How to Choose the Right Water Filter

Posted by in Home Improvement Tips, on November 14, 2017

Watch the full episode: Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains how to choose the right water filter for different water quality issues. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: Time: at least 1 hour Cost: $20-$1000 Skill Level: Beginner Shopping List:
Water quality test kit
Water filter Steps:
1. Purchase a water quality home test kit.
2. Follow the instructions on the kit and wait for results on water quality issues.
3. Based on the results of the test, choose a filter that will treat the water quality issue. Resources:
All the filters Richard demonstrated, including the granular activated carbon filters, sink mounted filters, sediment filters, and water softeners can be purchased at a home center or plumbing supply store. Expert assistance for this segment was provided by Morris Merchants ( Follow This Old House and Ask This Old House: Facebook:

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