Categories for Water Filtration

What the Cryptosporidium in Water Is All About

March 28, 2022

What is cryptosporidium in water? It’s an organism that can cause disease in humans, especially when consumed. The organism can also survive for long periods in water sources such as rivers, lakes, reservoirs and drinking water. It can pose a health threat to humans by causing diarrhea in infected individuals. In some cases, cryptosporidium can lead to death. It is essential for water sources to be treated appropriately to prevent the spread of this organism. Cryptosporidium can be found in the environment and carried by animals, especially fish. How Does Cryptosporidium Get Into Drinking Water? Besides being found in water sources,... View Article

Does My Well Water Need to Be Filtered?

February 24, 2022

If you live in a city or town, chances are that you have city water provided via a public system. If you live in a rural area, you’re more likely to be familiar with private drinking water wells. About 15 percent of the population uses well water. Well water has benefits such as no utility costs and plenty of supply. That said, there are downsides, including potentially harmful chemicals contained in water. Let’s take a look at why well water needs to be filtered. Well water safety If you use a well water filtration system, then the water will be... View Article

Is Unfiltered Water Bad for Your Skin?

August 24, 2021

Not many people realize it, but unfiltered water could actually cause major issues for your skin. How can unfiltered water be bad for your skin? Unfiltered water often contains chemicals like chlorine and chloramine that can strip oils from the body. Over time, this could cause skin irritation, dry skin and other conditions. Unfiltered water can also be bad for your hair and nails. You can avoid all this by investing in a good home water filtration system. Read on to learn about the many benefits of purified water for your skin. Gives your skin a new glow After washing... View Article

Professional vs. DIY Water Filtration System Installations

August 10, 2021

Are you wondering, “Should I DIY or hire a professional for my home water filtration system installation?” This is a question many people ask themselves when deciding to invest in such a system. While there are several pros and cons to both options, it’s usually best to hire a professional. Installing a system on your own could help save cash, but there’s always the potential of making a costly mistake. You don’t want to waste time and energy by improperly installing a water filtration system, then wind up having to call in a professional anyway. Read on for more reasons... View Article

How Much Money Can I Save with a Water Filter?

July 19, 2021

Millions of people across the country use filtration systems to purify their water before drinking it or using it for cooking. Most people who use water filters invest in these systems because they offer numerous health benefits, but may not realize that investing in water filters also offers significant financial benefits. If you’re curious about how a water filter can save you money, keep reading to learn more. The cost of bottled water Homeowners with water quality issues often purchase bottled water instead of using water from the tap. While bottled water might seem to be relatively inexpensive, the cost... View Article

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