Residential Water Softener Prices

Choosing a Water Softening System

Deciding on the right water softening system for your home shouldn't be a chore. Do you care most about getting an affordable water softener system, a low-maintenance system, or the system with the best technology? Whatever your priority, or whether you are buying or renting, you're sure to find something for your needs and budget.

BARGAIN SOFT WATER

$18/mo

or $835 purchase 

Soft Water Beginners  

  • This system meters water usage and regenerates the softener medium as needed. 
  • If your house is pre-plumbed or you are replacing an existing unit, a $75 installation charge applies.
  • For new installs, contact us for an installation quote.

 

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NO-HASSLE SOFTENER

$29/mo

or $1499 purchase

For those who want a low-maintenance system that is also aesthetically pleasing. 

  • The Vesta controls monitor and self-adjust the regeneration schedule to fit your household.
  • The visual salt alarm indicates a low salt condition without annoyance
  • The No-Hassle system includes a Vortec tank, visual salt alarm, tank sweat jacket and a custom appliance matching option blend in with the other appliances in your home.
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SOFTENER AND R.O. COMBO

$44/mo

or $1699 purchase

For those who want even more pure water. 

  • Includes everything in the No-Hassle plan.
  • Get the best of both worlds by adding a reverse osmosis (RO) system to have pure water from your fridge or kitchen sink.
  • Optionally, add a drinking water faucet for a one-time $49 charge.
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Residential Water Softener Features:

Electronic Meter

Big box store and bargain systems regenerate on a daily schedule. Instead, we include electronic meters which measure water use patterns and intelligently regenerate the tank when needed. You get the benefit of reduced consumption of both water and salt.

Bypass Valve

All of our softener systems have an integrated control bypass valve to take the water softener out of the main water line. You won't need this often, but it's a lifesaver during maintenance.

Separate Salt Tank

All water softener units include a separate salt brine tank in addition to the filtering tank. Using two tanks prevents corrosion and bridging (where the salt forms a layer above the water of the brine tank, preventing the salt from dissolving) - common conditions in single-tank units.

Solar Salt Included

All our installed water softeners come with 100 lbs of solar salt - salt which is free of impurities and ready to use. With normal usage, this salt will last for your first 2 months.  For monthly salt delivery, check out our salt route service.

Visual Salt Replacement Alarm

There's no reason to worry about when to replace your water softener tank, nor any reason to dread an annoying 'low salt' sound. Our No-Hassle softener package includes a visual alarm when it's time to refill the brine tank.

5 Year Parts, Service and Labor Warranty

We will make repair calls without additional fees for any water softener system for 5 years from the purchase date. Bargain systems are covered for only 1 year of labor. This warranty coveres all parts for the value and meter, plus in-tank parts like the media, brine safety value, and air check/pick-up tube.

10 Year Tank Warranty

Both the resin and brine tank bodies have a 10 year warranty against any holes or leakage from corrosion or defect (except the Bargain systems, which have a 5 year warranty).

Non-Commissed Service Techs

Unlike many in the industry, our service techs do not receive a commission on how much they can sell you. Their goal is to ensure your satisfaction with your water. Happy customers are our business!

Common Household Water Softener Questions and Answers

For monthly plans, what is the term of the lease, and are there any upfront costs?

The lease term is a minimum of 12 months. Rates for your leased equipment never increase. There is also a purchase option in the lease - you will receive up to 6 months of lease payments towards the original purchase price.

There is no upfront cost with softener systems which are replacing an existing system or installed in homes pre-plumbed for softeners (except the Bargain 'L1' system, which has a $75 minimum installation charge). There is initial installation fee on on specialized systems or if excess plumbing is needed. After our installation assessment, you will always be provided with an upfront statement of any costs

If I buy my unit outright, can I get salt delivered? What is the cost for salt delivery?

We offer salt delivery services in the Indianapolis metro area. The cost is $7.99 per 50 lb bag of solar salt. There is a $5.00 delivery charge.

With the salt service, we will fill the salt tank for you and inspect it for any maintenance needs. It's cheaper than getting salt at the gas station, plus you get the peace of mind knowing your softener system is being checked by our expert techs!

Is there an app for my water softener meter?

Currently, the only water softener systems which have an app do not meet our standards for quality and relability. 

We are actively working with our manufacturing partners to obtain the latest quality technology, which we expect will include an app upgrade in the future. 

Can I purchase and self-install one of your water softeners? Do you offer self-install discounts?

Yes, you can install the softener yourself. We do offer wholesale pricing for the softeners if they are picked up and self-installed. Contact us for more information regarding prices.

However, there will be no labor or service warranty provided for self-installed systems. These systems do carry the manufacturers warranty on parts.

I have an existing well water system. What do I need?

Since every well can differ, we recommend an on-site water analysis for hardness, iron, and sulfur. We provide this service at no charge.

For more problematic water, a county board of health can do an in-depth water analysis.  Once the report is finalized, we have a variety of options to solve any problem.

How are these systems different than reverse osmosis (RO) systems?

A household water softener treats your whole house's water, while reverse osmosis systems typically treat individual faucets for drinking water. A softener system prevents scale build-up in appliances, like your washing machine and dishwasher, as well as on your shower heads.

Whole-house reverse osmosis systems are very expensive, and they're not always ideal. For instance, running pure RO water through copper piping can cause leaks by corroding the pipes. Also, two gallons of raw water are required to produce one gallon of RO water, resulting in a doubled water bill. Finally, the RO process is not necessary to filter out chlorine, iron, or hardness - a softener system can accomplish these goals. 

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