Water softener articles
Learn how to get the best results from a water softener with these articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect. From common questions to cleaning tips, we can help. For more DIY advice, check out our water softener repair help section for troubleshooting guidance, error code information and easy-to-follow repair guides.
Find out how to clean and flush household appliances once a boil water advisory is lifted.
Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.
Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.
Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.
Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working
Learn how to check if your tap water is hard or soft and get tips to troubleshoot water softener problems.
See what to consider when deciding on the location of a water softener in your home.
Learn how to clean the nozzle and venturi in a water softener.
Find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about water softener repairs.
Learn how a water softener works to provide your home with soft water.
Keeping a water softener clean inside and out improves operation and appearance.
The rotor position switch detects the position of the valve rotor. If the rotor position switch fails, follow these steps to replace it in about half an hour.
The venturi draws brine water from the salt tank to the resin tank for regeneration. Follow these steps to replace a damaged venturi.