Reverse Osmosis Water Filters
A reverse osmosis water filter may be what you and your family need in order to remove various items from your drinking water. They can be used for both well water and basic tap water that comes from your faucet. Not only will it taste better but it will be better for you. The amount of impurities in such water can be higher than what you realize. Most people think that as long as their health department hasn’t notified them not to drink it they are going to be find.
A reverse osmosis water filter fits under your sink so it is hidden away. There are some that fit right onto the faucet but they can be unsightly. People also worry about what guests to their home will think if they see such a water device hanging from the end of the faucet. All of the debris are removed from micro filters and unwanted chemicals won’t make their way into the water you drink or that you cook with.
If you live in an area where there are large amounts of mineral deposits, a reverse osmosis water filter is a very good idea. They come with a triple filtering system so you can be sure very little is going to get past it without being removed. Basically this type of water system ensures only what is good for you is going to get into your glass or into your pot.
One thing you do need to be aware of though is most reverse osmosis water filters result in a great volume of water being wasted. That is due to the amount of water it has to get rid of to remove the contaminates. So you should expect to see a slight increase in your water bill with this type of filtering system. Yet if you are already paying for bottled water this will likely save you some money.
A reverse osmosis water filter is very simple to install on your own. It will take two or three hours to complete the process. You can buy a good quality system with a warranty for about $200. There is very little maintenance for this type of water filtering system. Approximatley every three years you will need to put in a new filter membrane. Those run about $50 each.