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Should I Use a Faucet Mounted Water Filter (Point-of-Use) or a Whole House System (Point-of-Entry)?

Posted on May 14, 2014

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The use of whole house water filters is fast becoming extremely popular with homeowners.

A whole house water filter will treat every single drop of water entering your home and is the most cost effective method to give you peace of mind about the qualit your home water supply. The whole house water filter can be configured in a wide variety of styles and price levels depending on what contaminants are in your water, your rate of water use and your budget.

One of the most popular configurations of a whole house water filter uses a dual filtration system to remove suspended solids (dirt, rust, dust etc) which will help to clarify the water. The second filter is a carbon filter which will remove foul tastes and odours from the water. The final portion of a quality whole house water filter is an ultraviolet (UV) light which is used to kill all bacterial and viral pathogens that may be (or may potentially get) in your water supply.

The beauty of a whole house water filter like this is that it's an economical way to clean all the water in your home using simple, widely available, proven technology. This is the same type of water filtration that most water bottling plants use specifically because it works and is simple to maintain.

Homeowners can select the proper sized whole house water filter for their specific use. Manufacturers typically will make several sizes available so there will be a simple whole house water filter available for any sized household. Consider amount of water used, number of people in the home and water quality (the specific water contaminants that you may be concerned about) when choosing a whole house water filter for your home.

Be sure to work with a manufacturer that has extensive experience in manufacturing and delivering a whole house water filter that works for you.

There are a wide variety of whole house water filters on the market. Decide first on your concerns, water use patterns and budget, then work with a qualified manufacturer or delaer to get the whole house water filter that will meet all of your needs and provide safe, clean water for years to come.

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