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Whole House Water Filters
A whole-house filtration system is like any other water filter except it treats your home’s entire water supply.
Plumbed into your main water line, it filters every gallon as it enters your home so that every drop is clean and crystal clear.
See our best whole house water filters. and our best whole house water filters for well water
A water softener works by removing hard minerals through the ion exchange process.
As hard water moves through the softening tank, the negatively charged resin beads attract hard minerals with a positive charge.
See our Best Water Softener Picks
Reverse osmosis systems rely on an electric or permeate pump to force water through a semi-permeable membrane with tiny, microscopic pores.
Highly effective, it removes nearly all contaminants, including minerals and most bacteria, but it’s less effective than carbon filters for reducing off-tastes.
See our Best Reverse Osmosis Systems
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