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Old 11-11-2017, 07:22 PM   #241
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I'm more interested in water softener for my espresso machine.
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Old 11-11-2017, 07:28 PM   #242
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Moi am the water filter Moi drink from tap and pee insai jug
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Old 12-11-2017, 01:18 AM   #243
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Hi experts... based on this able to tell wad system is it?



Any chance someone has been using this? My wife and mil have been using this for years... scared they not use to drinking “other” water so doing my research now before moving in to our new home...

Any recommendations? I saw a few posts about diy own filter system from amazon... is it better in terms of costs over time or quality?
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Old 12-11-2017, 08:42 PM   #244
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Is there anything which does not need to be connected to the water pipes or faucets? For example, just run tap water through it..?
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Old 12-11-2017, 09:11 PM   #245
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Is there anything which does not need to be connected to the water pipes or faucets? For example, just run tap water through it..?
Yes there is.



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Old 12-11-2017, 09:15 PM   #246
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Is there anything which does not need to be connected to the water pipes or faucets? For example, just run tap water through it..?
water filter pitcher
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Old 12-11-2017, 09:22 PM   #247
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Old 12-11-2017, 09:27 PM   #248
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Old 16-12-2017, 10:14 PM   #249
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This is an awesome recommendation!
I was looking at the Woder 10K gallon under sink as it can last up to 3 years! However, I'll have to find a 1/2 to 3/8 supply line and am wary that if they don't fit, I'll have to spend time running up and down to the hardware store.

I have been looking for a fluoride filter but gave up as I thought it could only be done by a RO system and am not happy with the water wastages.

Hence I'm really happy to come across your post. My concern is if the faucet adaptor will fit those in sg. Mine is a basic kitchen faucet found in our neighbourhood shop. I'm not sure how to measure the size.

Another not too important factor is I find the Home Master housing expensive. Saw the EcoSoft one for much less but there are feedbacks about rubber scent from the rubber tubing. I'm not yet comfortable buying from Taobao(can't read much chinese). If you have any suggestions, I'd be grateful if you'd share.

Also regarding it is not NSF certified. The company have this to say,
"We do not NSF certify the filters, because they are a niche product and its cost would make the filter unaffordable. However the filtration media going into them is NSF certified. Here are the listings:
The carbon in the mixed media filter http://info.nsf.org/Certified/DWTU/L...9&Standard=042
The KDF85 media in the mixed media filter http://info.nsf.org/Certified/DWTU/L...0&Standard=042
Also, our company - Perfect Water Technologies - is an NSF Listed company: http://info.nsf.org/Certified/Common...+Inc.&x=6&y=12
We can send you some test strips at no charge to use as a surrogate indicator of overall system performance.

I'm sold. 85% I'll get this.
Thanks again WussRedXLi.
I said again because you contributed to my decision to purchase a Honeywell air-filter many years ago.
Hmm may I know how does this compares with InstaPure F2-F8? Same capabilities?
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How to buy from Amazon now that no more FSSG?
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Old 17-12-2017, 08:28 AM   #251
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Using Brita to filter drinking water instead those under the sink filter

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Old 17-12-2017, 07:07 PM   #252
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Is there any unsink filter that doesnt requires to drill hole on my table top? I wanna use back my existing tap as an outlet for the filtered water. TIA
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Old 17-12-2017, 07:44 PM   #253
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Is there any unsink filter that doesnt requires to drill hole on my table top? I wanna use back my existing tap as an outlet for the filtered water. TIA
You mean under the sink filter, right?

I installed 3M filter for my friend, the filter can sit upright, just use string to tie the top end of filter catch fitting on one end and another end to the sink drain piping to prevent toppling.

http://solutions.3m.com.sg/wps/porta...on/Home/FF100/

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You mean under the sink filter, right?

I installed 3M filter for my friend, the filter can sit upright, just use string to tie the top end of filter catch fitting on one end and another end to the sink drain piping to prevent toppling.

http://solutions.3m.com.sg/wps/porta...on/Home/FF100/

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Yaya.. under sink filter..
Was looking at something like that...

http://solutions.3m.com.sg/wps/porta...ome/DWS-2500T/

Most of the suppliers said they will install a separated tap, where the filtered water will flow out. But i wanted the filtered water to come out from my existing tap..

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Old 22-12-2017, 03:54 PM   #255
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For those faucet or over counter unit. Still need to boil the water right?

Any unit which don't need to boil water. My sister in law using biopure. Can drink from it.

Checked Culligan FM-15 have nsf 42 and 53.

Dupont seem no list nsf standard. Can share? Thanks

You guys can actually get cheap and good stuff from Amazon.

For NSF-53 certified lead reduction stuff, go search the following products....i share the below list just to start you off.
If you own a present water filter, it might be already be reducing lead....but i do not research on those stuff like Hyflux, Novita, Evopure, Cleansui etc.
Eg the Instapure F8 that some of you may have purchased from Self-fix can handle lead and is NSF-53 tested. (Instapure F8 used to be available on Amazon too).


100 gallons = 378 litres
Search on Amazon.com (read the reviews)
-Culligan FM-15 (uses 200 gal 756L cartridge)
-Dupont faucet filters (various models, 100 gal or 200 gal cartridge)
-Pur advanced faucet filters (100 gal)
-Brita faucet filter (100 gal)
-Aquasana AQ-4000 countertop filter (450 gal)
All the above contain very high quality highly spec solid carbon block filters that take care of many of the contaminants. Size of the product does not determine whether or not the filter is better. The only issue with the above is that the xxx number of gallons filtered is lower than the bigger filters (eg the 10-inch canister filters).

Do not be misled and think that ultrafiltration (0.01 microns) would take care of lead for example, it would not. An RO system would take care of soluble lead, yes that is true (however RO has its disadvantages).
And not all solid carbon block filters/granular activated carbon filters can reduce for eg soluble lead to a level that you'd care for (eg > 99%), though most do reduce to X amount and are effective to a certain degree, just that it's not certified and thus difficult to ascertain any reliable technical performance info.


For more advanced users, you can try the catridges or 10-inch solid carbon blocks with DIY 10-inch canisters. If really hardcore and kiasu, can try 20-inch canisters for the whole house, use some excellent chlorine/chloramine filter like some of the aquarium reef hobby solid carbon block filters which actually work much better than the consumer stuff that we get.
The 10-inch filter canisters are available from Taobao or Amazon, see which one you are more comfortable with.
Do note that the solid carbon blocks need to be NSF-53 certified. (not only NSF-42 certified, which is for safety of the materials used)


- 3M Filtrete Under Sink Water Filtration System (3US-MAX-S01). 1500 gals 5670 litres. Probably better for those big families and also intends to use filtered water (no chlorine/chloramines) for washing their veg etc.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
...it uses 3/8 inch 3分管 so you might need to go taobao and get your own hoses to convert to 2分 coz Taobao sells the 2分

Tap diverter.
https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm...id=41209541438
配件2分双切转换器龙头接头 双切 (search for similar terms, you will get results from other sellers)




Just for additional info, i think the majority of us Singaporeans would not DIY
Some 10-inch filters, all are solid carbon blocks
Pentek P-250 Under Sink Water Filter Set by Pentek (1000 gals)
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=ATVPDKIKX0DER

DuPont WFDWC70001 Universal Drinking Water 550-Gallon Carbon Block Cartridge by DuPont
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=ATVPDKIKX0DER

GE FXULC Drinking Water System Replacement Filter (600 gals)
https://www.amazon.com/GE-FXULC-Drin...lter+cartridge

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