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11 Jan 2013, 9:06 am

how often to replace my faucet filter?
i've been told every year
but i wonder
and also bear in mind our summers are very hot and therefore might be a reason to change more often because of germs



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11 Jan 2013, 12:21 pm

ronpl wrote:
how often to replace my faucet filter?
Follow the manufacturer's recommendation for your country.
I don't think it's a case of germs, more that water filters lose their effectiveness over time - and that time is also determined by the quantity of water passed through them.


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11 Jan 2013, 12:23 pm

ronpl wrote:
how often to replace my faucet filter?
i've been told every year
but i wonder
and also bear in mind our summers are very hot and therefore might be a reason to change more often because of germs
It depends a lot on where you live and the tap water. Maybe one good indication is how your water tastes. Presuming it tastes better when the filter is new?


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11 Jan 2013, 4:04 pm

I drink a combination of tap, or bottle water. So far it has been mostly bottle.


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11 Jan 2013, 6:39 pm

I use a water jug to filter the tap water at home. It makes a huge difference in taste.

At work I drink water from a water fountain (water cooler).



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12 Jan 2013, 12:50 pm

I refill a 5 gallon bottle with reverse osmosis water at Walmart for $1-sh every week. I live in the country (no city water) and prefer the taste. I also make my own soda using the water (I have a home carbonator).


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12 Jan 2013, 1:37 pm

:)



12 Jan 2013, 3:21 pm

I was drinking some contaminated water, that's how I got stomach flu :oops: