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Kenmore  Extra High-Efficiency Water Softener

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 Rating 4.5 | 75 Reviews | Write a review
Reg Price: $529.99
Savings: $130.00
$399.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Depth (in.): 19.75
Height (in.): 47.75
Plumbing Connection: Up to 1 in.
Width (in.): 16.5
Capacity and Flow:_UP
Salt Storage Capacity (lbs.): 200
Water Flow Rate (gpm.): 8
Product Overview:
General Warranty: 1 year limited parts and labor, 10 year limited tank
General Features:
Color Family: Gray
Household Size: 4 to 6
Iron Removal Setting: Yes
Low Salt Light: Yes
Regeneration Control System: Water Meter
Salt Storage Tank Light: Yes
Water Softener Type: Salt-Based (Ion Exchange)
Power and Performance:
Hardness Capacity (grains): 32,100
Hardness/Salt Efficiency: 5090@2.5 lbs.
Operating Pressure Range (psi): 20 - 120
Regeneration Time (mins.): 125
Softener Resin (Cu.Ft.): 0.83

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Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.

Kenmore water softeners remove hardness minerals so you can enjoy soft water benefits, saving you time, money and more. The Kenmore Extra High-Efficiency Water Softener is the better choice for families up to 6 people and water hardness up to 45 grains per gallon.

  • IntelliSoft2™ uses up to 30% less salt and 34% less water*
  • Ultra Cleansing keeps larger particles of sediment from entering the home plumbing system
  • High-flow valve
  • Lighted LCD screen allows for easy reading and menu selection in areas of low or bright light
  • LED salt tank light
  • Advanced lo-salt indicator
  • Third-party tested and certified by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

Compared to Kenmore water softeners sold since 2001

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Added on March 12, 2011

 

Overall, others give this:

75 Reviews Write a review
66 Reviewers (88.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise84 found this helpful
605Matthew
Jul 6 , 2014
Great softner
Criticism11 found this helpful
Chiftp
Mar 27 , 2014
Kenmore ultra soft 100 & 150
JUNK!!! I had a leak around the Venturi part which leaked water into the tank and screwed up the brine mix. I fought with the Sears help line until it was out of warranty and now I am stuck with their Junk. Yesterday their service tech suggested I must have dropped the unit. Really. Water @ 7 pounds per gallon plus salt, I think they are on dope!!! This weekend when I take it back, it may accidentally drop on the store floor. Terrible product and worse customer service. ***** here I come.
 

Tripleot

Orange Grove, TX

Aug 4 , 2014
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So far so good

This softener has given us the soft water we desired. I'm hoping this thing last for a long time

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 4 , 2014
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so far so good

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Mn2Mom

Dundas, MN

Jul 21 , 2014
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Water Softener

We chose to get this unit and hire a plumber to install, instead of going with a nationally branded water company. The price for this unit and an install was still much cheaper than the other options. (and we checked 4 other options). We could tell the difference in our water immediately after install. Very pleased.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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BobsPicks

Pocahontas, AR

Jul 16 , 2014
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Easy to install. Great for new construction or remodeling.

Bought this softner on sale for 399.00 and it has all the features of much more expensive competitors. The amount of flow thru this unit and its capacity fits my 4 bedroom 3 bath home perfectly. Unit performed as advertised. I would definitely install a whole house water filter in line before this softner to protect against particles and sand. Also run 1 inch lines in and out of thissoftner so as not to choke your water flow. Great buy.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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605Matthew

Concordia, KS

Jul 6 , 2014
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Great softner

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Ajax96

Lapeer, MI

Jul 1 , 2014
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Cheapness

This softener does everything that it's supposed to. It's easy to install with a minimum of tools. But it annoys me that I had to navigate thru this site like Magellan to find the "Use and Care Guide" and spend 29 sheets of my own paper to print it out the English portions. You see, Sears only provides the installation manual in the box. And if you'd like to know how to tweak your softener to gain optimal performance, you need the "Use & Care" manual. Of course, you could run back & forth reading from the computer monitor, but that would be pretty stupid. Bad show, Sears!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Onair

Palm Harbor, FL

Jun 1 , 2014
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Resin bead blowout stops water flow

For the second time, my Sears water softener failed, sending small resin beads to all my faucets. I had to spend hours unclogging my water lines. Of course, this is not covered by the warranty. There is a design flaw with these units. They last 6-9 years before they malfunction . Do yourself a favor and buy something else.


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MommaMary88

Camarillo, CA

Jun 1 , 2014
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Love our new Water Softener

Love our new Water Softener. Yes, the pipes are different from the old ones, but husband had no problem installing the new softener. Easy to program, quiet, love the lite inside tank, overall an excellent buy.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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May 29 , 2014
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water softener Kenmore ,

easy installation and working fine.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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TrishinIN

Elwood, IN

May 18 , 2014
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Happy

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