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Which Filtered Water is Best?

In one of our previous articles, we’ve discussed the best and worst waters to drink.

Filtered tap water was one of the waters we recommended as the best one to drink.

We’ve taken both health-related and environmental factors into account when determining which water is most suitable for drinking.

In our quest for water excellence, we’re now examining which filtered water is best.

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Portable Water Filters You Can Trust

woman holding a water filter bottle cap

With more and more people on the move, the devices we have been using in our everyday lives have adapted too — they’ve become smaller, lighter, and so easy that we can carry them around with us.

Although the tech industry is a leader in portable devices, the water filtration industry is also keeping up the pace, and innovative portable water filters are storming the markets.

Since these water filters are not connected to a municipal water supply and they don’t rely on water pressure, it begs the question whether they’re just as good as regular, plumbed-in filters?

In this article, we examine the best portable water filters and how they compare to traditional water filter systems.

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When Should You Buy a Tap Adapter?

You’ve set your eyes on a great filter tap, but it’s not compatible with your filter system? Installing a new water filter can become a real hassle especially if things don’t match. Sometimes, the solution to a successful water filter installation can be one tap adapter away.

In this article, we’re going to discuss the various cases when an adapter can save the day if a compatibility issue arises. Our water filter webshop carries John Guest and Mur-lock adapters for these very situations, so you can successfully connect a water filter tap to virtually any water filter system.

Tap connectors can be used for any drinking water application including water coolers, ice makers, water conditioners, etc. Learn how you can turn a difficult installation project into a success story with a simple accessory like an adapter.

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Should You Use a DIY Water Filter?

The need for potable water is an unquestionable priority for all of us. While tap water guarantees cheap access to safe water, sometimes, not even tap water is completely free from contaminants. One thing is certain: Without using a water filter you can never be sure about the quality and cleanliness of the water you drink every day.

Most probably, you’re one of those lucky people who have everyday access to clean drinking water. It seems like the simplest thing to reach for a of bottle of water or walk into your kitchen for a glass of fresh water.

But have you ever thought about what would you do if you would find yourself in a different situation? Have you ever thought about how you would go about getting water cleaned if it wasn’t readily available?

Learning how to make your own DIY water filter can come in handy in situations where drinking water is not a given. In this article, we’re going to go over the easiest ways to purify water without a store-bought water filter.

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Which Water Softener Salt Should You Use?

Water softener salt changes are part of the ongoing maintenance required by any salt-based water softening system. Salt-based water softeners use a brine solution to wash away hardness minerals and to regenerate the sodium charged resin beads responsible for the softening process.

If the softener salt in your brine tank is running low, it’s time to pick up some more, and if it’s your first time changing salt in your water softeners, you may be taken aback by the many choices available: solar, pellets, potassium chloride pellets, etc. So, naturally, you might wonder what type of water softening salt should you get?

Here we discuss the most common softening salt options you may come across and some of their pros and cons, but first let’s take a look at what water softening really is.

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