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Inline Water Filter? What's That?

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There are lots of types of filters out there that you can buy and surprisingly we get the most questions about inline water filters, sometimes written as in-line water filters, because people have the misconception that inline means 'really difficult to install'... and that isn't true in most cases.  Basic, yet effective, inline filters can often get installed in just a few minutes and sometimes with nothing more than simple tools!

Refrigerator water dispensers, ice makers and also coffee makers produce cleaner, better tasting products using freshly filtered water.  In their simplest form, inline water filters usually contain a multi-stage filter capable of removing or reducing a large number of potential (unwanted) drinking water contaminants.

With a small footprint and easy installation, inline water filters provide excellent filtration, take up little space, remove unwanted water contaminants and make total sense if cleaner, tastier and healthier drinking water, coffee and/or ice sounds good to you.

Inline Water Filter

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We think this broke some kind of record.  In a matter of MINUTES after we posted our most recent article about scary floaters in drinking water and how to get rid of them, we had someone reach out and ask a different question related to the same topic: sediment in water. "Hi.  Just read that sediment [...]

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Afraid of the Dark... Creepy Things in Your Water?

Are you afraid of the dark...... floating things in your drinking water? You probably SHOULD be!Unlike a young child around a swimming pool or other body of water...... safe, clean drinking water ought not have floaties of ANY color, now that we think about it. Yuck!Does your water have floaties in it? If so, then [...]

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PFAS in Drinking Water.... You Can Test YOUR Water for Them Easily

In today's post we would like to introduce you to a company that offers testing for PFAS in drinking water and promises roughly a 2-week turnaround time for testing... plus free shipping of the kit to customers and of customers' water samples to their laboratory for testing. Tap Score Water Testing Package for PFAS -- For more [...]

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Radium in Groundwater... Where is it a Problem?

Sometimes news coverage does not quite cover the extent of some water quality issues in the United States.  One water quality problem affecting a lot more Americans that many of us suspect is a little radioactive devil named Radium. Why should we CARE about radium in our drinking water? Radium emits energy in two ways:  Alpha particles [...]

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Watching Out for Heat Related Illnesses

Current weather forecast to a good percentage of the United States: Hot Hot HOT... with a strong probability of HHHOOOTTT! With that said, everyone PLEASE take care to properly hydrate and occasionally cool off during the brutal heat assault many of us will face in the coming days. For those who willingly or unwillingly will brave [...]

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Question: What is the simplest water filter I can buy?

Here's a question we hear often: "What is the simplest water filter I can buy?" We got asked that question, again, just the other day and it once again shocked us that someone would first think of simplicity rather than efficiency and effectiveness when considering a water filter purchase, but after a few minutes of reflection [...]

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How to Build a Better... Bath???

In the mood for a... BATH? Who doesn't love a nice bath surrounded by warm water, your favorite scented soap, a few soft scented candles, some skin-abusing chlorine, and wait, WHAT? Kind of ruined the fantasy, right? Well fear not, friends, because now you can drastically drop the chlorine and chloramine levels in your bath water [...]

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Avoiding & Preventing Getting Sick from... Cryptosporidium

Warm weather woes... include swimming and frolicking in cool, refreshing swimming pools. Wait, what? How is that a PROBLEM?!?!? Well, I'll tell you: SOME people just DON'T understand a little 'bug' called Cryptosporidium, abbreviated as Crypto and insist on going swimming while having or after recently having had bouts of diarrhea. You see, Crypto germs can survive [...]

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Industrial Test Systems 480042 SenSafe John's Copper Test: "Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?"

Over the weekend we got asked the following question about SenSafe John's Copper Test Strips (MPN 480042): "Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?" Yes, this product comes with a color chart on the outside of the bottle. To read SenSafe test strips (like this product) that have an aperture (hole) for a test [...]

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