Looking to improve the cleanness and taste of your tap water, but you’re averse to spending too much money? Read our cheap water filter buying guide and discover the best cheap water filters for your home.

Best cheap water filters

Your water provider has already treated the water that flows out of your kitchen faucet, but that filtering process does not deal with everything that may be wrong with your water. A water filter can comprehensively deal with all these problems so that you can have access to water that meets all your exigencies. Similarly, a water filter system can allow you to stop spending money on bottled water that is not only more expensive, but it is also damaging to the environment.

To narrow down the range of water filters that would provide you the best filtration for the least amount of money, we have taken into consideration the following factors:

Affordable pricing: You don’t always need to go for the most expensive alternative to get the best value for your money; high quality filtration is within affordable reach.

High level of contaminant removal: if you’re going to install a water filter in your home it is only natural to choose a filter that will efficiently remove the substances that are the cause of you wanting to install a filter in the first place.

Durability and low-maintenance costs: you want a filter that is affordable in terms of both initial investment and cartridge replacement costs. Likewise, you will want a filter system that works with durable and high capacity filter cartridges, so you won’t have to replace them too often.

Ease of installation: the ideal filter would be one that is easy to install and maintain, without having to call a plumber or a specialist.

Based on the above considerations, here are our top recommendations for the best cheap water filters for domestic use:

PurePro RS3000 – This under-sink water filters provides a complete, 3-stage filtration process that removes contaminants such as chlorine, lead, asbestos, as well as microorganisms like Giardia or Cryptosporidium. The PurePro RS3000 is highly appreciated for its user-friendliness and durability. The filter cartridges are easy to replace thanks to the patented quick-change technology and will last for up to 6 months.

Doulton Duo Filter Housing with Ultracarb & Cleansoft Candles – Doulton is a well-established and reliable brand in water filtration. The two step filtration process of the Doulton Duo provides a comprehensive filtration. In the first stage, the CleanSoft cartridge tackles water hardness inhibiting the build-up of lime-scale. In the second stage, the Ultracarb ceramic candle makes sure to eliminate sediments, microorganisms, chlorine, and heavy metals.

Watts EZFITPRO-400 Small Whole House Water Filter System – This small and compact under-counter filter is ideal for small households. The filter is designed to remove unpleasant tastes and odour by filtering out sediments, chlorine, selenium, arsenic, fluoride, and volatile organic compound. This is achieved through an intelligent combination of a 5 micron activated carbon block with an activated alumina fluoride filter. This whole house water filter system can be set-up in less than 15 minutes.

Doulton HIP Ultracarb Water Filter System – Combining the outstanding filtering capabilities of ceramic filtration with the efficiency of activated carbon, the Doulton HIP will remove chlorine, VOCs, reduce fine particulates, turbidity, bacteria and cysts. The Doulton candles are known for their long service life and self-sterilising properties.