Your One-Stop Solution for Escondido Hard Water

Water softeners with advanced technology improve your home’s water quality, all over Escondido.

Hard water, especially in and around Escondido, can be tough on plumbing, major appliances, and more. To remove the minerals responsible from your water, Culligan water softeners use cutting-edge, high-efficiency technology to improve water performance and quality throughout your home.

Most Escondido residents use the municipal system, which draws water from surface water sources, as well as some groundwater reserves. Some of these sources are as far away as the Colorado River. After such a long trip, water can accumulate some unwanted additions, and require extensive treatment to be drinkable.

Hard Water Problems

Dissolved minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium especially contribute to stubborn buildup on plumbing, appliances, and fixtures. In addition to contributing to  sometimes expensive maintenance and repairs, hard water can take a toll on your shower routine by leaching moisture and nutrients from your hair, skin, and nails.

Along with visible hard water issues in Escondido, like buildup or staining, many homes without water softeners experience larger problems that can be harder to see — The minerals in hard water contribute to extra wear on appliances, shortening their lives, since they can’t use hard water as efficiently as soft water. These minerals also build up in plumbing and fixtures, which can produce more serious problems for your home’s infrastructure. 


"Culligan of Escondido did a fantastic job helping us select a water softening system.  Clint was wonderful explaining the options and making two separate trips to our home to walk us through what we were getting.  The installer was super professional and efficient.  We couldn't be happier with our system and would highly recommend them." - Josh E., Vista

"We have had Culligan Water Conditioning service for several years.  During that time we have had reliable and trouble free service, while enjoying soft water.  There is nothing for you to do, they do everything." - G.C., Escondido


 

Protect your Home with Escondido’s Most Efficient Water Softening Systems

Culligan’s advanced water softeners target and remove problem-causing minerals from water, leaving you with softer water that works more efficiently in your home. Your local, Escondido Culligan Man provides expert testing and evaluation of your water, as well as installation and maintenance of your water softener — for life.

Learn more about the home benefits of a Culligan® High Efficiency Water Softener!

  • Hard Water
    Hard Water
  • Dry Skin/Hair
    Dry Skin/Hair
  • Stiff Laundry
    Stiff Laundry
  • Soap Scum/Lime Buildup
    Soap Scum/Lime Buildup
  • Spots on Glass/Cloudy Glassware
    Spots on Glass/Cloudy Glassware
  • Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
    Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

Water Softener Benefits


  • Reduce utility bills with softer, more efficient water.
  • Extend major appliance life — from the dishwasher, water heater, washing machine, and more.
  • Improve the look and feel of hair, skin, and nails.
  • Help laundry last longer, and look better, with easier-on-fabric soft water.
  • Use, and spend, less on personal care and cleaning products that go farther — and feel better — with softer water.
  • Remove and keep dirty spots off silverware, glassware and other appliances and fixtures in your home. 
  • Soft water may help if you have children susceptible for eczema

Culligan Escondido Water Softener


Escondido-area residents have trusted their water to Culligan for more than 80 years. Our customer service, cutting-edge water softening technology, and local expertise goes beyond the basic water quality in Escondido to help you find the right solution for professional water softening in your home.

  • Local, Escondido water experts test your water to help you learn more about it, and provide solutions for best way to soften it for your home.
  • Culligan water softeners include professional installation, routine maintenance for maximum efficiency, and dedicated customer service to make sure you’re always getting the most out of your water softener.
  • We’re proud to offer one of the the most efficient water softeners on the market today, the Culligan High Efficiency Water Softener.
  • We know water, and water softening technology. It’s why we hold more patents for water softening and treatment than any other water company.

Product Information


Hard water is the result of mineral buildup in your city or well water, most commonly from calcium and lime. Hard water can reduce the quality of water in your home and may also be driving up your water bills, cleaning costs and more. The signs of hard water are not always obvious, but can have detrimental effects on your home. Hard water can cause corrosive build of scale from mineral deposits in your pipes. Over time, your pipes can clog, water flow can diminish and water pressure will be reduced. Your local Culligan water expert offers range of water softener products that fits your needs, wallet and for every size of household.

The Culligan High Efficiency Water Softener is the most efficient water softener in the market. You save more on water, salt, and electricity with patented smart technology that makes our high-efficiency water softeners up to 46% more efficient than other softeners. Not only will you be saving your wallet by reducing water and electricity costs, but you will also be decreasing your home’s environmental footprint.

Water Softener Product Specifications 


Culligan’s proportional brining allows your softener to regenerate only that part of the resin bed that has been exhausted, reducing its salt usage.

