Water Filter System Vs Water Softener
Chlorine, chemicals, VOCs and THMs found in the home water have various health risks. They need to be filtered out before you drink, shower and other usages. It is not safe way to drink or use them if you don’t consider to purify your home water.
Lots of people have been using water softeners to treat their home water. However, before you continue to purchase water softener systems, you should know the difference between water filter system and water soften system. They have different functionality and features.
For drinking water, you shouldn’t use water softeners or reverse osmosis filters. The reason is because water softeners or reverse osmosis water filters can remove natural minerals such as calcium and magnesium ions which is useful minerals for your health. Thus counter top water filter or undersink water filter can be a great option to purify drinking water. So far AQ 4000 is the best rated drinking water filter by customers with the best price.
How about non-drinking water like shower water, dish washer, laundry water? Hard water doesn’t have health side effects. In fact, researches show hard water is one of main contributor to supply dietary calcium and magnesium. However, the hardness of water could leave residues on your skin and hair, cause scale build-up in pipes and increase electricity consumption in water heaters.
These hard water problems are caused by limescale buildup, dissolved calcium and magnesium. A great solution is to filter dissolved calcium, magnesium,chloride, limescale, etc., still keep soluable minerals in the water. AQ-4100 Shower Water Filter and whole house water filter RHINO® EQ-300 can soften water by removing dissolved parts, and still keep healthy minerals in the water. To use these water filtration system can avoid water softer problems resulting from simple water soften system.