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Water Softener Installation

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Labor Warranty

One year of protection comes standard with installation.

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How It Works

Step 1: 
Select the Product That Fits Your Needs 

Choose a solution to fit your home’s needs from a number of great water softener products.

Step 2: 
See an Associate to Purchase Installation 

Once you’ve selected the water softener that’s right for you, see an associate to purchase installation.

Step 3: 
Schedule Your Installation 

Once you purchase your product and installation in store, we’ll connect you with a trusted independent installer to complete the installation of your new water softener.

Your Installer Will:

  • Remove the existing water softener system (where necessary)
  • Install your new water softener
  • Meet permit needs as required by local ordinances 
  • Clean the work site after installation 
  • Explain system operations to the homeowner

What You'll Need to Get It Working

Water softener installation requires a 110-volt receptacle within 10 feet of the water softener.

Need Help With Hard Water?

If your clothing loses its brightness quickly, your fabrics don’t feel soft, or you notice spots or stains on your dishes, shower doors, faucets and fixtures, then you may have a hard water problem. Find your location on the map to see the water hardness level in your area, measured as the concentration of calcium carbonate in grains per gallon (GPG).

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Water Softener Systems

If your clothes come out of the wash less vibrant and you keep noticing stains on dishes or faucets, you may be dealing with hard water. Lowe's water softener systems help fix this problem and can easily become an essential part of your home's water treatment system. Find out how these products work, discover the benefits of water softener system installation and learn more about Lowe's dedicated installation services.

Improve Water Quality With Water Softeners

Water softeners play a key role in improving the quality of water you use, ranging from daily showers to cooking. They reduce the hardness of water by filtering out particles, like calcium and magnesium, and prevent scale build-up in pipes.

Does Your Home Have Hard Water?

Your home might have hard water if you notice spots and stains on dishes, shower doors, faucets and fixtures. In addition, clothing that loses brightness and softness quickly or hair and skin that feels dry are also signs of possibly having hard water.

Let Lowe's Help

Now that you've determined your home has hard water, it's time to find a solution from Lowe's water softener service. To help you get started, check out our buying guide — Best Water Softeners for Your Home. And don't worry, our team of product experts is here to help you through every step of the process, from purchase to installation. Enjoy special financing options and one year of warranty protection when you choose to install with Lowe's.