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Choosing a Water Filtration System

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Water purification is an important part of our daily life. There are more than 2,100 different types of contaminants that can be found in water. A good filtration system will help protect your family and keep them healthy. And when the time comes to do well pump repair and change your water filtration system, our Gainesville, FL pump repair technicians at Perry’s Pump Repair are ready to help you pick the system that will best suit your personal needs.

How to Choose Your Home’s Water Treatment System

Water filters block harmful contaminants in several ways, including via chemicals, distillation, ultraviolet light, reverse osmosis, and literal filters. Which of these will work best for you depends largely on the condition of the water in your area and what you are looking to protect against. If you are having multiple issues with water quality, a multi-stage filtration system might be the best way to obtain safe drinking water.

Perry’s Pump Repair specializes in Gainesville, FL, well pump repair, and we are ready to help install a water filtration system that suits your home based on your personal concerns.

Carbon Block Filters

Carbon block filters are ideal for areas where the water contains mercury, lead, or asbestos. The filter is made of pulverized carbon pressed into blocks, which removes these contaminants based on how quickly water flows through it. Oftentimes carbon blocks are used as pre-filters for other water treatment systems.

Water Distillation

Distillation is a process in which water is heated to its boiling point, causing it to evaporate and leaving substances with a higher boiling point behind. This is ideal for areas in which there is concern about minerals, bacteria, or viruses in the water supply.

Ceramic Filters

Ceramic filters let water flow through tiny holes in the material. This is a good addition to your filtration system for stopping sediment and large contaminants but does not remove chemicals from the water. They last between six to twelve months depending on the cartridge size. 

Granulated Activated Carbon Filters

When water flows through these filters it is cleared of hundreds of different types of contaminants and chemicals. This form of filtration is also known for removing foul tastes or smells, such as chlorine. In this case, they’re made up of grains of activated carbon.

Reverse Osmosis Filtration Systems

The reverse osmosis system involves pushing water through a semipermeable membrane from strong saline into a weaker solution. This removes lead, calcium, iron, and other minerals, including fluoride. This system is considered one of the most effective ways to eliminate water contaminants but it does require a more complicated installation process. 

Water Filtration Repair and Replacement

If your water filtration system isn’t working properly, it may need repairing — or it may be time to replace it entirely. We are a well pump company in Gainesville, FL, whose expert staff is ready to run a water test and provide you with filtration solutions.

Repairing your current water filter system may be an option if you have the type of filter best suited to your needs. However, if you’re discovering new issues, it may be time to get a completely new water treatment system set up. Let us keep your home’s water supply safe and clean for years to come.

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