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Read Our COVID-19 Update – May 2020

As of the 1st May 2021, our team are Lateral Flow testing for the symptoms of COVID twice a week, in order to keep our staff, customers and families safe.

Our team continues to follow all strict social distancing guidelines, including sanitising and now the wearing of masks in customer homes where customers are present and this is appropriate.

If we are working within your home, such as changing a filter or servicing a softener, or installing a new softener, we would ask that the area we are working be well ventilated.

The company policy is that we will sanitise our hands on arrival at your home, and on departure too. If we touch surfaces within your home, we will inform you which surfaces we have touched, and we will sanitise those surfaces too with a light bleach solution before we leave.

Our salt was manufactured and stored on pallets more than 30 days ago, and will only have been touched by the member of our team who delivers it, and their hands will be sanitised. We will deliver your salt to your home, and if safe to do so, will leave it in your desired location. If you would prefer your salt to be left outside your home, then we will ascertain beforehand where your preferred safe point is.

Lastly, we will confirm with you that no one in your home is experiencing symptoms or self isolating when booking the appointment to come and see you, plus when confirming the appointment the day before, Daniel will also confirm that no one in your home is self isolating or experiencing symptoms at that time too.

As a final precaution, when we are on our way to your home, the individual coming (Laurence, Alex, Paul or Pete) will also call you to confirm that not only are we experiencing no symptoms, but to ascertain that no circumstances in your own home has changed either.

We remain committed to the safety of our clients, and together we will get through this safely.

Any questions, please call Laurence on 07976 036101 or email the team on

Less than 1% Failure Rate

Years back, the Minimax softeners had just a 1-year guarantee. As the product improved, this was increased to 5-years. However, as good as the product was, in those days it still had a 10% failure rate.

Harvey eventually decided that the product needed a new level of professionalism behind it, and a new technical director was sought. This gentleman, Martin Hurtworth came from the premium car light manufacturing industry and promptly promised to get the failure rate down to ZERO % within a year. Martin achieved zero % failure within 6 months.

‍The 4th-generation Minimax M3 brings the best in technological advances to the market and is outperforming anything created previously. Unsurprising considering how intensively the softener is stress-tested – 1 million cycles at 10 bar!

Even the Minimax Major and Big Blue exceed industry requirements with testing at 100,000 cycles at 10 bar!

‍Harvey Water Softeners has a world-leading manufacturing plant in Woking which is considered to be the Centre of Excellence for the industry.