Countertop Water Filter systems from PSI Water Filters Australia are economically priced and easy to install with no need to modify your counter top; all you need is a little space beside the sink for the water filter to sit on. This makes them perfect for people who are renting, but still want to drink clean, filtered water.
Connection of your new counter top water filter system is very quick and easy, as the system arrives ready to install with all of the parts you need for the job, already assembled. All you have to do is unscrew the aerator off your kitchen spout, and screw on the diverter which has its own aerator built in, then run the pipe along the faucet, place your system where you want it and secure the piping in place.
Complete and easy to follow instructions on how to fit your counter top water filter system are provided with all systems.
The key advantage with counter top water filter systems is that they are easy to install, portable, and require no modifications to your kitchen.
Countertop water filter systems require a cartridge from our wide selection that suits your filtration needs in your particular area. PSI Water Filters offer expert advice in choosing the correct cartridge for your new water filter system.
Because a counter top water filter system does not utilise a pre-filter for removing sediment, care must be taken to ensure you choose the correct carbon cartridge, ensuring that it is sediment tolerant will allow you to get the maximum life out of your cartridge. If the wrong cartridge is chosen, you will find that you will need to change it more often.
PSI Water Filters counter top systems are available in two ranges:
- The standard system is a cheaper counter top option
- The premium counter top systems use the Pentek housing as it is reliable and attractive
Countertop systems from PSI Water Filters use high quality chrome compression fittings as these provide a far superior fit, won't break, and ensure that the tubes will not blow off (which they are likely to with cheap and nasty, plastic fittings you may find elsewhere).
Buying a counter top water filter system from PSI Water Filters is a sound investment in your family's health, and as our premium counter top systems come with a 10 year warranty, you know they'll last the distance.
The counter top water filter systems can also be easily converted at any time to an undersink system, meaning that if you are renting, and move into a house you own later, you can simply purchase a conversion kit from us, and fit your existing system as an undersink, saving you money in the long term.
The options for cartridges for the counter top systems are extensive, please read the below information for advice on choosing the correct cartridge for your water filtering needs. If you need more help choosing, simply call our experts on 1300 305 579.
CHOOSING A CARBON WATER FILTER CARTRIDGE FOR A COUNTERTOP WATER FILTER SYSTEM.
The list of cartridges that we have available for our counter top water filter systems is extensive and diverse, and this can cause selection problems for people, but we believe in giving you freedom of choice to select a cartridge that best suits your needs rather than being a pushy supplier, who might just sell what they want you to buy.
All carbon cartridges easily remove chlorine and other nasties such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, but the better quality ones treat at a higher rate for longer. All of the cartridges listed below will easily remove chlorine.
A countertop water filter system's cartridge has a dual role as it must operate as a sediment and chemical removal filter. The first thing to consider is apart from chlorine, what other nasties to you need to remove from the water?
If you require your counter top water filter to treat for Cryptosporidium and Giardia cysts then the choices are:
- Matrikx CR1
- Omnipure Coconut
- CT-RO Reverse Osmosis
All of these water filter cartridges are compatible with both the standard and premium counter top water filter range. They are of high quality, will produce excellent tasting water and are sediment tolerant (which is required with counter top water filters as they operate without a sediment filter)
PSI Water Filters also offers cartridges that treat for lead as well Cryptosporidium and Giardia cysts. It is important to remove lead if you have young children. If you require to remove lead, the cartridge choices are:
- CT-RO Reverse Osmosis
- Matrikx Pb1
- Omnipure Coconut lead (OMB-934-1mPB).
If you live in an area that receives 'boil your water' warnings or you are concerned about bacteria presence in your water then you should seriously consider choosing a cartridge for your counter top water filter that is bacteria rated. The cartridge choices that are bacteria rated are:
- Doulton Ultracarb with the Doulton which also treats for heavy metals.
Need more help choosing the right counter top water filter system for you? Give our Water Filter Experts a call on 1300 305 579.