The Fleck 5600SXT is one of the most popular water softeners in the market today. Manufactured by Pentair limited, this water softener has been rated highly by users and experts and it has continued to gain popularity in the recent periods. See why people love this water softener in the Fleck 5600SXT review below
The Fleck 5600SXT model is a soft-based water softener that softens water by replacing the metallic hard water ions with soft water ions in an elaborate ion exchange reaction. It also filters the water such that at the end, the user reviews clean and soft water that is more useful at home. It is suitable for households not exceeding 6 people.
Installation and settings
Once you purchase this water softener, you will find installation instructions and user manuals in the package. With these instructions, the installation of the Fleck 5600SXT is as easy as ABC. With a few tools, you will be done installing this water softener in a few minutes if not hours. It is, however, a bit heavy, and you are always advised to choose a permanent position for it. The Fleck 5600SXT is powered by electricity, so you may need to install it in a strategic position from where you can connect it to electricity conveniently. You will also notice that it has a power back up that keeps it running for 48 hours even after a power outage.
Features and Specifications
There are several admirable features and specifications of the Fleck 5600SXT water softener. To begin with, its grain capacity of 48000 is large enough to provide sufficient soft water for a medium household. It is a whole house water softening system that works for any level of water hardness. The Fleck 5600SXT has simple and straightforward controls that make it easy to operate. It has an LCD display that makes it easy to program the water softener and make adjustments to the factory settings where necessary. There are four regeneration modes in this softener, making it a versatile water softening system.
Pros and cons
The Fleck 5600SXT water softener comes with several advantages. For instance, it is a plug and play water softener that works on its own effectively with little or no routine maintenance. One clear shortcoming of this water softener is the regular regeneration that is required regularly, but this is so with all salt-based water softeners. It may also not be suitable for people who are allergic to sodium.
Overall, the Fleck 5600SXT water softener is a great hard water softening system that works for all hard water levels. It is suitable for medium households especially those that are located in areas where water hardness is low to medium. It is cost effective and its price is quite reasonable if the reviews of the real users of this softener is anything to go by. With a 5-year warranty, you are sure that you can trust this water softener to do a great job for quite a long time.