The Future of Purified Water: How Technology Will Shape the Way We Drink H2O

Posted by Phil McNamara on 4/18/2018 to Drinking Water
The Future of Purified Water: How Technology Will Shape the Way We Drink H2O
Significant progress has been made in the last 20 years to deliver safe drinking water and sanitation to people throughout the world. However, every day, billions of people still live without these services. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 780 million people worldwide lack access to safe purified water sources and 2.5 billion people suffer from the absence of proper sanitation (more than 35% of the world’s population). The number is estimated to reach 1.8 billion in less than ten years.

Why We Love the Whirlpool Water Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 4/11/2018 to Drinking Water

Why A Countertop Water Cooler Is Perfect for Your Home

Posted by Phil McNamara on 4/6/2018 to Drinking Water
Why A Countertop Water Cooler Is Perfect for Your Home
We all know that water is critical for good health. It helps to regulate your body temperature, lubricates your joints, and protects various tissues in your body. A number of health organizations tell you the average human should consume eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day, but many people just can’t seem to consume this recommended daily water intake.

All You Need to Know About Reverse Osmosis Water Filters

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/29/2018 to Drinking Water
All You Need to Know About Reverse Osmosis Water Filters
Not all water that comes out of the faucet is pure and suitable for drinking. Without proper filtration, water could contain particles of dirt, bacteria, and viruses. Unfiltered water could also contain excessive quantities of minerals, such as calcium, that could build up in your home appliances and cause limescale. Installing a reverse osmosis water filter is an ideal way to ensure the cleanliness of your water.

5 Reasons Why O-Rings Are So Important for Your Water Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/26/2018 to Drinking Water
5 Reasons Why O-Rings Are So Important for Your Water Filter
When you set out to invest in a water filter for your home, you are not only investing in the durability and effectiveness of your filter, but also the health benefits that filtered water provides for you and your family. This kind of investment doesn’t have a price tag.

Breaking Down the Cape Town Water Shortage

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/22/2018 to Drinking Water
Breaking Down the Cape Town Water Shortage
Food, water, and shelter—three of the basic human needs that none of us can do without. In most places in America, it never even occurs to us to worry about these things. We have access to clean water and household water filters that can provide for those of us who get the heeby-jeebies from tap water. Most of us can just push a button and get clean water straight from our refrigerators. But, knowing that, what would you do if the water suddenly ran out?

What Kind of Water Filter Best Removes Fluoride?

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/20/2018 to Drinking Water
What Kind of Water Filter Best Removes Fluoride?
Fluoride has been added to municipal drinking water across North America since the 1940s. It began as a way to control tooth decay among residents. Today, fluoride continues to be added for the same reason.

Sanitation 101: The Best 5 Methods of Keeping Your Refrigerator Clean

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/19/2018 to Drinking Water
Sanitation 101: The Best 5 Methods of Keeping Your Refrigerator Clean
Let's face it—we've all had that moment in our lives when we've opened our fridge and been smacked smartly in the face with a horror show of an uncleaned nightmare. No one likes having to wade through old, moldy food or a soda stain that has been hiding under the milk carton for nine months. So, what is one to do?

5 Questions to Ask Before Installing a Whole-House Water Filter System

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/16/2018 to Drinking Water
5 Questions to Ask Before Installing a Whole-House Water Filter System
Any kind of major installation or renovation to the house normally comes with plenty of questions to ask yourself before going through with it. Installing a whole-house water filter is no different, really, though the questions to ask yourself might be a little different from normal.

Product Spotlight: Whirlpool Ice Machine Cleaner 4396808

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/14/2018 to Drinking Water
Product Spotlight: Whirlpool Ice Machine Cleaner 4396808
It's no secret that proper maintenance on your machines is important. If you want the appliances in your life to have longer lifespans and require fewer repairs, then putting in that little bit of investment to keep them golden is more than worth it.

Product Spotlight: Carbon Block Water Filters

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/11/2018 to Drinking Water
Product Spotlight: Carbon Block Water Filters
Carbon block water filters are a different kind of water filter, and something that we've been wanting to talk about for quite some time. We all know that most water filters work by purifying water, wherever it is sourced, from impurities, bacteria, microbes, and other nasty materials that would make it either unsafe to drink or just outright unpleasant to drink. Water filters come in all shapes, sizes, and manners in which they work.

