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Old 07-07-2009, 3:31 PM
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Cheapest place for softener salt around my area at the moment is:
Mole Valley Farmers.
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Old 10-07-2009, 10:21 AM
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Cheapest place I can find in SE Kent at the moment is Aquasof Salt in Herne Bay. Small Family owned business but great prices
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Old 22-09-2009, 4:40 PM
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Thumbs up Water Softner salt

Hi All
for my salt i use Culligan who are the cheepest that i have found they sell tablet salt which i use for 8.28 a bag to collect or when i had it deliverd one for 5 bags it cost me 40.83
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Old 26-09-2009, 3:04 PM
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I found a company in Holt near Trowbridge called Paul Hodges Salt Supplies, they sell tablet salt at 8.30 for 25kg or delivery of min 5 bags and 6 delivery. I just pop in when i'm passing.
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Old 20-10-2009, 10:32 PM
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I've looked at loads of websites selling salt but most seem to supply in a limited area, but I found this lot http://www.salt-supplies.co.uk delivery anywhere. My water softener uses Kinetico block salt, it was the cheapest I found by a mile, specially in the bulk lots - we did a deal to share with a neighbour and bought about two years supply in one lot which worked out just over 3 per pack delivered so we saved about 35%.
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Old 15-11-2009, 9:52 AM
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Default You can get small quantities of salt delivered

check out the tablet salt direct website cannot add the link but it is www .tablet salt direct . c.o . uk (without the gaps of course!)
minimum order only 3 bags and free delivery - not sure about block salt but definitely do tablet.
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check out the tablet salt direct website cannot add the link but it is www .tablet salt direct . c.o . uk (without the gaps of course!)
minimum order only 3 bags and free delivery - not sure about block salt but definitely do tablet.
I am a cynical old b****r when I see posts like this - lavish praise in a first post.............

BUT even if this is spam - it 'aint a bad price including delivery !
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Old 02-04-2010, 8:31 AM
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Read this thread with interest, and whether your interest is in a water softener or water softening tablets (as in Calgon) the link below will be of interest. The conclusion for using Calgon in the washing machine (which is where i came in, new machine being delivered today and they now only have a cold inlet feed) is that it's a wastee of money. A good washing powder apparently has scale inhibitor and it works provided you use the correct doseage. Good enough for me as i've never used Calgon despite being in a hard water area, just a twice yearly washing machine de-scaler bought from local independent repair shop - but you do need to give the filter a good clean and check your waste outlet afterwards to remove any large lumps of scale.

http://www.washerhelp.co.uk/limescale.html
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Looking over the subject of water softener tablets there is a need for a reliable and competitive source,if you look at packagingandmuchmore they sell the salt .They do gritting salt and water softening salt in granular or tablet form.From 10kg to 25 kg bags. The water softener tablets in 10kg bag are popular. A pallet of 120 bags in the region of 4.20 per bag plus vat, delivered,smaller quantity will cost more.
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Looking over the subject of water softener tablets there is a need for a reliable and competitive source,if you look at packagingandmuchmore they sell the salt .They do gritting salt and water softening salt in granular or tablet form.From 10kg to 25 kg bags. The water softener tablets in 10kg bag are popular. A pallet of 120 bags in the region of 4.20 per bag plus vat, delivered,smaller quantity will cost more.
First post ! I'm getting cynical again !!

I am paying little more than that for a 25kG bag !!! 10kG bags really are a rip-off !
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Old 20-05-2010, 6:46 PM
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Smile Water softener blocks

I don't know about bags, but if you want blocks delivered, here is a good bet:

uk-water-softeners.co.uk

think delivery is only in Surrey/Berkshire/Hampshire area though.
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Old 20-09-2010, 9:53 AM
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Default water softener salt

You can buy pure water softener salt for 8.00 plus vat per 25Kg bag with a very efficient 3 day free delivery service.
However, I do find it incredible that a comment advocates that to save money you should buy the cheapest salt available (regardless of the quality) to put into a machine that has cost hundreds of pounds, affecting the efficiency and longevity of the machine?
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Unhappy Are we simply being ripped off?

I spend most of my time in Italy, where you can buy the stuff for 11cents a kilo, and in 1kg packs!!! This is at Lidl, it's even cheaper at the Co op, 10 cents a kilo. Lidl's price is therefore 2.75 euros for 25 Kg, which at 1.14 euros to the pound equals 2.41!!!! How does B & Q justify 12/13 for their 25kg bag, about 5 times the price and you have to lug a 25kg bag in and out of your car. Can anyone point me to a sensible price in the UK, (Bournemouth area).
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Can anyone point me to a sensible price in the UK, (Bournemouth area).
I used to get my salt from:
H Clark & Son Salt Suppliers, Totton, Southampton.
They used to deliver 5 bags or more for free. May well deliver to Bournemouth.
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Old 27-10-2010, 8:31 AM
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Angry Water Softener Salt

Thanks for that Moonrakerz, will try Clarks at Totton, will let you know how it pans out!
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Thanks again Moonrakerz, I bought 125kg for 39.60ish, ordered at 9 o'clock and delivered at 2.15! How's that for good service, and delivered with a smile also. Not as cheap as Italy but better than I could find in the local suppliers.
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Any recommendations for Essex area please?
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Cheapest place I can find in SE Kent at the moment is Aquasof Salt in Herne Bay. Small Family owned business but great prices
Thanks Blofeld - just rang them and their block salt prices are better than anything else I can find locally. Good find.
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Any recommendations for Essex area please?
Anyone live in Essex with a water softener?
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Old 18-02-2011, 4:35 PM
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We have a water softner on our supply, usual get 25kg bags of salt tablets from plumb centre. Give your local one a call and will order in for you about 10 per bag.
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