A LEADING water softener dealer has won a top industry award for the fourth year in a row.

Kevin Goody was voted number two TwinTec dealer in the country, at a special awards ceremony held in Cyprus.

Kevin, who owns UK Water Softeners, has had more than 4,500 customers over the past 19 years, many of which are in the Basingstoke area.

And over the years he has sold over £3.5million worth of lime scale busting installations.

The award was presented by Harvey Bowden, from Surrey-based Harvey Water Softeners, which manufacture the TwinTec equipment.

The brand is Western Europe’s leading supplier of domestic water softeners.

Kevin has a connection with Harvey’s going back to 1983, when he purchased his first water softener, after being fed up with lime scale in his house.

At that time he worked in the financial services industry, and was so impressed with the performance of the water softener, that he eventually set up his business as a TwinTec dealer.

“I am delighted to be number two again, but I’d much prefer to be number one next year,” quipped Kevin.

“I like to look after my customers and if you do a good job you get recommendations.

“After all, new customers often come from recommendations, as well as newspaper adverts such as in The Gazette, the internet and leaflets.”

The awards ceremony was a real family affair as his daughter Sarah Goody is the TwinTec dealer manager.

Kevin’s son, Andrew, is also a TwinTec service engineer.