What is 'Raw Water' and Why Should I Care?

Posted by Phil McNamara on 3/8/2018 to Drinking Water
What is 'Raw Water' and Why Should I Care?
Over the years, the world has seen more than an abundance in crazy health fads. Things like oxygen bars, the tapeworm diet, vibrating belts, pills made from placenta and a diet that meant only eating purple things are just a small view of some of the insane things people have embraced over the years as “healthy.” Of course, as progress is inevitable, so too is the expansion of even more health crazes and fads that will have the public arguing over not only the legitimacy of it, but the safety as well.

The Importance of a Clean Ice Machine

Posted by Phil McNamara on 2/28/2018 to Drinking Water
Remember the days when you had to refill the ice tray nearly every other day? The fun times of trying to pop them out and getting what precious little ice cubes you had scattered all across the floor while your lukewarm drink sat sadly on the counter? Well, thanks to ice machines, those days are a distant memory.

Spring Water vs. Purified Water: What's the Healthier Option?

Posted by Phil McNamara on 2/19/2018 to Drinking Water
Spring water or purified water? That is the question. People across the world have begun to place a higher importance on quality, safe and clean water. Bottled water has a booming industry with multiple recognizable brands and shiny, succinct commercials (looking at you, Fiji Water). Purified water and spring water are both insanely popular and consumed by millions of people.

Pros and Cons of the DA29 00003G Aqua-Pure Plus Water Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 2/12/2018 to Drinking Water
Water–it's important to almost every aspect of life. It keeps us hydrated, healthy and helps grow our food, among other essentials. We all need water. More importantly, however, we all need clean water. While getting clean water used to be a problem for people in cities, suburbs and the country alike, the problem can now be alleviated for sometimes less than $50 USD.

Drink Responsibly: Health Benefits of your GE Smartwater Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 2/6/2018 to Drinking Water
Nowadays, almost no one enjoys drinking tap water. The major preferences are purified water or spring water. It's not hard to see why, either. Tap water contains all sorts of impurities, contaminants and even pharmaceuticals, which aren’t exactly healthy. Ibuprofen is great for a headache, but I doubt most people want to be drinking it. Fortunately, better access to in-home and commercial water filters has aided many in having access to cleaner, more delicious water. However, in some cases, even regular water filters don't quite cut it. There is now the advent of water called Smartwater, and it is sweeping the nation.

17 Creative Ways to Utilize the Hot Water from your Water Dispenser

Posted by Phil McNamara on 2/1/2018 to Drinking Water
These days, there are a lot of nifty kitchen gadgets to help make cooking and cleaning a breeze. You've got devices that help you perfectly cut vegetables, ones that help make the perfect homemade noodles and so on. But the one household device that has stood out in popularity is the water dispenser.

For Boaters: Why You Should Consider a Sediment Water Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 1/22/2018 to Drinking Water
For Boaters: Why You Should Consider a Sediment Water Filter
Boaters know how crucial safe drinking water is when cruising. In developed countries, dockside water is safely treated, and bottled water is readily available. Even so, without rigorous and regular care, your pipes and hoses can pass sediment through to your faucets, allowing algae and bacteria to grow.

Water Filter Spotlight: Samsung DA29-00020B

Posted by Phil McNamara on 1/16/2018 to Drinking Water
Water Filter Spotlight: Samsung DA29-00020B
With all the pollutants making their way into our water supply nowadays, fresh, clean drinking water that is free from strange odors and tastes is a goal for many consumers. Specific water filtration products are available on the market to help families obtain the healthiest drinking water possible.

Water Filter Spotlight: GE Smartwater Filter

Posted by Phil McNamara on 1/10/2018 to Drinking Water
Water Filter Spotlight: GE Smartwater Filter
With today’s health-conscious society, more people want to enhance the quality and taste of their drinking water by installing a good water filter in their home that will remove bacteria and other harmful contaminants.