Whole House Filters: How to Choose

How to Choose a Whole House Filter

It’s really not that hard friends!

Just take a few minutes to read these simple steps.
This is for people on municipally-treated water, not wells.  If you have a well, get your water tested.

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.

2.  Based on the answer to those 2 questions:

a.  If you have chlorine, not chloramines, and no fluoride, this is the best choice:

2-media 1-tank Chlorine Plus.

b.  If you have chloramines (even some of the time) and no fluoride, this is the best choice:

2-media 1-tank Chloramine Plus

c.  If you have Chlorine OR Chloramine AND Fluoride you can select either one of the 2 or 3 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.


Other Options:

SMALLER (and more frequent media changes)
Media lasts for 80,000 gallons.
Small Whole House Alternative

MEDIUM SIZE

Learn more and see Options.

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For more general information, please click on Water Filter FAQ.  You can also Check Water Filter Certificates and Lab Test Results

 

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