Waterboss water softener reviews 2020 (whole house)

A waterboss water softener is another well-known brand when it comes to the water softener system.

The company is American owned so its product is manufactured in the United States of America.

Waterboss water softener

Waterboss  water softener comparison

 NameImageFeaturesWhere to buy
1Water boss Water Softener-700capacity-22,000,has built-in filter, removes iron &hardness up to 70 grains per gallonAmazon
Walmart

2Water boss Water Softener-900capacity-36,500,has built-in filter, removes iron &hardness up to 90 grains per gallonAmazon
Walmart

3Water boss Water Softener-950capacity-22,000,has built-in filter, removes hardness up to 35 grains per gallon & chlorine taste and odorAmazon
Walmart
4WaterBoss 365 36400 Grain Water Softenercapacity-36400 has a built-in filter, removes hardness up to 90 grains per gallon, 10ppm (parts per million) of ferrous iron, filter dirt and sediment down to 20 nominal micronsAmazon

The company has been there for the last 20 years making compact water treatment system.

It offers quality water softener and filters that help solve all home water problems.

This company offers a whole house water softener system that treats hard water in a process called ion exchange. So the system uses salt to treat hard water problems. 

It recommends the use of pellets or solar salt as a regenerant.

The water boss softener you can use potassium chloride as a substitute for sodium chloride, but it is not recommended to use where iron is present in water.

It offers four different models of the water softener. Which includes:

  1. WATER BOSS 74011 Waterboss Water Softener-700
  2. WATER BOSS 74016 Big Boss Water Softener-900
  3. WATER BOSS 74011 City Boss Water Softener-950
  4. WaterBoss 365 36400 Grain Water Softener

#1: WATER BOSS 74011 Waterboss Water Softener-700

waterboss water softener 700

Summary

  • Has a capacity of 22,000 grains
  • Removes hardness up to 70 grains per gallon
  • It has a built-in iron filter that reduces 10ppm clear water iron
  • It takes 17-19 minutes to regenerate
  • Uses 12 gallons of water and 2.5lbs of salt
  • Flow rate – 8 gallons per minute
  • It has built-in dirt and a sediment filter

Water boss 74011 has a capacity of 22,000 grain which capable of softening up to 70 grains per gallon.

This model has built-in iron and self-cleaning whole house filter, which is capable of removing 10-micron sediment and 10ppm iron. The self-cleaning filter means you do not need to change the cartridge.

Regeneration will take 17 to 19 minutes, depending on the salt setting of the unit.

During regeneration, this model uses 12 gallons of water and 2.5lbs of salt.

It features a computerized control unit, and the system utilizes on-demand regeneration.

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#2: WATER BOSS 74016 Big Boss Water Softener-900

waterboss water softener model 900

Summary

  • Has a capacity of 36,500 grains
  • Removes hardness up to 90 grains per gallon
  • It has a built-in iron filter that reduces 10ppm clear water iron
  • It takes 21-38 minutes to regenerate
  • Uses 27 gallons of water and 6 pounds of salt
  • The flow rate of 8.2 gallons per minute
  • It has built-in dirt and a sediment filter

The water boss 74016 is a 36,500-grain capacity that is capable of softening 90 gallons per grain.

This model has a built-in iron filter which reduces clear water iron up to 10ppm. It also has a self-cleaning whole house filter which removes 10-micron sediment.

Water boss model 900 takes 21 to 38 minutes during regeneration, uses 27 gallons of water, and uses 6-pound of water.

#3: WATER BOSS 74011 City Boss Water Softener-950

waterboss water softener model 950

Summary

  • Has a capacity of 22,000 grains
  • Removes hardness up to 35 grains per gallon
  • Do not reduce iron
  • It takes 17-19 minutes to regenerate
  • salt used for regeneration 2.5 pounds of salt and 15 gallons of water
  • Flow rate – 8 gallons per minute
  • It has built-in dirt and a sediment filter
  • It reduces chlorine taste and odor, making it ideal for municipal water.

Water boss model 950 is a water softener and at the same time reduces chlorine taste and odor. The reduction of chlorine taste and smell makes this model ideal for municipal water.

This model has a capacity of 22,000 grains which is capable of softening up to 35 grains per gallon.

It comes with a built-in self-cleaning whole house filter which removes up to 20 microns sediments.

This water softener is for city water without iron. It is not suitable for well water.

It takes 17 to 19 minutes to regenerate, uses 15 gallons of water and 2.5 pounds of salt.

Water Softener 33K Grain

WaterBoss 36,400-Grain Water Softener System, Model# 365

WaterBoss 365 36400 Grain Water Softener

The 365 model is capable of softening water up to 90 grains per gallon, reduce up to 10 ppm (parts per million) of ferrous iron and filter dirt and sediment down to 20 nominal microns.

It has a compact design that measures 14 3/4″ wide, 18 3/4″ in depth and only 30 3/4″ tall making it easy for installation into tight spaces.

This system regenerate in as little as 38 minutes at a 6 lbs. salt setting. The faster the regeneration time the less water you will use and longer the regeneration time the more water you will use.

When it comes to warranty the model 365 comes with a 3 year limited warranty that includes the electronics. The media tank and outer cabinet have a 10 year limited warranty.

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Waterboss water softener manual

The waterboss water softener owner’s manuals are available in the company website as a PDF document that you can reference online, or print off and keep at home.

The manual contains installation instructions and part drawings of each product.

Waterboss water softener error codes and problems

Find out the problem you may encounter with water boss water softener from the following websites

Home guides

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waterboss water softener settings

Why choose water boss softener

  • Water boss softener model 700 and 900 effectively treats all well water problems. This two model has an iron filter that reduces 10ppm iron.
  • Water softener model 950 reduces chlorine taste and odor, making it ideal for municipal water.
  • All water boss softener has built-in self-cleaning whole house filter. The self-cleaning whole house filter removes 10 microns of sediment.
  • When it comes to regeneration water boss softener takes minutes to regenerate, unlike other softeners that take hours.
  • All water boss softener utilizes on-demand regeneration
  • All water boss softener comes with a manual, installation CD, water test strip, and 8-inch drain line.

How does a waterboss water softener work?

Water boss softens hard water using a process called ion exchange. Where resin is used to attract hard water minerals and remove them in your water, making your water soft. Once the resin reaches its capacity, it cleans itself during regeneration time.

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