WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain Water Softener Review

WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain Water Softener Review

  As you already know, the water that you receive in your home is hard water because it contains a lot of minerals, including calcium and magnesium. As such, using hard water in your home will make you plenty of problems such as ugly stains on tubs and sinks. Since water appliances are forced to work harder, there will be higher water bills, as well. However, water softening devices can help you prevent these problems by providing healthy and clean water. One of the most efficient water softener available in the current market is the WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain. It…

WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain Water Softener Ratings

Design - 85%
Features - 88%
Capacity - 89%
Ease of use - 80%

86%

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This is a powerful water softener that stands up to its reputation, being a great choice when it comes to meeting a small family needs.

User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)

 

As you already know, the water that you receive in your home is hard water because it contains a lot of minerals, including calcium and magnesium. As such, using hard water in your home will make you plenty of problems such as ugly stains on tubs and sinks. Since water appliances are forced to work harder, there will be higher water bills, as well. However, water softening devices can help you prevent these problems by providing healthy and clean water. One of the most efficient water softener available in the current market is the WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain. It is an incredible softener and a great value for money, as well. In addition, it comes at a reasonable price

 

Design

This filter features a compact design for easy installation into tight spaces. It measures 14 ¾ inches in width, 18 ¾ inches in depth and only 25 ¾ inches in height and weighs 73.2 pounds, which means that it is small enough, not to bother. Being gray and beige in color, this water softener features a rectangle shape and it has a textured finish made of plastic. Furthermore, it is designed for indoor use only, so this unit is a great option for homes where space is a concern.

Performance

When it comes to performance, it’s good to know that the WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain is a system that can soften up to70 grains per gallon, as well as reduce ferrous iron in the water up to 10 ppm. Its regeneration process takes only 18 minutes and it uses 2.6 pounds of salt. Keep in mind that this process occurs after a specific number of gallons through the unit and a faster regeneration time will allow it to use less water during the entire process. Also, it can filter dirt and sediment it to 20 nominal microns. With a corded electric power source, this water softener uses 12 volts to run without using any battery. There are also other important things you need to take into consideration when purchasing such a softener, including the fact that the water consumption is 12 GPH, the temperature may range between 40 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit and its flow rate is 12 GPM.

Specifications Sheet

Specs 220 22000 Grain Softener
Dimensions 14.75” W x 18.75” D x 25.75” H
Weight 73.2 Lbs
Water Consumption Rate 12 GPH
Flow Rate 12 GPM
Temperature Range 40°F – 120°F
Regeneration Process Duration 18 Minutes
Warranty 3 Years for Valve, 10 Years for Media Tank

Features

What makes the WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain extremely efficient is the fact that it features a built-in 20-micron whole-house dirt and sediment filter which give customers great tasting water and cleaner pipes all around. The filter is built in, so there are no cartridges to worry about changing. Actually, this will help you save a lot of money and eventual headaches if you don’t have a filter ready for standby. Additionally, you need to know that this machine is incredibly quiet and it makes less noise than a typical water softener. Also, it has an on-demand function that will help it use less water and salt than other models.

Ease of use

As mentioned previously, an entire house up to three rooms can be supported on this small device which is very easy to use and install. In fact, its installation is quick and painless for users that just want to get started. Obviously, the WaterBoss 220 needs to be set so that its functions hum along without user input. Plus, it’s important to know that it features an in-house technical support that ensures the user that they can get in touch with the manufacturer in case something happens with the water softener. In addition, the WaterBoss 220 22000 Grain comes with a 3-year warranty on the valve and a 10-year warranty on the media tank and its outer cabinet. Plus, the customer service has been quite effective and current customers suggest that the company helps them walk through any issues faster without wasting time. More than that, if something happens with the water softener at the time of delivery, the company will exchange it for a brand new one without any question asked.



Pros

  • It can soften up to 70 grains per gallon
  • 12 gallons per minute flow rate
  • It features a 20-micron whole house sediment and dirt filter
  • Quiet operation
  • Temperature range from 40°F to 120°F
  • Backed up by a generous 3-year warranty

Cons

  • It’s not suited for a large household

Final Verdict

In terms of grain water softeners, there are small chances that you’ll find a better performing softener than the WaterBoss 220. Let’s start our favorable verdict by mentioning a few words about the clean lines and impeccable design of this household appliance, a design that makes it fit perfectly in any home. Performance-wise, it is capable of reducing ferrous iron and filtering dirt, leaving the water that runs through the pipes softer and safer for human consumption and use by appliances. The only notable feature of this product is the 20-micron sediment filter that gives the unit its high capability of reducing water harshness. Overall, there are not many things to be said about this product except the fact that it’s a wise investment to make as it delivers better results than promised once you install it.

1 Comment

  1. Klaude says:

    The flow rate of this model is truly impressive. Overall, it seems like a great investment to make!