Our water softner (Benson Water Conditioner) was installed after being
moved from our old house. The installer put it in and left it
unplugged and in bypass mode until I could get some salt pellets.
Well, I put the pellets in and plugged it in. And at the installers
suggestion, ran it through a regeneration.
After I realized it was still in bypass mode, I moved it to 'service'
mode as it was the only other mode labeled. It seemed to complete the
regeneration process and later I looked inside the tank and there
appeared to be no water inside.
Is that because it was in 'service' mode? Like I said above, there's
only two modes, bypass and service. Is service mode the normal
operating mode or is it between bypass and service which is not