Filtering your water is a great way to make water from just your tap safer, healthier, and can even make it taste better. Even with that in-mind, though, you may not be a fan of what seems like high maintenance costs for tap filters, pitcher filters, and shower filters. However, we have a solution for you.
Here, we will talk about using water filtration in your home, why you should filter, what types of filters might save you more money, and why to consider having a whole home system installed.
As mentioned above, filtering can greatly increase the quality and usability of your water. It can make utility water gentler on your piper (especially hard water, which causes mineral build-up over time), and can remove harmful substances like chemicals, heavy metals, and harmful bacteria and viruses from your drinking and cooking water.
Over the life of a filter, just having one could save you from emergency plumbing calls, trips to the doctor, and more. Filtering is truly about living simply, healthy, and saving more money in the long term. Even the type of filter you choose can help to take care of different water issues.
Advantages of Whole Home Filters
Now that you know why you should use water filtration in your home, you might be wondering which filtering option is most cost effective. Pitchers and even some tap filters may seem inexpensive, at first, but as time goes by, cost of replacement filters add up very quickly for these models.
A whole home filter, however, can be easily installed in your home’s already existing plumbing, and can be both easily and cheaply maintained, and last you for years to come. They are, by far, the most cost effective option though they have a larger initial start-up cost.
Weigh Maintenance Costs
When selecting a whole home filter, think about what you want removed from your water, if you need a utility system or not, if you want to filter your shower water, as well, and more. You will also need to weight overall maintenance costs for any type of water filtration system you wish to purchase.
Doing so will help you to save even more money in the long term. If you do not properly care for your water filter, you will find that it does little good. Pick the option you want that is cheapest to maintain over time.