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Buyer’s Guide: How To Choose A Water Filter Machine

April 20, 2022 3 min read

Many health-conscious families are concerned with the safety and purity of their drinking water. Luckily, installing a water filter machine in the home is an inexpensive way to add some extra peace of mind.


Australian drinking water guidelines regulate the maximum acceptable level of water contaminants. This includes:

  • Chemicals
  • Radiological elements and
  • Microbiological contaminants.

Some people feel that these guidelines are insufficient and feel better knowing they have installed a second line of defense.

Why use a Water Filter Machine?

It's simple! It turns your tap water into great tasting and clean water!

Your body depends on water consumption to survive. In fact, medical professionals generally recommend consuming eight to ten 8-ounce glasses of water per day.

Using distilled water for drinking and cooking brings many benefits including:

  • Increased energy
  • Improved digestion
  • Weight loss
  • Glowing skin
  • Body-wide detox

Tips for Choosing the Best Water Filter Machine

There are many important facts to consider when determining which water filter machine is best for your needs. Here are a few of the primary questions you should ask.

How Much Water Does My Family Consume?

Take an inventory of how much water your family is currently consuming. Similarly, this will help you to decide how large of a system you may need. Remember that many people prefer the taste of filtered water, so consumption may increase once your system is in place.

How Many People Are Going to Use it?

Most water filtration methods are sized based on how much water your home uses on a daily basis. How much water does your home use in a typical 24-hour period?

In general, knowing the number of people in a household can provide insight into household water usage. As a result, what size water filtration system would be optimal for your home.

What Kind of Water Filter Machine Do I Need?

It might be difficult to choose a water filter for drinking and cooking at home because there are so many various types of the best water filters available, each with varying levels of filtration and, of course, varied prices.

First, decide exactly what you want the filter to perform.

Answer these two easy questions to determine:

  • Do you just want to filter your drinking water?
  • Do you want to filter all of the water you use in your house, including your shower water, cooking water, and laundry water, to remove all contaminants, including the good stuff?

What is My Water Source?

Those that rely on private wells have their own set of issues to deal with. E. coli and/or coliform bacteria are found in 40 percent of private wells at any given time, according to studies. UV water purification systems can give protection from hazardous germs throughout the home. A range of treatment solutions, including sediment filtration, water softening, and more, are available. It depends on the contaminants and contamination levels discovered in your water.

What Level of Integration Do I Need?

The two primary options for water filter machines are point-of-use or whole-house systems. Point-of-Use systems filter the water just prior to consumption. This includes water pitchers or bottles, faucet-mounted systems, under-sink systems, and refrigerator filters.

Whole-house systems filter the water as it enters the home.

This includes water softeners, UV microbiological systems, and whole-house chlorine filters.

The filtration system is usually near the pressurized water tank or the water meter. This depends on whether the home is on the municipal water system uses well water.

How Difficult Is It to Install the System?

Water bottles obviously have no installation requirements. Other system installations may require extensive professional knowledge. Systems that require a drain hook-up are commonly more difficult to install.

What are the Maintenance Requirements?

In conclusion, when considering the cost of the system, be sure to include the time required to complete basic maintenance. You should also add in the expense of necessary parts and filters.

To sum up, are you ready to experience the difference that filtered water can make in your home? Call or email us today!