Carbon Filtration Systems
If you have municipal water, your water is chlorinated at the water plant and comes out of your tap. If you have a well, you should be periodically treating your water with chlorine. Carbon Filtration Systems are designed to remove chlorine from your water. A carbon filtration system can also be used to remove iron and sulfur from your water.
Why should we invest in a Carbon Filtration System?
Chlorine is a great water cleanser and purifier, killing many types of bacteria; however, studies show that it is related to some health issues. It can also have an offensive taste and/or odor. For these reasons, many people desire a system that will remove the chlorine from their water. A Carbon Filter is a whole house unit, which means that the chlorine will be removed from every tap in your home, including the shower, the sinks, the washing machine, the dishwasher, etc. A carbon filter is a reasonably low maintenance, automatic filter that improves water quality while removing chlorine.
What are the expenses related to carbon filtration systems?
- Price of original unit and installation varies with each household based on water usage
- Annual maintenance approximately $75.00, depending on contractor and service needs
*Annual maintenance consists of checking valves, pipes, fittings, etc.
- Re-bedding, which on average needs to be done every 5-10 years, pricing will vary according to hardness of water, size of filtration unit, and contractor hired
*Re-bedding is a process in which the media is removed and new media is
put in. Media refers to the material used to filter the water, typically