Water Filters

Water Filter vs. Bottled Water

Water Filter vs. Bottled Water: How To Save Hundreds Of Dollars

The question of ‘water filter vs. bottled water’ is one we hear quite often at American Home Water and Air. While cost is among the chief concerns people raise related to this topic, it also has major implications for your family’s health. In this post, we’ll explore the economics and health impacts of relying on either bottled water or filtered tap water for your family’s drinking supply. Water Filter vs. Bottled Water: Economics Cost of Bottled Water vs. Tap Water Americans spend $16 billion per year on bottled water. Without exploring the purity of bottled water just yet, let’s explore …

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Reverse Osmosis vs. Distilled Water

Reverse Osmosis vs. Distilled Water: Read This Before You Decide!

The topic of reverse osmosis vs distilled water is one we come across fairly often at American Home Water and Air. There are many substantial differences between the two, however, that may influence which one you decide to use in your home. In this post, we’ll take a look at the science behind distillation and the reverse osmosis process to establish a deep understanding of both. Reverse Osmosis vs. Distilled Water: The Basics Reverse osmosis is a filtration process that forces your water through a series of fine membranes. Our reverse osmosis systems in Phoenix consist of four or five-stage …

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Benefits Of Reverse Osmosis

6 Key Benefits Of Reverse Osmosis Water

Among the various types of water filtration systems, reverse osmosis tends to be the most popular. In this post, we’ll explore the various reverse osmosis water benefits to help you understand why that is. We’ll also fill you in on any potential downsides to reverse osmosis water. Our exploration of these two angles will help you decide whether a reverse osmosis filter is right for your family. Reverse Osmosis Water Benefits #1. RO is Highly Effective at Removing Contaminants When discussing reverse osmosis benefits, it makes sense to point out that they do their job (filtering drinking water) very well. …

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How Can You Remove Minerals From Water?

What does a water softener remove? Can it replace a whole house filtration system? These are among the most common questions we hear at American Home Water and Air. Read on to better understand exactly what water softeners do and where they fit into your home filtration setup. What Does A Water Softener Remove? A water softener removes the minerals (most significantly calcium and magnesium) that make your water hard in the first place. To do this, these systems most commonly use an ion exchange process that replaces the calcium and magnesium ions for sodium or potassium ones. This process …

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Lead Water Filter: Is A Whole House System Effective?

If you’re shopping for a lead water filter, whole house systems will eventually pop up on your radar. But are they really effective at removing lead from your drinking water? What’s this highly toxic compound doing in your water, anyway? Today, we’ll answer these questions and more to help you ensure safe drinking water for yourself and your family. Is The Water In Phoenix Safe To Drink? It’s no secret that tap water all throughout America is of poor quality. Research has shown that millions of Americans drink water containing elevated levels of bacteria and even lead. Phoenix, Arizona is …

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