Quality and reputation

Compass have been installing water softeners in Reading and the Thames Valley for over 20 years. We have over 3,000 satisfied customers and pride ourselves on our professionalism, courtesy and quality of service.

All water softener installations are carried out by Martin Perrin, the owner of Compass Water Softeners, and come with up to a 10-year parts guarantee.

Free impartial advice: call 07967 009838

For advice on how soft water can help you, your family and your home, as well as saving you money, contact us today on 07967 009 838 or email martin@compasswatersofteners.co.uk

We’ll be happy to arrange a FREE, no-obligation demo in your own home, with no hard sell.

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Try before you buy! Take a 3 month free trial and see the benefits of soft water for yourself. Over 95% of people choose to keep their softener after the trial.

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Martin and Lisa Perrin from Compass Water Softeners in Reading

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Courtesy - 10 / 10
Reliability & timekeeping - 9.9 / 10
Tidiness - 9.9 / 10
Workmanship - 9.9 / 10


Compass Water Softeners in Reading is a family-run business and we pride ourselves on treating your home as we would our own. All our installations are carried out to the highest technical specifications and we ensure every customer is treated with respect, courtesy and professionalism.

The ratings we’ve received from over 200 customers reflect that commitment and are testament to the pride we take in our work.

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What Our Customers Say...

Happy customers

We get most of our business through recommendations from existing customers for whom we’ve fitted water softeners in Reading and the Thames Valley – see what they’ve said about our service.

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5 star rating

"From initial contact to the finished work Martin was polite, prompt, very friendly and professional. We are happy with the softener and the installation. We would highly recommend Martin, his company's products and his pipework."

Mr. D, Reading – May 2017

5 star rating

"Martin did a fantastic job from start to finish. He went extra mile to make sure the job was to our satisfaction.”

Mrs. J, Wallingford – June 2017

5 star rating

"Every aspect of dealing with Martin was excellent. I am extremely pleased with the product, service, price, workmanship, everything. The whole process was a stress free pleasure."

Mr. P, Reading – February 2017

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Compass water Softeners are rated 9.9/10 at Checkatrade.com by more than 200 customers. Our reputation speaks for itself and we’re delighted that so many people have taken the time to say how pleased they are. You can read all our customer reviews on the Checkatrade website.

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Trusted by over 3000 satisfied customers


Punctual, courteous and efficient, we always treat your home as respectfully as we would our own. All work is carried out by a qualified plumber and our softeners have a 10-year guarantee.


You’ll get an excellent job at a competitive price, without ever compromising on the quality of work. We offer a 3 month trial period so you can test the results for yourself before you buy.


We install water softeners in Reading and cover all surrounding counties – so we’re there whenever you need us. Compass also supply block salt for your softener, so all your needs are covered.

Try soft water for yourself for 90 days