Home Water Purifier - Are They Really Worth The Investment?
A home water purifier is necessary to maintain good health today, due to the large amounts of contaminants in our water systems. Unfortunately, unbeknownst to most people, the public water authorities actually allow many harmful substances into our water supply we absolutely should not be drinking.
The amount of chemicals in our water systems is only beginning to become more widely known in the general public. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) actually allows countless chemicals and contaminants in our water system that it has no regulations for.
If you're having a gastrointestinal problem, it may not be from what you ate last night, but from the water you drank instead. A waterborne disease can be "untreatable, persistent, and even fatal, People today want better-tasting and better-smelling water, and they're willing to pay for it.
Many of the chemicals in our water supply today have been directly linked to cancer in many individuals. Despite the clear health dangers from drinking tap water, the EPA has no regulations for these chemicals and no plans in the near future to establish rules to prevent them from seeping into the water supply.
In reality, most home water purifier work just fine at reducing and eliminating the chemicals from our water supply. The problem is that many people get talked into purchasing a whole house water system that they really don't need.
To save money, you can go for a self-installed home water purifier system. Beware, however; make absolutely sure you regularly and consistently the filters, or pretty soon it will loose its' effectiveness at eliminating the harmful chemicals. Check with your manufacture to see how often the filters need to be replaced; this amount of time is different for each company.