Many homeowners desire their drinking water to be crisp, clean and clear. To get the best results, they install some sort of water filter to their sink or utilize another system. In order to get the most out of your space available, and to get the best water possible, consider investing in an under sink water filter.

Throughout the years, there have been significant improvements in purifying water by removing contaminants. One of these ways is with an under the sink water filter, which is installed directly in the place where you would get your drinking water. This water filter connects directly to the waterline and filters waters directly through the faucet.

The small size of an under-sink water filter makes it great for virtually every household. Even if you have a limited amount of space to house a filtration unit, there is a water filter that will fit without intrusion. They also provide great bang for your buck, as they are affordable both in purchase price and maintenance costs.

As expected, there are a few different under-sink water filters. The reverse osmosis system will be on the higher end of pricing, but it will provide an excellent filtration solution. The process of reverse osmosis involves multiple stages of filtration, controlled by different filters. These could be carbon filters, sediment filters, and remineralization filters. It also includes the reverse osmosis membrane, used to dissolve particles that will ordinarily be missed by other types of filters.

An ultrafiltration system filters water, but keeps the minerals during the filtration process. Fitted with an ultrafiltration membrane, it easily filters most of the contaminants that a reverse osmosis system can, while keeping dissolved minerals intact. Those minerals stick around because theft can offer considerable health benefits. 

Clean, odorless, and great-tasting water is also achieved by using a carbon water filter. Organic substances will stick to the carbon filter, allowing clean water to to be consumed. Carbon filters cannot remove dissolved substances, so if you install one of these you should be certain that your water does not have any trace of arsenic, VOCs, or other harmful contaminants. 

Choosing the right under-sink water filter for your home depends on your home’s needs. First off, know what is in the water that runs through your house, and what contaminants you need to remove. There is really no need to worry about space available under your sink, and it may come down to preference.

With the right information, you can make a smart decision on how you want your water filtered. An under-sink water filter is an efficient method to get the best water possible for your home and your family. To learn more about water filtration systems, call Kellermeier Plumbing at 616-866-5134. At Kellermeier Plumbing, we pride ourselves on being honest and upfront with our customers and strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service.