You may have heard that the water which comes out of the taps in your home is not especially healthy to drink. You may know that filtering the water is a good idea, for this reason. You may also be wary about how much filtering the water in your home is likely to cost. The good news is that having an item such as an item such as a water cooler filter in your home does not have to be hugely expensive.
We are going to take a look at why it’s a good idea to filter the tap water in your home. We are also going to give you an idea of some of the average costs involved in home water filtering.
Why you should filter the water in your home?
Have you ever poured yourself a glass of water from the taps in your home and realised that you really did not want to drink it? It could be that the water looked cloudy, that it did not smell as you would expect it to or that it tasted odd. All of these problems can be caused by substances such as dirt and chemicals which can be absorbed into the water as it travels in pipes to your home.
You want to be able to drink water which smells, looks and tastes fresh and clear. This is why it’s a good idea to purchase a water filtration system for your home.
How much does it cost to filter water in your home?
Water filtration costs in the home can vary greatly, depending on which filtration system you opt for. You can generally purchase a counter top or under sink unit for around AU$400-500, although there are cheaper and far more expensive models on the market. If you want to invest in a filtration system for the whole house the amount you will end up paying depends on the size of the property and what type of system you opt for. An average cost for a whole house water filtration system is around AU$1,300 to $3,900.
The prices we have quoted are only a guideline, to give you some idea of what you may be likely to spend. If you want a better idea of what your outlay may be, before you buy, you should contact some reputable providers and ask them to provide a quote for you.
Obviously, you have to be sensible about the amount you are able to spend on water filtering in your home. The great thing is that you do not need to have a whole house filtration system fitted if you do not want to. It’s probably sufficient to have a filtration system present in the kitchen of your home. This should mean that you can obtain the healthy drinking water supply that you want, for all the members of your household to enjoy.