Water Softener Systems For a Whole Houseful of Benefits in Lompoc

Hard water can cause all kinds of headaches around the house. With a custom water softener designed for Lompoc’s water, it’s easy to eliminate them all.

Hard, untreated water can cause a lot of problems at home, and only some of them are obvious. The Lompoc hard water problems you notice might not seem that troublesome, but they can signal bigger issues on the horizon.


Hard Water Issues

The reason hard water can be a problem waiting to happen for many Lompoc homes is the higher-than-average dissolved mineral content. These dissolved minerals, while not inherently problematic for drinking or household use, can leave water tasting a little ‘off,’ in addition to building up in pipes, fixtures, and major appliances.

As buildup accumulates over time, appliances like your water heater and dishwasher have to work harder to use water, which sucks electricity, driving up your utility bill. And when your appliances are working this hard, it can mean they won’t last as long, or do as good a job.

Hard Water in Lompoc

Depending on where you live in Lompoc, you may be using water that comes from a groundwater well. This type of water is more likely to contain dissolved minerals that cause issues at home like calcium, magnesium, and iron.

In addition to being hard on appliances and plumbing, hard water can sometimes taste or smell metallic, making it unpleasant to drink or do laundry and dishes with. These same chemicals can be harsh on skin, hair, and nails, and leave residue or water spots that can be hard to clean.

Another symptom of hard water Lompoc residents notice is the amount of cleaning and personal care products needed to do the job. With hard water, anything that forms suds requires extra product to lather and rinse well, meaning you can easily burn through shampoos, soaps, detergents, and cleaners.

Trust Lompoc's Water Softener Experts

Eliminate your Lompoc hard water issues easily with custom water softening from our advanced line of water softeners.

Built to target and remove the specific minerals in the Lompoc area that cause hard water, you’ll taste the difference at the tap, and see the difference all around your home. Our softeners use patented technology to remove minerals like calcium and iron before they can do damage in and around your home.

With local Culligan water experts on hand to test your water and review your results, it’s easy to find the right water softening solution for your house, your needs, and your budget.

Learn more about the home benefits of a Culligan® Culligan High Efficiency Water Softener!

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    Hard Water
  • Dry Skin And Hair
    Dry Skin And Hair
  • Stiff Laundry
    Stiff Laundry
  • Soap Scum And Lime Build Up
    Soap Scum And Lime Build Up
  • Spots Or Cloudy Glassware
    Spots Or Cloudy Glassware
  • Total Dissolved Solids
    Total Dissolved Solids

Water Softener Benefits

  • Reduce utility bills with softer, more efficient water.
  • Extend major appliance life — from the dishwasher, water heater, washing machine, and more.
  • Enjoy better-tasting water without mineral aftertaste or unpleasant odor.
  • Improve the look and feel of hair, skin, and nails.
  • Help laundry last longer, and look better, with soft water that’s gentler on fabrics.
  • Use, and spend, less on personal care and cleaning products that go farther — and feel better — with softer water.

Lompoc Water Softener

See why more Lompoc residents than ever trust their water to Culligan. With over 80 years working in the area to provide local, in-depth water expertise, cutting-edge technology, and dedicated customer service, we’ll help you find the right water softening solution for your home, and help it run like new for the life of the product.

  • Water testing and evaluation is always included.
  • Culligan water softeners come with professional installation, routine maintenance for maximum efficiency, and dedicated customer service to help you get the most out of your water softener, with less hassle.
  • We’re proud to offer one of the the most efficient water softeners on the market today, the Culligan High Efficiency Water Softener.
  • We know water, and water softening technology, it’s why we hold more patents for water softening and treatment than any other water company.

Product Information

Hard water is the result of mineral buildup in your city or well water, most commonly from calcium and lime. Hard water can reduce the quality of water in your home and may also be driving up your water bills, cleaning costs and more. The signs of hard water are not always obvious, but can have detrimental effects on your home. Hard water can cause corrosive build of scale from mineral deposits in your pipes. Over time, your pipes can clog, water flow can diminish and water pressure will be reduced. Your local Culligan water expert offers range of water softener products that fits your needs, wallet and for every size of household.

The Culligan High Efficiency Water Softener is the most efficient water softener in the market. You save more on water, salt, and electricity with patented smart technology that makes our high-efficiency water softeners up to 46% more efficient than other softeners. Not only will you be saving your wallet by reducing water and electricity costs, but you will also be decreasing your home’s environmental footprint.

Water Softener Product Specifications 

Culligan’s proportional brining allows your softener to regenerate only that part of the resin bed that has been exhausted, reducing its salt usage.

  • Automatic bypass valve provides the convenience of bypassing the water softener from the softener itself or the remote display.
  • Patented Culligan Aqua-Sensor® technology automatically adjusts to changes in water conditions so the softener only regenerates when needed, saving you salt, water, and money.
  • Our smart brine tank automatically monitors salt levels and tells you how many days of salt are remaining.
  • Exclusive Culligan Soft-Minder® meter monitors daily water use and provides advanced system diagnostics.
  • The easy-to-read backlit display with digital clock lets you know your softener is working and alerts you to any system malfunctions.
  • Culligan’s Dial-a-Softness® Valve allows you to customize the “feel” of your water, so it never feels too soft or too hard.

Frequently Asked Questions about Culligan Water Softeners

1. Will my water taste salty?

No.  A properly functioning water softener will never make your water taste salty.  The small amount of sodium added to the water will never create a salty taste.

2. How do I know if I have hard water?

Hard water usually manifests itself in several ways.  It leaves white residue behind wherever water evaporates. When hardness reacts with soaps and detergents, it leaves a sticky soap scum behind, and in hot water heating systems it leaves behind a hard scale.

3. How does a water softener work?

A water softener works through a process known as “ion exchange,” which means that as it removes calcium and magnesium (elements that make water “hard”), it replaces those ions on a one for one basis, usually with sodium.  This means that the amount of sodium added to the water is directly proportional to how hard your water is.  In most instances the amount being added is so small that it is not a significant contributor to the amount of sodium in your diet.

4. Will a water softener reverse the damage that has already been done to my appliances?

Yes, if your hard water has been building up scale in your appliances, once you install a softener it will begin to remove that built-up scale.  It will take a long time to remove it, but it will remove it.

5. Will the softener remove all impurities from my water?

Unfortunately, no.  A water softener is designed to remove hardness (calcium and magnesium) from water.  They can sometimes remove a limited amount of iron and manganese if you happen to have these problems as well.  But if you are looking for great water for drinking and cooking, you should probably consider a reverse osmosis system for that purpose.

6. Are there chemicals used or put into the water to soften the water?

Other than salt or potassium chloride, there are no other chemicals that a water softener uses.  On the contrary, using a water softener reduces the amount of cleaning supplies and detergents that you need to put down the drain trying to keep your home and family clean. Using a water softener is very environmentally friendly.

7. How long after installation will I have soft water?

Once a softener is installed, it will begin to soften your water immediately, However, if you have a tank-type hot water heater, it may take a few days to use up that hard water, until you feel the full effects of soft water.

8. How often do I need to add salt?

Most good softeners today, recharge based on how many gallons of water you use, and how hard your water is to start with.  However, most of our customers today are adding salt once or twice a year, on average.

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