan, and ensure continued protection against the negative effects of hard water. Regular maintenance and prompt repair interventions are key to optimizing the performance of water softening systems in households.

Reliable and functional plumbing is a necessity for all homeowners. If you’re struggling with a dripping faucet or broken water heater, call the professional plumbers at Precision Today.

We offer a wide variety of plumbing services to the residents of Chicagoland and surrounding areas to ensure your comfort.

Contact Precision Today at (630) 425-8995 for all your plumbing needs in the Greater Chicago Area.

General Plumbing Services

Our general plumbing services handle the basic fixtures in your home, like sinks, faucets, and toilets. Our team can meet your plumbing needs, including:

  • Plumbing repairs: If you have a broken faucet or leaking toilet, our plumbers can handle even the most complex repairs.

  • Plumbing Inspections: We perform thorough plumbing inspections to determine any issues and assess the current health and status of your pipes.

Call us today at (630) 425-8995 to request an appointment.

Water Filtration

Hard water can make cleaning difficult and, over time, damage your pipes. To protect your home, we recommend water filtration services. With our water softener installations and repairs, you can help remove the excess minerals in your water that create difficult buildup and water spots. 

Protect your pipes with our water softener services by calling (630) 425-8995.

Choose Precision Today

When you need quality plumbing services in the Chicago area, call the team at Precision Today. We proudly offer same-day service, upfront pricing, and exceptional warranties.

With Precision Today, you’ll get unmatched customer service, and with an A+ rating from the BBB, you can rest assured that your plumbing is in excellent hands.

Call Precision Today at (630) 425-8995 to schedule plumbing services in Chicagoland or nearby.


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Erik showed up on-time. Gave a full explanation of what he was gonna do, how much each option would be…was informative throughout each step of the process, very clean, polite and super professional. Erik was careful of costs, personal spaces and timing and ensured we knew everything he was doing. He didn’t try to bump up invoice but gave us fair pricing & highly recommend them!

Tom M.

Tech Brandon was a real pro. He listened to my plumbing problems and recommended the best course of action. He gave me an estimate, we agreed and he began the job . He was respectful of my property and a very efficient worker. This was my second experience with Precision and I would call them again as needed and strongly recommend them to others.

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Had a great experience with this company, specifically with the tech they sent out. Adam R. did a great job and went above and beyond what was expected to make sure our plumbing issue was resolved, even going back to Home Depot a second time to get the proper materials to finish up the job. Would highly recommend using them and specifically Adam. Even the water restoration company that came…

William K.

I have been have sewer line issues for several months. Ari from Precision Today came out quickly and listened to my explanation, put a camera in my sewer main and advised me of my options for remedy. Paperwork was done to secure finances for the project. He was very pleasant, efficient and very knowledgeable. My experience with the office staff was also exceptional.

Carol K.

Very happy with the service that I received from Precision Today. Their tech, Pail W, arrived on time. He was very professional and explained the different options to repair the leak under my sink. He told me all of the steps he would take to install the new valves and faucet. His knowledge and experience were excellent. I am very happy with the attention and knowledge that Paul and Precision…

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