Choosing to install a whole house water filter system
Most people already have a water filter attached to their kitchen sink or at least a portable one that can provide enough purified water for drinking. However because of the increased level of pollution, environmental accidents, and other environment problems caused mostly by us, the tap water is becoming more contaminated.
Depending on your needs and possibilities there are inexpensive water filters that work only at the faucet they are installed at, or a more expensive whole house water filter that provides purified water in the entire house no matter what the water is used for.
A whole house water filter is indeed more expensive then other water filters
But in the long run you might be better off with such a filtering system because apart from providing purified water in the entire house, it also adds value to your house. Because of its complexity and the fact that it has to be installed at the main pipe before entering the house, such a filtering system requires professional installation.
Another reason for investing in such a water filter is that it is completely out of sight, thus it will not occupy space in the house and you do not have to install several water filters in the same house.
Save space with a whole house water filter
A good way to replace the top counter or under counter water filters that provide you drinking water, and the shower filters that let you take care of your body by providing purified water.
The advantage of the whole house water filter is that by providing purified water for the entire house, they are actually helping you maintain your appliances, like your washing machine or your dishwasher, as well as the sinks, basins, and hot tubs.
With a whole house water filter system installed you do not have to worry remembering which faucet that has the filter installed. Also with a whole house water filter you do not have to worry about not having enough filtered water to drink or even worse enough water to take a shower.
A whole house water filter is the best solution to help us get healthier by having filtered water not only to drink, but also to cook and wash fruits and vegetables, and to take showers. There are several bacteria in the water as well as heavy metals and pesticides. Research also shows that the chlorine put in water to purify it, is actually not safe at all for the body, however it kills other dangerous bacteria that is in the water.
The good news about the water filters is that while they keep some of the bacteria and heavy metals out, they still let you have the good minerals from the water. Also the filtered water does not have any smell, it is not cloudy, but instead is clean and pristine.
Because the cost of whole house water filter system is higher than the other water filters, they are intended to offer maximum performance and filtration with as little maintenance as possible. An annual inspection and maintenance program is recommended.
There are also several models of whole house water filter s to choose from, but first you need to know the approximate amount of water you and your family use. Furthermore one of the things to keep in mind while selecting such a system is that the more filters the system has the cleaner and safer your water will be.