Water Filters

What is a Whole House Filtration Water System?

Most of our household water sources are not 100% contamination-free. In fact, much of the water we get to our homes (tap water) contains several contaminants, mostly from environmental and industrial pollution. Whether the water is sourced from lakes, rivers, wells, or glaciers, there is always some level of contamination.  These contaminants can include anything ranging from natural minerals to artificial chemicals from human activities. For instance, surface water (lakes and rivers) is exposed to stormwater runoff, acid rain, pesticides, or industrial chemical wastes. Groundwater (wells), on the other hand, is easily exposed to septic waste, agricultural chemicals, disease-producing pathogens, …

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What is a Multi-Stage Water Filter, and Why Do You Need it?

Clean, uncontaminated water is paramount for your health, as well as that of your home’s plumbing system and appliances. However, water connected to our homes might not always be 100% safe, especially for consumption. That’s why we need efficient water filtration systems.  In some cases, single-stage filters are inadequate to remove all the contaminants, especially when contamination levels are high. All harmful bacteria build-up leached metals, and chemical pollutants need to be removed to have that clean, safe water for home use.  A multi-stage water filter system comes in handy to ensure that the water flowing in your house is …

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Water Filter vs. Purifiers

Water Filter vs. Purifiers: Is There A Difference?

We all know the importance of clean water. Whether we are consuming it or using it for cleaning, dirty water is not helpful and can make us really unwell. There are a range of methods to ensure you have clean water to conduct your daily activities. The problem is that it can be confusing to determine the difference between these methods and the one that is best suited for your situation. Water filters and water purifiers are both commonly used to treat water, but what is the difference between the two? We’ve done a comprehensive rundown of water filters vs …

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How To Make Distilled Water

How To Make Distilled Water: 6 Easy Steps

Distilled water is useful for a variety of applications. If you use it on a regular basis, though, distilled water can prove costly and inconvenient to have to buy constantly. In this post, we’ll show you how to make distilled water easily. We’ll also give you some more detailed guidance on what you should use this water for. How to Make Distilled Water: What You Should Know First As we mentioned in this article, distilled water is not ideal for drinking, particularly if you’re making it yourself. The distillation process may kill microbes but it leaves chemicals like heavy metals …

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Big Blue Water Filter Housing

Big Blue Water Filter Housing: Everything You Need To Know

The Big Blue water filter’s housing is based on a deceptively simple and ingenious design. Throughout our more than 30 years of experience in the HVAC and water filtration business, we’ve installed and serviced countless of these units. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help answer some of the common questions we receive about the Big Blue filter. Let’s dive in! Big Blue Water Filter Housing: The Basics The Big Blue water filter is a point-of-entry (POE) system, meaning the unit filters your water supply before it gets to your various fixtures. It’s a very cost-effective method of …

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