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Easy ways to improve the taste and odour of tap water

Organic substances, chemicals, minerals, and other factors (old pipes, seepage, etc.) contribute to the tastes and odours that tap water may acquire while it travels to your home. In the United Kingdom, water safety regulations dictate the permitted levels of contaminants, the usage of chemical disinfectants, and measures that must be implemented to ensure the safety of tap water in all homes. Despite rigorous water cleaning and continuous water testing, water supply companies are primarily focused on ensuring tap water is, above all, safe for consumption.

tap water filters uk

While UK tap water is considered safe, people still choose to drink bottled water instead. In this context, improving the taste and odour of tap water could determine more people to choose tap water over bottled water. Here are a few easy ways that can help you get rid of strange flavours and odours in your water, and make the switch from bottle to tap a smoother process:

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Osmio Ultra-Soft 3 Way Tap Filter Kit Review

The Osmio Ultra-Soft 3 Way Tap Filter Kit is both a scale-inhibitor and contaminant removal water filter that can be used with any 3-way kitchen tap. It’s a convenient alternative for when you need to deal both with water hardness issues and common tap water contaminants, but you don’t want to install a water softener in addition to a water filter. This 3 way tap filter kit has a dual action by reducing water hardness and removing contaminants.

3 way kitchen tap, ultra-soft

In this review, we’re going to discuss the mechanism behind the dual action of this Osmio 3 way tap filter kit and analyse whether you should consider this filter for your kitchen.

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Water filtration vs water softening – what’s the difference?

While both systems are used for water treatment, one system targets chemicals and other contaminants in tap water, while the other system softens water to prevent lime-scale deposits and other problems caused by hard water. Therefore, water filters and water softeners are two different systems designed to address different issues with water.

water softener vs water filtration

Some people may install a water filter hoping that it will also treat water hardness issues, while those who have installed a water softener may mistakenly believe that they don’t need a water filter as well, while in fact a water softener only addresses water hardness issues. So when do you need a water softener instead of a water filter? Understanding the differences between these systems can help you make informed decisions on what home water treatment systems to purchase.

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How can businesses benefit from commercial water filters?

Commercial water filters are designed to meet the specific needs of restaurants, cafes, and any other food service business where special attention is given to using only the best ingredients. Because water is an indispensable ingredient in the preparation on many foods and beverages, it’s important that the water you use in your restaurant or café is of the best quality. It’s also important that water appliances are not damaged by sediments or scale present in municipal water.

commercial water filter

These filters designed for commercial applications have a higher filtered water output than water filter systems used in domestic settings, and some filters are designed for specific applications in mind. How can businesses benefit from a commercial water filter, and why should you consider one for your restaurant or café?

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Under-sink water filters for your kitchen

Under-sink water filters are usually installed in kitchens, where most water is used for cooking and drinking purposes. There are as many types of point of use filters as there are tap water problems, but which under-sink water filter is ideal for your kitchen?

under sink water filter cartridge

Installing the ideal under-counter water filter for your home starts with identifying which contaminants are present in your water supply. Once you have that information, you’re better equipped to make informed decisions about the type of water filter to install in your home. While each home is different and the needs of each family vary, there are some features that you should take notice of when choosing a filter for your home:

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