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    Please help size water softener / carbon filter

    BTW, I just asked my builder to confirm the size of the water line and I was told it's 1" PEX stubbed for the softener / filter. Our meter is 5/8" and the builder ran 1-1/4" from the meter to the house. In the house is 1" to the main areas then down to 3/4" or 1/2" to the fixtures depending on...
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    Please help size water softener / carbon filter

    Thanks dittohead. Is 30 days not too long on the softener? I thought it should ideally be around 5-7 days to avoid any sanitary issues within the resin? Also, do you recommend any of the available options / accessories i.e. gravel underbed, upgraded resin, vortech tank, etc etc? Thanks.
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    Please help size water softener / carbon filter

    I'm currently completing a new home, should be ready in about 4 weeks. We are on city water (Houston, TX). We've stubbed up for a water softener in a closet accessible from the garage. I'd also like to do a whole house carbon filter (yes, I know there are those that advise against it). The house...
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