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Old 06-23-2008, 08:05 PM   #1
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I'm contemplating a salt-free water softener, i.e. (Freije, Fleck, Filtersorb, Safewater Softeners)
Does anyone have any feed-back on these things or are they just too good to be true?

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Old 10-10-2008, 07:52 AM   #2
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What is your reason for being interested in a so-called "salt-free softener"?
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i want the freije system personally, however, i think you'll still need a rust filter. it does all but rust, if i remember right

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The Freije equipment does very little in way of water treatment outside of 'maybe' reducing some scale build up on pipes and most residential system have little worry about that. I have replaced so many of those and every customer (that I have encountered) was absolutely disappointed with the money they spent and the results they thought they were to achieve.

They do NOT softener water and have NO effect on iron.

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now that just sux.... thanks for the heads-up... i'll do more research b4 purchasing

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We have been in water treatment since 1978 and have tried 'bout everything out there. If they worked will would install them. The last theing an established company wants it hundreds of call back on systems that don't do the trick.

Most of these products are sold over the net and the customer has little recourse when expectations fail.

We have discontinued a few types of equipment and installation procedures for this reason.

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We have been in water treatment since 1978
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Hey, Andy, welcome to the forum. I need some help. When we spoke in Feb 2006 you told me you had only been in the water treatment business for 4 years with 2-3 different companies and locations. I take it you mean the company you sell for now has been in business since 1978, right?
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Gary,
I should be welcoming you to the forum since you followed me here.

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Think carefully about getting those products over the net. WEhen they fgail, it is very difficult to get satisfaction fromthe seller. Those physical water conditioners (magnets, electric wires, anit-scaling devices) sound great but have a hard time convincing serious water treatment experts.

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