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Filtered water in a glass container

So I'm tired of carrying mineral water bottles and recycling the glass. I'd like to switch to filtered tap water, but I'd like to avoid the plastic jug and the plastic container in which the filtering ...
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Single stage under counter water filter

I'll say that this may be somewhat of a physics question. On my GE Model # GX1S01R the intake hose (from the water supply) and the output hose (to sink water dispenser) are both at the top of the ...
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Air Filter size for (new to me) home HVAC

My wife and I just purchased / moved into a new house and I was going through each of the systems and found the HVAC filter, it was literally destroyed (it had filled with crap and crushed itself in ...
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What o-ring can I use for my Omnibasic water filter?

I just bought a house that has an Omnibasic water filter. I don't know when the filter cartridge was last replaced, but it's starting to drip water so I want to replace the cartridge and the o-ring. ...
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Unable to locate filter on Gas Furnace

Can not find where the filter for this furnace is. It is a gas Rheem Criterion II. Have watched YouTube videos but none look like mine. Thermostat keeps saying filter needs replacement.
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attaching a coupling to a copper pipe

I am trying to install a standing bottleless water filter in my house and the hoses beneath my sink are incompatible with the adapters that come with my filter. My fridge does not have a water ...
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2 Air Filters in Air Conditioning Unit

My air conditioning system has a 2-layered (each 1") filter holder, definitely made for two filters. My idea, to improve the filter life and have the least air flow restriction, is to have the initial ...
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How do I buy raw filters that are the same kind as used in dryers?

Do you know the kind of filter net in your dryer filters? The filter material is dense enough to block any lint from passing through, but airy enough to not block any of the air pressure. I'd like ...
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How can I fix this furnace filter slot to prevent filters bending?

I noticed a problem with my furnace filter. In the vertical slot where it gets installed, there is a channel along the bottom but not along the top. As a result, the top corner of the filter ...
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No Water from Reverse Osmosis water system

I recently replaced my filters and membrane in my Reverse Osmosis water system and now there is no water coming out of the filtration system to the tank. The tank is at the correct pressure, and is ...
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Inline whole house filters and their effective filtration performance

I would like to build a fairly aggressive whole house water filter system. However, the 1 micron filters that I see are low flow and are for point-of-use (under the counter for a drinking spigot) and ...
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What is the max MERV or MPR air filter that a 13 SEER HVAC can handle?

I want to determine the maximum MPR (or MERV) rating that our HVAC/furnace can safely handle. We have allergic rhinitis that worsened after moving to this high-pollution, dusty city. There is ...
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Ok to hook up water filters to a regular kitchen faucet?

So we have this beautiful Grohe Minta (sort of upside down 7-shaped) kitchen faucet. We want to add a drinking water faucet next to it, but cannot find any filtered water faucet that goes with the ...
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Why did the water stop a few hours after my Culligan reverse osmosis filter change?

How do I change the Aqua-Cleer Culligan reverse osmosis filters (the sediment and the carbon ones, the leftmost two of the four)? Why did the water stop few hours after my change?
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Not able to find Lennox ML193UH furnace filter

I have a Lennox Merit series gas furnace ML193UH in my attic. The furnace turns on, but no air blows out of it. So i figured the filter needs to be changed. But I'm not able to find it. The pictures ...
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water filter for shower boiler

In a shared garden, I have access to a pipe where the water comes from a well. the water is already pre-filtered but still contains (small amount) particles. I would like to install a shower, the few ...
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Replacing carbon block filters in deionization (Ion Exchange) system annual maintenance

Below is the image of my setup. I replaced all maintenance items at the same time, carbons blocks and resin, however noticed the ppm was around 5x times (100ppm) after replacement, and only after ...
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Should I fix whole house filter just after the pump?

I have a 1 HP Monobloc pump lifting water from an underground reservoir to two overhead tanks (2x 1000 ltr) which are at a height of 25-28 feet. The supply from the tank splits in 2 parts for the ...
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Should inline undersink water filter be put before cold water input to undersink recirculating pump?

I have an older Laing hot water recirculating pump under the sink. I want to install a simple undercounter water filter for cold water at the sink. Should I install the filter before the pump or after ...
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Swimming pool filters clogging with a lot of organic matter

I currently have a high capacity cartridge filter setup for an in-ground pool. Due to high organics (15 pine trees along the border of my property that are directly over the pool), I've found the ...
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replacing ice cube maker water filter

We have a Kenmore Elite bottom freezer refrigerator that needs a replacement water filter for the ice cube maker but when re-ordered, what arrived (replacement regrigerator water filter #9913)...it is ...
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Identifying well water filter

Just moved into a new home with well water and it looks like I have two types of filters. No identifying labels so I'm a little confused about what is what. In my previous home, I just had a plain ...
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Do you really need a pipe out for potential harmful gas for pump

I recently replaced a Laundry pump, the laundry pump has 2 connections out, one is a pvc pipe out to the drain, the other opening is for piping out gas/air from sewer system. Currently, I have the ...
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Replace inlet screen with washer screen on washing machine?

