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Kinetico Premier Compact Water softener

The Kinetico Premier Compact water softener with e-max technology combines maximum performance and eco-efficiency in a compact design for the ultimate in soft water convenience.

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The Kinetico Premier Compact water softener replaces the 2020c and is one of the smallest, non-electric, block salt, twin cylinder water softeners on the market and comes with a 10 year parts warranty. With the Kinetico Premier Compact there is nothing to plug in, no buttons to push or timers to set and reset. In addition, the Premier Compact regenerates only when necessary so it doesn’t waste precious water or salt whilst providing you with an uninterrupted 24-hour supply of soft water. Eliminating the problems associated with electric components makes your water softener incredibly simple to use.

Home Demonstration


Site Survey


On Site Installation


Support and Backup


Service and Repair


10 Year Parts Warranty


1 Year Labour Warranty


Enjoy the benefits of softened water and eliminate limescale when you purchase a domestic water softener. By installing a water softener, you can get rid of the limescale build-up in your appliances and no more tough de-scaling of shower heads, glass shower screens or taps. Additionally, you can reap the benefits of better skin, soft, silky hair and brighter clothing with your own domestic water softening system.

Alongside the Kinetico Premier Compact water softening system, why don’t you include a K5 or 9000 drinking water filter for healthier and better tasting water? View the associated products below for further information.

Technical Specification & Options

Technical Specification & Options

Size (w x d x h) 219 x 468 x 498 mm
Performance HE HF
Minimum Flow 0.25 l/min 1 l/min
Maximum Flow @ 1 bar 16.6 l/min 33.3 l/min
Salt used / Capacity 0.34 kg / 8 kg 0.34 kg / 8 kg
Time 11 minutes 11 minutes
Volume 20.5 litres 20.5 litres
Operating Pressure (Min/Max) 1.8 - 6 bar 1.8 - 6 bar
Soft water capacity @ 300ppm 430 litres 392 litres

Your questions answered

What maintenance does it require?

Adding salt to your machine is the only maintenance you’ll have to do. You’ll see the salt level gradually go down – when it’s at a very low level, it’s time to refill.

How much salt will I use?

It depends on how much water you use, but
on average we recommend one block per person, per month.

How much does salt cost?

We recommend that you use block salt which can be purchased from WeSofeners. They come in handy carry bags which are easy to handle and store. Typically, prices are around £5.50 depending on the number of bags purchased.

Is a water softener noisy?

Premier water softeners have ‘QuietDrive’ technology which means they operate at low noise levels.

Will there be a pressure drop in the flow of water?

It should not impact on the flow of water unless you have every tap in the house running at once. Then there may be a marginal drop in pressure.

How long will my softener last?

Every Kinetico water softener goes through rigorous quality control checks before it leaves the factory. And with an industry leading 10 year parts warranty, you are guaranteed years of trouble-free use. In fact, some of our softeners have been known to last for 35 years!

Will it clean off the limescale in my existing pipes?

This is not an instant process but over time soft water will remove the scale. A water softener should be an essential appliance for anyone moving into a new home to keep everything looking and running like new.