Should I get a Whole-House water Filter?

Typical Whole House Water Filter System

Blog Highlights:

  • Water filters can be used to keep water contaminants at bay
  • Water filters that are installed at the water main are called whole-house or point-of-entry water filters
  • Many experts suggest that unless the water quality is very low, homeowners should only opt for point-of-use water filters
  • 90% of the water that is used in the home goes down the drain; this is why it is often impractical to have whole-house water filters
  • When looking to have a water filter installed, you should look for a company that can provide honest advice and not one that will try to scare you into buying expensive systems