What are whole house softeners?

How a Water Softener Works

Hard water is softened by removing the calcium and magnesium it contains. When hard water passes through the softening system’s resin bed, the calcium and magnesium (hardness) ions are removed through an ion exchange process, so only softened water passes through to your home. Once the resin bed fills up with hardness ions, it must be regenerated (cleaned). Salt is typically used in the regeneration process and restores the resin to a “clean” state so the ion exchange process can begin again.
From multi-tank systems powered by the energy of moving water to a more traditional approach, Kinetico covers all your options. Your local Kinetico water expert will work with you to choose the water softener that’s right for you.



  • Standard Electric Softener

    Economical and Effective
    ElectricOperation

    Operation

    Powered by electrical control head that meters incoming water

    MeteredRegeneration

    Regeneration

    Uses salt with Hard water

    Not available24/7 Soft Water availability

    24/7 Soft Water availability

    Not available during regeneration time (72 minutes)

    StandardFlow Rates

    Flow Rates

    3/4”-1” pipes
    1-3 bathrooms house

    StandardEfficiency

    Economical and Effective

    This single-tank electric system features a 12-day timer that puts you in control of when and how often the unit should regenerate. Powerline Series systems are tough on hard water and iron but easy on your budget.



  • Compact Non-Electric Softener

    Saves Space and Money
    Non-ElectricOperation

    Operation

    Moving water is the power source, not electricity, so operation is simple and reliable. There are no timers or computers to set, adjust, repair or replace.

    On DemandRegeneration

    Regeneration

    Uses salt with hard water

    Not available24/7 Soft Water availability

    24/7 Soft Water availability

    Not available during regeneration time (13 minutes)

    StandardFlow Rates

    Flow Rates

    3/4”-1” pipes
    1-2 bathrooms house

    HighEfficiency

    Saves Space and Money

    Performance and value for basic water problems and applications.Like other Kinetico products, Essential water softeners operate using water power, not electricity.  So you can forget about clocks and timers. No more setting, adjusting or repairing, and no more headaches. It’s that simple. Regeneration occurs in a fraction of the time it takes other softeners to come back into service.

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  • Signature Non-Electric Twin-Tank Softener

    Superior Design
    Non-ElectricOperation

    Operation

    Moving water is the power source, not electricity, so operation is simple and reliable. There are no timers or computers to set, adjust, repair or replace.

    On DemandRegeneration

    Regeneration

    Uses salt with hard water

    Always available 24/7 Soft Water availability

    24/7 Soft Water availability

    Always available

    HighFlow Rates

    Flow Rates

    3/4”-1.1/4” pipes
    1-4 bathrooms

    HighEfficiency

    Superior Design

    Efficient and effective performance for challenging water conditions. Kinetico Signature Series water softeners are modeled after our original twin tank, non-electric water softeners that have been solving the water problems for millions of people worldwide for decades.You can count on Signature Series water softeners to solve your hard water and soluble iron problems without creating new ones.



  • Premier Non-Electric Twin-tank Softener

    Outstanding Performance
    Consumers Digest Best Buy
    Non-ElectricOperation

    Operation

    Moving water is the power source, not electricity, so operation is simple and reliable. There are no timers or computers to set, adjust, repair or replace.

    On DemandRegeneration

    Regeneration

    Uses salt with hard water

    Always available 24/7 Soft Water availability

    24/7 Soft Water availability

    Always available

    Very HighFlow Rates

    Flow Rates

    3/4”-2” pipes
    1-10 bathroom house

    Very HighEfficiency

    Outstanding Performance A Consumers Digest Best Buy

    Designed for homes with larger plumbing and high water use, Premier Series softeners deliver generous flow rates without forfeiting water softness. So if you have a house full of guests or are washing multiple loads of laundry, you’ll never run out of soft water.Maximum performance providing the highest quality water for your home.