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Why use a water filter jug?

Introduction

If you’re asking yourself “Why should I use a water filter jug?”, you’re probably already on route to getting one because you want to improve the taste of tap or well water and also you will probably also want to have the purest and healthiest drinking water.

Both improvements to the taste and purity of tap or well drinking water can be achieved by removing or reducing water contaminants using a water filter cartridge combined with a water filter jug (to store the purified water in the fridge, as most water filter jugs are designed to fit in the fridge).

Here are some of the main reasons why you should start using a water filter jug today.

Water filter jugs help to protect your kettle from Limescale buildup

If you live in a hard water area then you might get more limescale building up in your kettle than living outside a hard water area.

But what is limescale?

Limescale is a mineral deposit that is found and in and causes hard water.

Hard water can be softened by a process known as ion exchange.

So how does a water filter jug help?

Having a water filter jug combined with a water filter cartridge that removes or reduces levels of limescale, can help you to prevent limescale buildup in your kettle as the water filter cartridge will remove or reduce the levels of limescale.

Which water filter cartridges and water filter jugs reduce limescale?

The following water filter jugs and water filter cartridges reduce levels of limescale from drinking water:
BrandPreviewTitleOptions
Brita Marella 2.4L water filter jug with cartridges bundle (berry) (1 month of Brita Maxtra+) (1 cartridge)

Brita Marella 2.4L

Last known price: £25.30 £17.49
Aquaphor Classic B100-15 water filter cartridge bundle (3 months of Aquaphor Classic B100-15) (3 cartridges)

Aquaphor Classic B100-15

Last known price: £8.23
LAICA Bi-Flux water filter cartridge bundle (3 months of LAICA Bi-flux) (3 cartridges)

LAICA Bi-Flux

Last known price: £13.32
PearlCo Water Filter Astra (orange) incl. 12 unimax Filter Cartridges (compatible with Brita® Maxtra)

PearlCo Unimax Astra 3L


AQUACREST AQK-06 water filter cartridge bundle (12 months of AQUACREST AQK-06) (6 cartridges)

AQUACREST AQK-06

Last known price: £11.90

Water filter jugs are easy to use and conveniently designed for regular everyday use

A lot of thought has gone in to the design of water filter jugs.

Most water filter jugs are designed to fit inside a fridge door, they are designed to be poured easily and some have either a digital or manual indicator to let you know when you need to replace your water filter cartridge.

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We recommend looking out for a water filter jug that has at least got an electronic filter life indicator to help you remember to replace your water filter cartridge on time.

Water filter jugs combined with a water filter cartridge help to improve the taste of tap or well drinking water

This is depends on the water filter cartridge and the personal taste of each individual.

However, you can see countless reviews online on websites like Amazon.co.uk that suggest that tap or well water does indeed taste better after is has been filtered using a water filter cartridge.

Water filter jugs have water filter cartridges that remove or reduce a lot of unwanted water contaminants

There are lots of water contaminants that can cause water to taste bad and some may even can cause harm to human health. For example: chlorine, fluoride, lead, calcium, arsenic, bacteria, pharmaceuticals and iron. Click the button below to view some of the most common water contaminants and locate water filter cartridges can be used to remove or reduce them.

LOOKUP. WATER CONTAMINANTS.

But are there any downsides?

There’s always pros and cons to everything. 

It does take a while for the water to filter through the water filter cartridge into the jug. 

The cost of the regularly renewing water filter cartridges is an additional household or business expense.

And if you do follow our recommendation to get an electronic filter life indicator, there’s the cost to occasionally replacing the battery.

Conclusion

Water filter jugs improve the quality and taste of water, making it seem “purer” but it takes a while for the water to pass through the water filter cartridge into the water filter jug.

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