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Water Softener Comparison

Water Softener Comparison

Trying to determine which is the best water softener to meet your needs? Use the water softener comparison chart below to get the facts on different Culligan water softeners and compare product specs. Then contact Culligan for assistance in selecting the specific model that will work best in your home.

Water Softener Comparison Chart:

Water Softener Series
(Click series to learn more about available models!)

Salt Storage Capacity
(Varies by Model)

Gallons of Water Conditioned/Min. (gpm) at Optimal Pressure (psi) (Varies by Model)

Hardness Removed Before Regeneration is Needed (Varies by Model
& Salt Dosage)

Avg. Regeneration Time. (Varies by Model)

Avg. Water Consumption Per Regeneration
(Varies by Model)

Culligan Platinum Plus™

Range:
375lb – 600lb

Range: 14.9gpm @ 15psi
–22.9gpm @ 15psi

Range:
28,210gr – 125,885gr

Range:
85min – 96min

Range:
54gal – 183gal

Culligan Gold™

Range:
250lb – 600lb

Range: 9.0gpm @ 14psi
– 10.6gpm @ 15psi

Range:
19,086gr – 90,986gr

Range:
52min – 68min

Range:
35gal – 176gal

Culligan Medalist™

Range:
250lb – 375lb

Range: 5.9gpm @ 12psi
– 10.2gpm @ 15psi

Range:
17,004gr – 60,523gr

Range:
52min – 85min

Range:
23.3gal – 51gal

Culligan Soft-Minder Twin™

Range:
250lb – 600lb

Range: 10.2gpm @ 15psi
– 12.0gpm @ 15psi

Range:
13,760gr – 100,387gr

Range:
67min – 101min

Range:
57gal – 107gal

 
 

Culligan Platinum Plus Series Automatic Water ConditionerCulligan® Platinum Plus Series™ Automatic Water Conditioner

The Platinum Plus Series™ is Culligan's largest capacity water softener, with flow rates of up to 22 gallons per minute (gpm). Have guests visiting and need even more soft water than usual? No problem! Just use the Guest Cycle recharge option to generate an extra supply of soft water at the touch of a button.

Platinum Plus Series™ water softeners come equipped with a Culligan Soft-Minder® Meter or Aqua-Sensor® Probe, so you’ll never have to guess when it’s time for regeneration! The Soft-Minder® meter will tell you when a predetermined number of gallons of water have passed through the softener, and models equipped with an Aqua-Sensor® Probe will sense the actual hardness level of the softening media and tell you when it’s due to be replaced.

WQA Certified Against NSF/ANSI Standard 44 for the reduction of:

• Calcium and Magnesium (hardness)

• Barium and Radium 226/228

Models: 10” Model, 12” Model, 14” Model, 16” Model

 

Culligan Gold Series Automatic Water ConditionerCulligan® Gold Series™ Automatic Water Conditioner

Recognizing that not everyone has the same water problems, Gold Series™ water softeners can be customized to resolve individual water issues based on the specific water quality found in your home.

Gold Series™ water softeners come equipped with a Culligan Soft-Minder® Meter or Aqua-Sensor® Probe, so you’ll never have to guess when it’s time for regeneration! The Soft-Minder® meter will tell you when a predetermined number of gallons of water have passed through the softener. For even more accuracy, select models use an Aqua-Sensor® Probe to sense the actual hardness level of the softening media and tell you when it’s due to be replaced.

WQA Certified Against NSF/ANSI Standard 44 for the reduction of:

• Calcium and Magnesium (Hardness)

• Barium and Radium 226/228

Models: 9” Model, 10” Model, 12” Model, 14” Model

 

Culligan Medalist Series Automatic Water ConditionerCulligan® Medallist Series™ Automatic Water Conditioner

Medalist Series™ high efficiency water softeners are an economical and efficient option for resolving hard water issues. Don’t have room for a water softener in your home or garage? Ask about the optional UL-certified, weather resistant cover for installation outside!

Medalist Series™ water softeners come equipped with a Culligan Soft-Minder® Meter or Timeclock, so you’ll always know exactly when your softener is due for regeneration!

WQA Certified Against NSF/ANSI Standard 44 for the reduction of:

• Calcium and Magnesium (Hardness)

• Barium and Radium 226/228

Models: Medalist: 8” Model; Medalist Plus: 30, 45, and 60 Model

 

Culligan® Soft-Minder Twin Series™ Water Conditioner

Culligan Soft-Minder Twin Series Automatic Water Conditioner

Soft-Minder Twin Series™ water softeners feature an innovative twin-tank design that allows the system to deliver an uninterrupted supply of soft water, even when the system is regenerating. When one tank is exhausted, the other tank takes over while the first one regenerates, providing soft water 24-hours a day.

Soft-Minder Twin  Series™ water softeners are ideal for large families or homes with extremely hard water.

WQA Certified According to WQA S-100 for the reduction of:

• Calcium and Magnesium (Hardness)

Models: SM-61 Model, SM-91 Model, SM-121 Model, SM-181 Model