Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

If you’re looking for the cleanest water possible have a reverse osmosis water filter installed. Multiple water quality issues are popping up around the country. And if you’ve ever read your yearly water department report you’d wonder who decides what an acceptable level of arsenic is. Lees Summit has pretty good water. But the first thing we did after moving here is install our filtration system.

What is a reverse osmosis water filter

They are a drinking water filtration system that removes contaminants and chemicals by forcing water through a semipermeable filter. It then flushes the contaminants out of the filtration system and into your drains.

How reverse osmosis water filter works, Lees Summit plumbers
How reverse osmosis water filter works

Where is it installed

Most filtration systems are installed under your kitchen sink. This is where you’re going to be using it the most. A separate water spout is installed on the counter for it. There’s a small storage tank and normally a 4 stage filter system. The system attaches to your cold water pipe for it’s water supply. It attaches to the tubular kitchen sink drains for the waste water. But you can install them in your basement if there’s access to the plumbing in the basement ceiling.

What kind of reverse osmosis water filter should I get

When plumbing customers ask me what type of system to get I usually recommend your basic Home Depot GE model. I prefer them because they work very well. They are a great value. And since the filters need to be replaced about every 6 to 9 months it’s easy to find the replacement filters. More expensive models may offer additional features but I like to keep things simple.

Who installs them

Plumbers install reverse osmosis water filter systems. They can seem pretty simple but it’s easy to mess them up. Once installed, you can replace the filters yourself pretty easily. So when you decide you want clean, pure water to drink and cook with call your local Lees Summit plumbing professionals at Advocate Master Plumbing. And check out all the other services we provide.

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