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What Do Fridge Filters Remove vs. Reverse Osmosis?

Take a glance at a modern refrigerator, and you might find that it has a water filter built right in. But what exactly does the typical fridge filter remove? When you compare these products against powerful reverse osmosis filtration units, there are a few key features missing. The Typical Fridge Filter Understanding how most fridge […]

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What Carbon Water Filters Actually Remove

We all want delicious drinking water, but just saying that water is “filtered” isn’t good enough. Every filtration method works a different way. You simply can’t rely on basic carbon filters to tackle the tough contaminants. They might help a little with taste, but at the end of the day—you’ll be better off with a […]

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Indy Soft Water Explains: Water Filtration Words

Freshen up your Indianapolis water knowledge with our handy water word glossary! Understand these 12 water words, and you’ll master the soft water and water filtration lingo like a pro. Activated Carbon This is the main ingredient of basic water filters. Pitcher filters use activated carbon to adsorb—or chemically attract—certain substances into the carbon’s tiny pores. These simple […]

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