We all know how essential water is. After all, humans are 60% water in their bodies, and doctors tell us that we have to drink at least 8 cups of it a day to maintain essential body functions. It is easy to pull water from our taps without considering the quality. Pollutants can ruin the taste, and cause short and long-term health effects!
Thankfully, technologies exist to help you improve your water quality. Water filtration systems are not only convenient but also cost-effective. The EPA estimates that up to 40% of Americans utilize water filtration systems in their homes. This blog will explore the benefits of water filtration and why more Americans should have them in their homes!
Why You Should Filter
There are many benefits to filtering your water at home. After exploring these benefits, maybe you will consider adding filtration to your home sinks and appliances.
1. Better Taste & Smell
Water that is filtered typically tastes better than water that is not. Heavy metals contribute to the unpleasant taste of tap water. While most tap water is “safe,” it does not mean that there are no contaminants to be found. Water filtration systems help remove these metals, improving the taste!
The same heavy metals also contribute to odd-smelling water. When your water smells bad, you are less likely to drink directly from the tap. There are also volatile organic compounds that contribute to bad smells, which can also cause damage to your body.
2. Save Money & The Environment
One reason that people purchase bottled water is to make sure that it is safe to drink. For example, when there are city-wide water contamination issues. However, with a filter at home, you can provide your source of safe drinking water. This will save money in the long …