  • Automatic bypass valve provides the convenience of bypassing the water softener from the softener itself or the remote display.
  • Patented Culligan Aqua-Sensor® technology automatically adjusts to changes in water conditions so the softener only regenerates when needed, saving you salt, water, and money.
  • Our smart brine tank automatically monitors salt levels and tells you how many days of salt are remaining.
  • Exclusive Culligan Soft-Minder® meter monitors daily water use and provides advanced system diagnostics.
  • The easy-to-read backlit display with digital clock lets you know your softener is working and alerts you to any system malfunctions.
  • Culligan’s Dial-a-Softness® Valve allows you to customize the “feel” of your water, so it never feels too soft or too hard.

Frequently Asked Questions about Culligan Water Softeners


1. Will my water taste salty?

No.  A properly functioning water softener will never make your water taste salty.  The small amount of sodium added to the water will never create a salty taste.

2. How do I know if I have hard water?

Hard water usually manifests itself in several ways.  It leaves white residue behind wherever water evaporates. When hardness reacts with soaps and detergents, it leaves a sticky soap scum behind, and in hot water heating systems it leaves behind a hard scale.

3. How does a water softener work?

A water softener works through a process known as “ion exchange,” which means that as it removes calcium and magnesium (elements that make water “hard”), it replaces those ions on a one for one basis, usually with sodium.  This means that the amount of sodium added to the water is directly proportional to how hard your water is.  In most instances the amount being added is so small that it is not a significant contributor to the amount of sodium in your diet.

4. Will a water softener reverse the damage that has already been done to my appliances?

Yes, if your hard water has been building up scale in your appliances, once you install a softener it will begin to remove that built-up scale.  It will take a long time to remove it, but it will remove it.

5. Will the softener remove all impurities from my water?

Unfortunately, no.  A water softener is designed to remove hardness (calcium and magnesium) from water.  They can sometimes remove a limited amount of iron and manganese if you happen to have these problems as well.  But if you are looking for great water for drinking and cooking, you should probably consider a reverse osmosis system for that purpose.

6. Are there chemicals used or put into the water to soften the water?

Other than salt or potassium chloride, there are no other chemicals that a water softener uses.  On the contrary, using a water softener reduces the amount of cleaning supplies and detergents that you need to put down the drain trying to keep your home and family clean. Using a water softener is very environmentally friendly.

7. How long after installation will I have soft water?

Once a softener is installed, it will begin to soften your water immediately, However, if you have a tank-type hot water heater, it may take a few days to use up that hard water, until you feel the full effects of soft water.

8. How often do I need to add salt?

Most good softeners today, recharge based on how many gallons of water you use, and how hard your water is to start with.  However, most of our customers today are adding salt once or twice a year, on average.

Installation, Repair and Servicing of Your Culligan Water Softener


A water softener is more than just another appliance in your home; it’s an investment in your home and all the people in it. That’s why we think your water softener should come with the proper installation, repair, and servicing — because it’s not just about buying a water softener, it’s about getting the most out of it, as long as you own it.

Culligan Water Softeners Vs. Off-the-Shelf Water Softeners 


Today, you have almost too many choices about where to make big purchases, and water softeners are no different. You could have one delivered from Amazon in 2 days, pick one out at the local Home Depot, or contact a plumber to have him or her recommend one for you. In all of these cases, however, you’ll be relatively alone in the process, and you may not even end up with the right water softener for your particular home, and your specific water softening needs.

Additionally, you’ll be on the hook for all of the maintenance required with a water softener, things like:

  • Checking salt levels
  • Brine discharge
  • Water quality and flow checks
  • System sanitization
  • Timer and sensor checks
  • Programming
  • Routine performance tune ups

We think people have enough to worry about without adding, ‘did I remember to order more salt for the water softener?’ to the list.

And suppose something goes wrong with the installation and it only comes up 2 months down the line? That’s on you, too. Water softeners are a service as much as a product — the impact the right water softener can have on your home and your water is much bigger than just the softener itself, especially when done correctly.

We Know Water Softener Repair (Maybe a Little Too Much)


Maybe the issue is that you already have a water softener, and you have no clue what to do with that thing in the basement, or why it’s making that noise.

It doesn’t matter if it’s a Culligan brand water softener, or a competitor’s, we’ll repair and service it for you, no questions asked.

We know our way around just about any make or model water softener you could come up with.  And if we don’t have the parts or know-how to fix the problem right there - we’ll special order parts or call our water softening experts to get the answer.

Water Softener Installation and Maintenance


We’ve also seen just about all the plumbing quirks and configurations you could throw at us, too. Just as every home is different, every water softener instal is a bit unique, too.

We’re experienced at installing our own products — and even 3rd party products — with as little modification to existing plumbing as possible. No matter where you need it to fit, or how it needs to adapt to your environment, we’ll come up with an effective, efficient plan to get your softener working.

Not only that, we’ll set up maintenance plans and reminders for you - so you never have to worry about your salt levels, tune ups, or water quality. We’ll arrive on your schedule when it’s time for servicing and take care of everything, so you can spend your time worrying about more important things than your water softener.

Have more questions about water softener installation or repair? Fill out our online form to find your local dealer to get started — we’ll take it from there.

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