Waterboss water softening systems are known for their compact size and efficient performance. They’re one of our top picks for homes that are short on space, but don’t let their small size fool you: these units perform just as well as their larger counterparts.
Waterboss’s collection of water softening systems is smaller than competing brands, but there are three models in particular that we’ve reviewed which stands above the rest:
1. Waterboss 900
The 900 is the best unit Waterboss has to offer. This whole house system functions not only as a water softening system, but also as an iron water filter. With convenient features and a high grains per gallon rate, this unit is ideal for very hard water and large homes.
Once installed, the 900 can soften a maximum of 90 grains per gallon. At the same time, this unit will reduce ferrous iron in your water up to 10 ppm, and filter out sediment and dirt.
Unlike other systems, this unit has a whole house filter that features built-in and self-cleaning. There are no cartridges to change, which makes this a convenient and cost-effective unit.
Regeneration time is quick, too. The entire process takes just 38 minutes and uses just 27 gallons of water. It’s efficient when it comes to salt usage, too, with 6 pounds of salt needed for the regeneration process.
We love the Waterboss 900 because it can treat very hard water, and can meet the demands of large households.
2. Waterboss 700
The Waterboss 700 is a whole house water softening system that’s virtually maintenance free. This efficient unit is capable of softening a maximum of 70 grains per gallon, and like the 900 unit, it can also reduce ferrous iron in your water up to 10 ppm.
The 700 is right in the middle in terms of price and performance, which makes it the ideal choice for most households.
A built-in whole house filter removes dirt and sediment from your water supply and is also self-cleaning, so you never have to replace cartridges again.
Regeneration takes 18 minutes, which means you’ll always have soft water available. Each regeneration process uses just 16 gallons of water and 2.5 pounds of salt, so you’ll save money on salt and water compared to other units.
We recommend this unit to households that use well water because of its ability to filter out iron, sediment and dirt. Highly efficient and easy to install, this is one of our favorite systems that Waterboss has to offer.
3. Waterboss 220
If you’re looking for an affordable, simple unit and you have a smaller household, the Waterboss 220 is the right choice for you. Compact in size, this unit is just 14 3/4 inches wide, 25 3/4 inches tall, and 18 3/4 inches deep.
Even if you’re short on space, the 220 will fit perfectly in your home.
Like other Waterboss systems, this unit is a whole house water softening system. Not only can this unit soften a maximum of 70 grains per gallon, but it can reduce ferrous iron in your water up to 10 ppm. The built-in filter will also remove sediment and dirt.
What makes the 220 so great is its ability to regenerate in 18 minutes using just 2.5 pounds of salt. It’s efficient design and quick regeneration time ensures that this unit uses less water than the average system. And regeneration will only occur after a certain number of gallons have passed through the unit.
With a quiet operation, compact size, built-in filter, and affordable price, the 220 is the perfect choice for families on a budget and smaller households. And even with its smaller size, this unit can effectively treat moderate to very hard water.
Waterboss offers some of the best water softening systems on the market. These three units are the top-selling and best-performing the brand has to offer. With each containing a built in filter that’s self-cleaning, Waterboss’s systems eliminate the need to buy costly cartridges. The addition of removing iron, dirt, and sediment, and the quick regeneration time make these systems the ideal choice for families who are on a tight budget.