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Epic Nalgene OG Water Filter Bottle Review

The Epic Nalgene OG water bottle filter is a collaboration between Nalgene, one of the earliest manufacturers of outdoor water bottles, and Epic Water Filters, the maker of a wide range of high-performance water filters. The Epic Nalgene OG water bottle filter is designed for everyday use at the office, school, around town, during fieldwork on […]

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VH410 VIQUA UV Water Disinfection System

VH410 VIQUA UV Water Disinfection System: 2020 Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The VIQUA VH410 UltraViolet Water Disinfection System neutralizes and kills harmful waterborne microbes. It’s the best water filter if you suspect that the water coming into your home contains bacteria and cysts such as Giardia, Salmonella and E. Coli.Standard sediment and activated carbon water filters only remove large particles and certain chemicals from water. Microorganisms […]

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Eddy Electric Water Descaler

Eddy Electric Water Descaler: 2020 Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

If you are looking for a salt-free water softener, the Eddy electric water descaler is one of the best one available. It uses the concept of electromagnetism to change how the magnesium and calcium ions behave such that they don’t attach themselves to surfaces. So strictly speaking, like other salt-free water softeners, the Eddy descaler is not really a […]

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Fleck 5600 SXT Digital Metered Water Softener System

Fleck 5600 SXT Digital Metered Water Softener System: 2020 Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The Fleck 5600SXT is the best water softener system for most families. It has a high water softening capacity, enough for families of up to 6 people. It is fairly easy to install and maintain. Most importantly, it works exactly as advertised. The most notable feature of the Fleck 5600SXT water softener is the digital control head […]

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NuvoH2O Salt-Free Water Softening System: 2020 Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

You’ve probably seen an ad or infomercial for the NuvoH2O salt-free water softener. It’s one of those highly hyped ‘as seen on TV’ products. The manufacturer claims that it harnesses the power of citric acid to soften your water without adding salt or changing the way your water tastes. But is the water softener as good as […]

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Express Water RO5DX 5 Stage Reverse Osmosis Filter Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The Express Water RO5DX 5-stage reverse osmosis system is a great choice for those who are looking for a budget RO system. Despite the lower price tag, it performs just as well as some pricier RO systems. The only thing lacking is a remineralization stage. Its daily production capacity is also on the lower end (50GPD), but […]

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Express Water ROALK10DCG 10-Stage Reverse Osmosis System Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

If you love the fresh and natural spring-like taste of mineral water, the Express Water ROALK10DCG 10-stage reverse osmosis system is a great choice. Of the ten stages in the system, five are dedicated to improving the taste of the water. They add minerals to the water, producing alkaline water full of healthy minerals and antioxidants. The […]

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apec water systems reviews

APEC RO-90 Supreme Reverse Osmosis System Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The APEC RO-90 is a 5-stage under-sink reverse osmosis system.  It contains double carbon blocks to remove virtually all chlorine, and other harmful chemicals and an RO membrane to get rid of microbes and total dissolved solids. The APEC RO-90 uses long-life filters, making maintenance easier, and cheaper. It is relatively easy to install with our only complaint […]

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APEC RO-CTOP-C Portable Countertop RO System Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Are you looking for an RO system that can provide purified water on the go? We recommend the APEC RO-CTOP-C reverse osmosis water filter. It is a countertop RO system that hooks up to any standard faucet in minutes. If you need purified water when you are at a hotel or a friend’s house, the APEC RO-CTOP-C […]

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Life Ionizer MXL-15 Counter Top Alkaline Water Ionizer

Life Ionizer MXL-15 Counter Top Alkaline Water Ionizer Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The MXL-15 is Life Ionizers’ latest and most advanced water ionizer. It is also one of the most powerful water ionizers in the market, being the only one with 15 plates. Having more plates doesn’t necessarily translate to better performance. So the MXL-15 doesn’t rely only on its abundance of electrodes. It also features more power than […]

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CuZn UC-200 Under Counter Water Filter

CuZn UC-200 Under Counter Water Filter Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

If you are looking for a high capacity under sink water filter, the CuZn UC-200 under counter water filter is one of the best. It’s perfect for large families or if you don’t want to keep changing the filter every few months. The UC-200’s 50,000-gallon filter is good for up to 5 years, making maintenance super […]

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iSpring RCC7AK Reverse Osmosis System Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Looking for an affordable reverse osmosis system that produces healthy mineral-filled alkaline water? We recommend the iSpring RCC7AK. It is a 6-stage RO system that features 4 filters, an RO membrane and a remineralization stage that enhances the taste and freshness of your drinking water. The system is relatively easy to install and can comfortably supply up to […]

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APEC ROES-PH75 Alkaline Mineral pH+ Reverse Osmosis System

APEC ROES-PH75 Alkaline Mineral pH+ Reverse Osmosis System Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The ​APEC ROES-PH75 is a 6-stage RO system that produces alkaline mineral water. The water is not as alkaline as that from a water ionizer, but it’s healthier and tastier than the acidic water most RO systems produce. In addition to the pH stage, there are 5 filters that remove hundreds of contaminants, including bacteria, viruses, and […]

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APEC WFS-1000 3 Stage UnderSink Water Filter

APEC WFS-1000 3 Stage Under Sink Water Filter Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The APEC WFS-1000 was the top overall pick in our best under sink water filters guide.  We choose it as the top pick because of its excellent filtration performance, the heavy-duty build quality, and easy DIY installation. We are not the only ones who think it’s a great water filter. It has a high rating on Amazon […]

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Aquasana AQ-5300.55 3-Stage Under Sink Water Filter

Aquasana AQ-5300.55 3-Stage Under Sink Water Filter Review

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Instead of guessing when you need to replace your filter cartridges, the Aquasana AQ-5300+ 3-Stage sends you a notification on your phone. That’s right, this is a smart under sink water filter. It links up to your phone via Bluetooth, letting you monitor the number of gallons that has been filtered. It also sends you a […]

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