Almost 50% of the human body is made up of water; it is essential for all bodily functions like regulating temperature, transport of nutrition and in waste disposal. Water forms a major percentage in blood. That being the case is not important that we all keep ourselves well hydrated?
Sadly, not everyone on this globe has access to clean drinking water. Today tap water world across is contaminated leading to a host of gut disorders. The need of the hour is water filters that are adept at filtering the harmful contaminants and providing you with safe drinking water.
That brings us to the question, do you know how to select a water filter that is suitable for your region and the water in your locality? Take heed of the following guidelines to get you started.
- Identify the type of water you have in your water. Does it contain lead or fluoride or does it smell weird and looks murky. Not all filters are built the same; each model is designed to treat a specific water problem.
- What is the size of your family and what are the various chores you will use filtered water besides drinking? This will help you determine the size of the filter.
- The filter must be easy to use. Some filters need complicated installation but are easy to use in the long run as all you need to do is to switch on and turn the tap. Then there are others which are way simpler with no complicated installation but will require you to manually fill them. The advantage with these filters is that they are portable; the only hitch is that if you forget to fill them then you won’t have any filtered water to use!
- Finally, the cost. There are filters available in all ranges and all of them are effective. Depending on your budget choose a system that is sustainable and easy to use.