Q1. What is the best whole house water filter system?
Ans. It depends on your individual needs. Whole house filter systems are powerful enough to provide a range of variations from personal usage to commercial usage. The right filter is compatible in these aspects – flow rate, filtration capacity, regeneration cycle, filter cartridge replacement and cost of other maintenances.
Q2. Do whole house water filters provide drinking water?
Ans. Yes! Whole house water filters provide pure drinking water. They are powerful devices which eliminate up to 98% of water contaminants including:
- Organic contaminants like bacteria, algae, fungi and other harmful microorganisms
- Hazardous metals like lead, iron, arsenic and mercury
- Rotten egg odor
- Unpleasant taste
- Sediments including salts, soil and micro rocks
Q3. What are POE whole house water filter?
Ans. Water filters are primarily divided into two categories – POU (Point of Use) and POE (Point of Entry). Whole house filters are POE filters which provide filtration right from the entry of the complete house. They are connected to main supply line of the house and the water that comes out of all faucets is readily filtered.
Q4. Who needs whole house water filter?
Ans. Whole house water filters provide complete water solutions with the quality of pure drinking water throughout the house faucets and other outlets. You can find out the need based on your water requirements and quality of your current water supply. If your current water supply is not suitable for any water usage, then a whole house water filter system is mandatory for your health and hygiene.
Q5. How do I analyze quality of my water supply?
Ans. If you have a private water supply from ponds, wells or harvested rainwater storage, you can analyze the water supply using easy to use water testing kits available in your local plumbing stores or even call a water technician to do the job. If you get your water supply from the government or public line, then you can get the water quality index report from your local water administration office.
Q6. How much does whole house water filter system cost?
Ans. A whole house water filter can range from $300 to $2,500. It varies based on the aspects like water flow rate, power of filtration and cartridge size. The cost may or may not include after sales service, maintenance, delivery and installation. Apex water filters provide all the services in their products and services for water filtration requirements.
Q7. Is functioning and maintenance of whole house waters easy?
Ans. Whole house filters are easy to use and maintain. They come with detailed instruction manuals on how to use all features, safety tips and hazard preventions. The only maintenance required by the users is to replace the cartridges when they expire. Usually, the company repairs and provides lifetime service warranty. If not, they take a nominal repair and maintenance cost to do the servicing and repairs.
Q8. How long do whole house filters last?
Ans. Whole house filters are extremely durable devices and can last up to 10-12 years based on the intensity of working and quality of maintenance. Only the cartridges replacement is required along with minor repairs if any.
Q9. What is the right size of whole house water filter for me?
Ans. A whole house water may range from capacity enough to work efficiently for a nuclear family of 4 people to providing purified drinking water to a complete restaurant of up to 50 people. The Apex water filter APEXMR – 3010 unit is the smallest and APEX WH 6020 is the biggest water filter available currently in the market.
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