What is an Under Sink Water Filter?
An under sink water filter is a water filter which is designed to treat drinking water before it reaches the tap, ensuring that it will be safe to drink and free of sediments and other impurities which could negatively impact flavor. Many under sink water filters are designed to be very easy to install, eliminating the need for a plumbing professional, but it is also possible to purchase more complex water filtration systems. Home supply stores are a good source for this type of water filter, as are plumbing suppliers and specialty companies. In a basic under sink water filter, the water filter is screwed on to the valve below the sink, so that when the water is turned on, it passes through the filter before reaching the tap. The filter has a cartridge which traps particles. Depending on the design, the filter may just grab sediment before it hits the tap, or it may trap bacteria and viruses as well. The cartridge usually needs to be periodically cleaned or replaced, as it will eventua
The under sink water filter acts just the same as the under the counter water systems as well as on top of the counter water filter systems. The system processes and eliminates contaminants in the same manner as all the filter systems. They do require different connections and placement and can be easily attached in minutes. Please refer to the owners manual for instructions. 13a. What is an Under Counter Water Filter? Much like the under sink water filter it acts as an undercover system if cosmetically you don’t want to have it on the countertop. Its purpose and functionality is the same as its brother the under counter water filter. You can enjoy the clean and fresh taste of your uncontaminated water by purchasing one of our Aquasana water filters. 14a. What is a Replacement Water Filter? A replacement water filter is replaced usually 6 months and or 500 gallons depending on model and manufacturer specifications. The purpose of the replacement water filter is to keep the core unit it