Hi, welcome to the Quality Water Associates web site.
Since 1987 I, Gary Slusser, have been selling and servicing water
quality improvement equipment of all kinds and types as an independent
dealer and sole proprietor in Central PA. I also sold and serviced
water well pumps and pressure tanks. In mid 2002, I started selling
equipment and parts to DIYers that contacted me due to my replies
to their or other posts in Googlegroups.
Now I hope I can do the same for you through this web site.
I had a problem deciding what equipment to offer
on the site. I know you want high quality at low prices but, I didn't
know if you'd want a Fleck or Autotrol or Clack control valve. I didn't
know if you'd want the option of stainless steel and FRP tanks in
addition to the standard Structural Fibers polyglass tanks. Or if
you'd want upflow counter-current regeneration in addition to regular
co-current regeneration. Or if you'd want soft water brine refill.
Or variable brining, twin tank softeners, or just regular softeners
with regular resins. Or, if you'd want fine mesh resin, or chlorine
tolerant resins etc. I also didn't know if you'd want cabinet model
softeners with regular or designer cabinets. Or mechanical metered
or electronic metered control valves along with mechanical or simple
electronic day timer controls.
So, unlike many local dealers and the majority of
other web sites which stick with one or two types of softeners, I
decided to offer everything you might want and at the lowest prices
possible. And then I threw in free shipping.
So... in other words, if it's made and available
to an independent dealer, you can get it here. I buy from at least
three large (multiple warehouse) distributors around the country.
Giving you all these options and what you want is
not the only difference between Quality Water Associates and many
local dealers and the majority of other web sites. The most important
difference is the personal service. I know, many dealers and web sites
say the same thing but... I can prove that I do more than just say
that I give personal service. Since 1997 I've been answering questions
about water quality and equipment problems that people have posted
in newsgroups and on web
site forums. If you decide to call, you will be talking to me,
Gary Slusser, the owner. That's personal service that most web sites
and a local dealer usually can't or won't match. By the way, you will
receive the same personal service whether you buy anything or not.
If you buy from me, you won't have any difficulty
knowing who you're buying from or where I'm located. Unlike many web
sites, my name, phone numbers and addresses are on the web site. For
what it's worth, I've always used my name on every newsgroup and web
site BB reply or post I've made concerning water quality and/or equipment
questions and problems. Many of my competitors make you hunt to find
any information about them and in many cases, even then you won't
find any. Personally, I wouldn't buy water treatment equipment from
a site that I couldn't find out where they are located. Would you?
The public forums on my bulletin board are open to
anyone that remains civil and refrains from name calling of any kind.
I offered the same personal service in my local area,
a 50-80 mile radius of Montandon PA 17850. That's two miles east of
Lewisburg PA 17837 and 4 miles south of Milton PA 17847. See the map
below. As of Oct 2006 I have moved to Nescopeck PA. Actually that
is for a mailing address only. I have taken my business, my alarm
dog miniture Schanuzer and my wife on the road. We all live in our
motor home and travel the country anywhere we have cell phone and
internet service for the business.
Update, in Nov. '06 we had an automatic satellite
dish installed on the roof that alows us internet and TV anywhere
in North America that we can see the SW sky. Also, I installed a roof
top cell phone antenna and an amplifier with an indoor antenna that
we use in remote areas. And our 13 year old Schanuzer had to be put
down in Feb '07.
Quality Water Associates