Probably most wells are like that. Ours has no treatment whatsover
and it's far superior to city water.
Floaties? We got no floaties. In many cities, you're more likely
to get particulate crud from the city water system, not a well.
Until you get the results of the testing back, there's no justification
in doing anything, except possibly a sediment filter.
The only time we had issues with sediment was immediately after
the well was disturbed or plumbing done. Crudded up the inlet
filters on the clothes washer. Took the filters out, and no
problems since (same washer for 17 years).
The Culligan man will try to sell you everything they got, whether
you need it or not. They're famous for that.
While you're waiting for the test results (post them here, there
are a number of experts around, including some not trying to sell
you anything ;-), assuage your concerns by using bottled water
Tell her to use less soap. You need considerably less soap in
soft water compared to hard.
Concerns about softened water damaging plumbing are somewhat
unfounded. It only makes much of a difference if the water
is highly acidic, or the plumbing is already seriously
compromised (unlikely in a house as young as yours seems
to be). There are areas in the US where ground water
is rough on copper (over decades-long timeframes), you can
probably google for it and find out if it applies to you.
Another thing to do is check the inside of the toilet tank. If
it has stains (particularly red stains), you have an iron/mineral
issue, but unless it's really bad, you generally don't need to
do anything about it.
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