How to Choose a Whole House Filter
It’s really not that hard friends!
This is for people on municipally-treated water, not wells. If you have a well, get your water tested.
Step 1:- Determine if your municipality uses chloramines or chlorine, AND if they add fluoride.
Do a web search for ” ‘your town + state’ annual water quality report” OR call the number on your water bill to ask them.
Based on the answer to those 2 questions:
a. If you have chlorine, not chloramines, and no fluoride, this is the best choice for larger homes:
b. If you have chloramines (even some of the time) and no fluoride, this is the best choice for larger homes:
c. If you have Chlorine OR Chloramine AND Fluoride, select one of the 2 tank whole house filters that is described as filtering Fluoride. See them on this page:
Whole House Filters
OR Get a whole house filter for chlorine or chloramines (linked above) and combine with this kitchen filter:
Fluoride Plus Kitchen 2-Canister
Look at your water bill to see how much water you use in a year.
SMALLER (and more frequent media changes)
Media lasts for 80,000 gallons.
Small Whole House Alternative
Learn more and see Options.