Are you considering buying a water softener system for your home? 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 install Harvey's Water Softeners with a 10-year guarantee because they are undoubtedly, technically, the best in the UK, whilst not necessarily being the most expensive.
Expertise that you can trust
Hydroworks supply and install several different makes and models of water softeners. The specification of your machine must match your softened water needs. We offer no obligation, no hard sell, and free surveys where we assess what is suitable for your home or business. A survey involves a water-hardness test, a water pressure test, estimated daily usage, and assessing plumbing and location for your new water softener. During the survey, we will have the opportunity to answer all your questions. Contact us today for a free survey.
Everyone is telling you their water softener system is better than the rest. You may 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.