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Berkey Water Filter Scratch and Dent Systems – To Buy or Not to?

Do Berkey Water Filter Scratch and Dent Products Offer Value For Money? We love this brand, there’s no doubt about this. Our Big Berkey is used on a regular basis and still does what it’s supposed to do. So when a buddy of mine asked why we don’t talk about the Scratch/Dent products, I decided to investigate some more. So apart from a small “B” stamped on the upper and lower stainless steel chambers and the obvious cosmetic damage, what’s...
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Where To Recycle Water Filters Efficiently

  Where to Recycle Water Filters Continuously growing in demand, water filtration systems have become more accessible to buyers. The most common question, though, is: What do I do with my old water filters? Understanding Why You Should Recycle Water Filters Regardless of the kind of water filter you use, you have to change its filter cartridge on a regular basis – otherwise, your entire water treatment process is incomplete. For any kind of water filter, this frequency is based...
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Do Electronic Water Descalers Work Or Not?

Do Electronic Water Descalers Work Or Are There Better Methods? We did a write up on a great product recently, which can be found here.  When you have pipes becoming blocked up with scale, you need help. Your faucets, showerheads, and sinks suffer too. The producer of the Eddy Electronic water descaler offers a warranty of 12 months, so you may want to consider the product and give it a try. You also run the risk of damage to washing...
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Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?

Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?

We Wanted To Look At Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?     Is Distilled Water Totally Fluoride Free? I can still remember when the television spouted a million commercials about how fluoride was the answer to all my dental problems. Now, the news tells us fluoride isn’t fit for human consumption at all.   Apart from being a neurotoxin, fluoride is also a veritable pandora’s box of health issues such as endocrine problems, digestive problems, thyroid disease, etc. Who’d...
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Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Best Backpacking Water Filter Selection We’re looking at the importance of hydration, while out hiking or camping. Clean, safe drinking water is essential and we’re going to advise you on why. Then we’ll make 4 suggestions for products. These are ( in no particular order ); Sawyer Products MINI Water Filtration System. A well known brand with a wide product range. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is second. World famous for the lightweight filter. A heavier duty one is Survivor...
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Filtered Water VS Bottled Water

Filtered water vs bottled water- the facts about bottled water vs. tap water Public concern about tap water quality has resulted in a massive growth in bottled water sales which have tripled in the last decade. Bottled water is the fastest growing and most profitable segment of the beverage industry. On average Americans back in 2004/2005 drank 24 gallons of bottled water. This figure showed the popularity,  making it second only to carbonated soft drinks. Slick marketing and advertising still...
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Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Dealing with Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water? The vast majority of drinking water or tap water in the US and the UK are laden with a little-known compound called ‘Haloacetic acids’ or HAA5. Haloacetic acids, combined with other harmful contaminants, make tap water unsafe to consume. Long term exposure to the compound is shown to have adverse health effects including birth defects, skin irritation and cancer. Haloacetic acids are a byproduct of water treatment mainly by using chlorine. The acid...
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Yeti vs Hydro Flask – The Search For The Best Water Bottle

Hydro Flask vs Yeti Comparison Introduction Call it a reusable water bottle or a flask, but the point remains that metal water bottles are definitely a Gen Z trend.   Apart from having an eye-catching colorful appearance, these bottles are a great way to reduce plastic waste and to keep your preferred liquid of choice at the temperature you want. There’s not much to dislike about this product.   But, if you’re already a flask-fan and can’t seem to decide...
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How To Remove Whirlpool Water Filter Easily & Quickly

How To Remove Whirlpool Water Filter   Having a refrigerator with a filter in your home is a great help and is a must nowadays. After a morning jog or a workout in warm weather, we feel the urge to have a gulp of chilled water. Water filters are a must no matter what the quality of water supply you get. Most Whirpool water filters are usually easy to remove. We will take a look at how to remove Whirlpool...
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Does A Filter Remove Fluoride From Water?

The Fluoride Bias and the rising question: Does a Filter Remove Fluoride from water? 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan saw an event that would forever change the attitude to drinking water in the US. After subsiding off water barely altered from its natural state, a new element was introduced into the water systems: Fluoride. After extensive studies and experiments with the mineral, the conclusion was reached that fluoride was perhaps the most beneficial tool in the dentists’ arsenal, reducing cavities and...
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