One of the more common complaints we hear about home water quality is that it smells like chlorine. This is especially true for drinking water. But you might also be noticing that chemical odor with your hot shower water or during your little one’s bath time. And how about the frustrations of dealing with scratchy laundry and dry skin? (Chlorinated tap water comes with a whole slew of problems.)
While the city water treatment process intentionally adds the chlorine as a disinfectant, that doesn’t mean you want to use chlorinated water around the house. By opting to remove chlorine with a whole home water filter, you’ll be able to get clean, odor-free water at every tap. The result? No more smelly showers. You even get better color-protection with your laundry. Plus softer skin and hair. And you also have options for tastier drinking water! Going with one of these water filtration systems (or a combo) can make a big difference in your life:
1. Water Refiner and Softener
If your home still doesn’t have a water softener installed, then you’re missing out on all kinds of soft water perks. But it also means you have a unique opportunity to tackle two tap water problems at once. Certain types of water softeners utilize chlorine-removal simultaneously. That way, you get to remove those hard water minerals, as well as the chlorine disinfectant in one streamlined system.
2. RO Drinking Water Filter
Removing the chlorine from your drinking water works is a major game-changer. A reverse osmosis (RO) system lets you not only filter chlorine, but all types of other drinking water contaminants too. Whether you’re concerned about lead or PFAS chemicals, or you just want water that’s really clean for brewing delicious coffee or tea—RO water is the perfect choice.
These units fit right underneath the kitchen sink and use their own faucet. When you already have a water softener for your home, it won’t necessarily make sense to invest in a brand-new water softener and refiner. Installing an RO water filter, though, would be a smart upgrade.
3. High-Efficiency Purification
Another way to address the chlorine in your drinking water is to go with a powerful, high-efficiency system. The EcoWater EPS 1000 water filter is particularly nice because it works to conserve water during the filtration process, which reverse osmosis can’t do. Both types of drinking water filtration are effective for removing chlorine and other contaminants, but you might be more interested in something like the EPS 1000 if you enjoy the taste of natural minerals in your water. It also filters quickly, so you’ll never run out of clean drinking water.
What’s the Right Filter for You?
There are different water quality priorities for every home, and not every solution will work to meet your needs or remove chlorine. Once you determine what’s actually going on with a water quality review, you’ll be able to move forward with a whole-home water solution. These filtration systems can remove chlorine and even fix other problems, like whether you need to remove iron from your water or want other add-on tech features for your unit.
Every step of the way, our team is here to help! Indy Soft Water is proud to serve both residential and commercial clients all throughout the greater Indianapolis area. Send us a message and tell us what’s on your mind. We’d love to help you get to a whole new level with your water quality!