Quick DIY Install Tips To Help Your Holidays Be Bright

With the holidays comes a large to-do list with entertaining plans, cooking, cleaning and shopping. Whether you have guests visiting your home or you’re the guest on the list, we have some easy ways to make your holidays a little brighter.

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If you don’t have a water softener, the task of installing one isn’t as hard as it might seem. Installing a water softener can save you money in the long run (to help pay off those holiday gift bills) and provide you and your holiday guests with soft, clean water.

DIY Checklist

  • Examine the water softener buyers guide
  • Determine what kind of water softener you will need and where to find it
  • Assess the tools you need to install the system
  • Purchase flex connectors to reduce installation time
  • Choose the appropriate salt pellets for your water softener. High-quality salts, like evaporated salt, which is the purest form of salt, will result in fewer maintenance problems over time
  • Go through a DIY installation checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything


  • Save 90 dollars per year on appliances
  • Save 450 dollars per year on everyday products (shampoo, lotion, cleaning products)
  • Save 60 dollars per year on having clean pipes
  • Save 200 dollars per year on clothing and towels
  • Save up to 29 percent on water heating energy costs in just one year

Whether you’re at the beginning of your water softener search or simply in maintenance mode, there are easy tips for every stage of the DIY process. After examining all the different components, you’ll be able to strike the perfect balance and find the best water softening solution for your home.