Rent vs Purchase

A water softener is a household appliance that you will use everyday. A water softener will pay for itself. A quality water softener with proper care will last 12-15 years.

 

  • Rental water softeners are typically used softeners recycled from one house to another.

  • Water treatment dealers love this as they keep making money on used, refurbished equipment.

  • Rentals typically come with a minimum 2 year contract.

  • Older softeners are not as efficient and may use more salt & more water.

  • There is no knowing what kind or water was going through the softener before you received it!

 

Equipment 

Installation fee

Cost per month

Minimum contract term

Upfront cost:

Total cost:  2 years

Total cost:  5 years

Total cost: 12 years

 

 

*12-15 years is the average life of a quality water softener. 

Rent

Purchase

used/refurbished

$150

$30 + tax

2 years

$180

1230

$1950

 

$4470

new

$0

$0

no contract

 

$1249

$1249

$1249

 

$1249

*prices & terms are representative of the national average. Prices may be higher or lower in your area.

*purchase price based on Fleck 5600-75

Dakota Water Treatment does not offer water treatment products for rent.