Are you considering buying a water softener system for your home or business?
You've probably been doing a lot of research on the internet. You may have spoken to friends or family who already have one or even had a couple of quotes.
Hydroworks are completely independent, which means we have no sales targets to hit. This means the advice we can give you is always based on our knowledge and experience, and is therefore always best advice.
Harvey's Water Softeners give their dealer range a 10-year guarantee , and are technically considered probably the best in the UK, whilst not necessarily being the most expensive.
Expertise that you can trust
"The industry is confusing!"
Everyone is telling you their water softener system is better than the rest. You may, therefore, appreciate some help in sifting through the information you have received.
An area where we often find confusion is what is and is not true about the different brands sold by Harvey Softeners, including the claims that some of their softeners are better than others.
So we will attempt to give you all the information you need to answer any questions and enable you to make an accurate and fully informed decision.
Harveys Product Generations
In January 2020, Harveys launched the 5th generation of Block Salt Water Softeners, packed with very clever technology and tremendous performance testing.
To help clear up any confusion about the Harvey top brands you may have, We've written a page about the differences between Harvey's Water Softeners, TwinTec and Minimax. View our comparisons page.
In the meantime, this quick and simple guide may help:
- Crown Block Salt Softener
- Minimax M1
- TwinTec S2
These three softeners all feature the same flow rates, performances and efficiencies. These are no longer sold.
- Minimax M2
- TwinTec S3
- Harveys HV3
Launched in January 2020.
These three softeners all feature the same flow rates, performances and efficiencies. They all use the original rectangular 4kg blocks of salt.
- Minimax M3
- TwinTec S4
- Harveys HV4
The Elite range uses the new mini-curve salt and was released with significant success in December 2020.
Harvey Softeners launched three exclusive 'named' softeners to their premier dealer network, plus they also sell a version of it directly.
Each of these softeners is eco-friendly and operates on patented curved salt to guarantee purity, and all of these enjoy super high flow capabilities, the best performance and efficiencies.
From over 200 companies within the industry in the UK, just 28 local businesses (including Hydroworks) have been selected to market the premium quality Minimax and TwinTec products.
The Harvey Arc is available directly from Harvey Softeners via their sales reps.
- Minimax Innova
– available from Hydroworks and selected Minimax Dealers (10-year parts guarantee)
- TwinTec Cobalt and S5 (same machine, different cabinet)
– available from selected TwinTec Dealers (10-year parts guarantee)
- Harveys Arc
– available from Harvey Softener sales reps directly (3-year parts guarantee)
- Harvey Minimax Major
- for large homes or businesses, powerful enough for 4 bathrooms.
- Harvey Minimax Big Blue
- The Big Blue is a high-flow, commercial water softener for up to 8 bathrooms.