Water Filter Blog

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How to Purify Water by Boiling (& Why It Works)

People have been boiling drinking water as a means of purification for centuries.  These days, we have multiple treatments and purification processes to kill contaminants...
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How Do Charcoal Water Filters Work?

Charcoal filters have become very popular in the past few years.  Strong believers in the filters highlight their effectiveness at purifying water plus the fact...
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Why Is My Tap Water a Strange Color?

Turning on your water tap and expecting clean, clear water to come out only to see a rainbow color can be puzzling.  While they may...
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Why You Shouldn’t Drink Too Much Purified Water

Our earth is becoming increasingly polluted.  An unintended consequence of this pollution is an increased hazard of consuming dangerous contaminants in drinking water.  Pollution in...
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Distilled Water vs Spring Water: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever walked down the bottled water aisle at a grocery store before, then you know that there are a plethora of drinking water...
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What is a Water Softener? (How It Works + Pros & Cons)

Many people who have a water softener in their own home are perhaps unaware of how they work. Softeners are a solution to problems caused...
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10 Best Water Cooler Dispensers (2021 Reviews)

Water cooler dispensers, or simply water coolers or water dispensers, can be quite useful for both your home and your office. They are machines that...
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10 Best Water Distillers (2021 Reviews)

Water distillation is another way of getting purified water other than water filters or water filtration. In this purification method, when tap water goes through...
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10 Best UV Water Purifiers (2021 Reviews)

UV water filter systems is a purification system that uses UV rays (ultraviolet) from a UV bulb to kill the harmful bacteria from your water...
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Water Softener Maintenance 101 (Checklist)

Hard water can cause you a lot of trouble in your home. It can reduce the lifespan of your water-based appliances and clog your pipes,...