Salt Build-Up in Water Softener

I have a water softener which has a 10 in. layer of solidified salt at the bottom of the softener. Any suggestions for how I can break up such a thick layer? Thank you.


By Skkr from WY


May 1, 20090 found this helpful

Try using straight white vinegar. When salt solidifies, it's very alkaline. Vinegar should dissolve it. Pour the vinegar on it & let it sit for a while. Rinse out & repeat till the salt is gone.

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