By Rehan Iqbal Reverse osmosis systems filter out more contaminates than any other type of water filter system. This makes your RO system’s tap the source of the best tasting water in your home. Why not take advantage of this purification to get better ice cubes and great tasting chilled water from your refrigerator? Here’s […]
Does Reverse Osmosis Waste Water
By Rehan Iqbal Reverse osmosis doesn’t work like most filters. Instead of trapping contaminants, it separates them from part of the water supply, creating both clean and heavily contaminated water. That contaminated water goes down the drain. How much waste water do these systems generate, and is it enough to be a cause for concern? […]
Can You Use a Reverse Osmosis System for Well Water?
By Rehan Iqbal Most companies that make reverse osmosis filter systems promote them as a way to get better tasting tap water. After all, if you check the labels of most bottled water, you will see reverse osmosis listed as the water treatment method.However, these systems also have their place in well water treatment systems. […]
What Contaminants Does a Reverse Osmosis System Remove
By Rehan Iqbal Next to chlorination and fluoride, no form of water treatment gets more attention than reverse osmosis. It’s listed as the primary form of treatment used for many brands of bottled water. It may finally make desalinating ocean water affordable, giving coastal areas the drinking water they need without draining in-land aquifers. It’s […]
How to Get Rid of Rotten Egg Smell in Your Water
By Rehan Iqbal A foul odor from water is fairly common. If you notice a rotten egg smell every time you open a faucet, and are asking what causes it, the answer isn’t too complicated. We’re going to be discussing how water gets to smell like rotten eggs and what you should do to eliminate […]
Does Boiling the Water Make it Safe to Drink?
By Rehan Iqbal Most of us are aware that boiling water kills bacteria, viruses, and parasites, collectively known as pathogens. Anyone who has participated in survival exercises, or the boy scouts, knows that we should boil water from streams, natural wells, and lakes before drinking it. The question still remains: does boiling water make it […]
Distilled Vs Reverse Osmosis Water – What You Need to Know
By Rehan Iqbal In our quest to find the best, cost-effective way to ensure the water we drink is pure and healthy, many water filtration methods have come into question. A common query is that of Distilled vs Reverse osmosis water. If you’re considering a home water filtration system, it’s a good idea to explore all […]
What are Iron Water Filters and When to use Them
By Rehan Iqbal Most water filtration is straightforward: if you have a contaminant, you have one or two choices for treatment. However, iron is more complex. There are three types of iron contamination, and each type requires a different treatment strategy. Different methods work better for different contaminates, and they often require water with a […]
What are the Different Stages of Reverse Osmosis Filtration?
By Rehan Iqbal Reverse osmosis (RO) is generally considered as the best for home, business, and commercial water filtration. If you’ve been shopping around for a home water filtration system, you would have come across numerous manufacturers claiming that their RO water filter is better than all the others. You will be bombarded with information […]
6 Best Whole House Iron Filters for Well Water Contaminants
By Rehan Iqbal While iron isn’t dangerous, it can change the color, smell and taste of your water while leaving stains on clothes and around faucets. There are several forms of iron that can show up in well water, and even more ways to deal with it. Which solution is right for you? We’ve rounded […]
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