Washing machine at present has those plastic cylinder screens that fit in the valve. They are difficult to remove for cleaning, require a 1 hour soak in CLR to remove the buildup of iron. I've ...
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Inlet filter on washing machine clogging

I have a whirlpool front loading washing machine. Model WFW9150ww00 Each inlet valve has an inserted filter with a very fine mesh. The first couple of years were fine. In the last 6 months I ...
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Very odd gas furnace installation in apartment… How do I change the filter?

Here are some pictures of the installation: http://imgur.com/a/UWSyD This furnace is actually in my unit. It looks like the previous tenant or landlord just jammed a bunch of filters on both sides. I ...
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Changing furnace filter

I moved to a new house recently. The house is around 40 years old. It has a central heating system (natural gas furnace). I hear that one should replace the filter regularly (like once a month, or ...
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Catalytic Carbon or Birm for iron removal

I took a water test that has the following results: (acceptable standard in parenthesis). Total hardness: 100ppm (<50ppm) Alkalinity: 120ppm (<180ppm) pH: 7 (6.5-8.5) iron: 5+ ppm (<.3ppm) ...
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How do I clean the intake filter for my washing mashine?

I have the Novamatic WA 1268.3 Aqua Stop washing machine, and there is a fault that says I have to clean the filter in the pipe that brings water to the machine because the machine is apparently not ...
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What are drawbacks of installing outdoor sediment filters this way?

On the far left is incoming water pipe split into 2 flexible(?) pipes where each goes to the inlet of each of the filters. Outlet of both filters are joint to each others with a Tee connector at the ...
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Samsung RS275 fridge: no water filter indicator reset

The water filter replacement indicator on our RS275 refrigerator will not reset. Things I tried so far: pressing the filter reset button for three seconds (it beeps, but the indicator light stays on) ...
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MWF GE smartfilter refrigerator water filter needs to be replaced monthly? (instead of 6 months)

We have had an ongoing issue with the MWF water filter needing to be replaced on an almost monthly basis. GE said the issue was with buying the generic brand, so we purchased directly from GE - same ...
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Is it okay to use two 20x20 air filters instead of one 36x20 for my home AC?

I am replacing the air filter for the first time. I came to find out the person before just used two filters that were size 20x20 and overlapped them. The size of the actual duct is 36x20. The 36x20 ...
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Water filter not filtering ice

I have a GE GFE27GGDBB refrigerator and I just replaced the water filter in it. The water from the front dispenser is nice and clean, but the ice has an insane amount of particles in it. I noticed ...
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How to Get Water Filtered with Silver for a Student? [closed]

Student so I am searching for a low budget product but can 100-200 e if necessary. I did not find any good products in AliExpress. Now, I am considering the product here but it is rather expensive (...
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Will a generic carbon filter reduce radon in my water?

The title pretty much says it all. Will a carbon filter like this help reduce radon in my water?
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Extending longevity of ceramic water filters

With washable ceramic water filters, should they be washed regularly to improve longevity? Like this type: My thinking is that if they're not washed, contaminants could get pushed deep into the core ...
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Does my furnace's air filter do anything at all?

Our house seems very dusty. The tops of bookshelves, computer screens, etc seem to accumulate a thin film of dust just a few days after cleaning. Certain other co-inhabitants of my house have ...
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What are those black dots in my water?

I recently changed my water filter in my fridge after 3 years (I know, gross). The directions said to run at least 20 cups of water through the dispenser afterwards to clear out air bubbles. I have ...
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Would it be a bad idea to use two air filters?

The filter in our central air/heat is directly under the unit and very difficult to replace filters. Even though we use 3 month filters, we replace them monthly due to pet hair/dander. It's a pain to ...
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Can I replace the permanent filter in my furnace?

In my furnace (ruud ubhc-17j14sfa), there is a permanent, washable filter. It was there when we moved in 2 years ago. The house is about 10 years old now. The filter is pretty simple, more like a ...
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Plastic shower drain filter

How do you replace the plastic shower filter. I cannot get it to snap back into the black rubber gasket.
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How can I make a bluish “white” LED less blue?

I recently bought this white LED reading lamp. I like it a lot, but the "white" light produced is significantly blue; I'll guess its color temperature is about 5000K. I've noticed that, when this is ...
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Home waterline upsizing questions

So I JUST had my plumber replace the service feed to my house with a soft copper 1" dia. line, which was originally 3/4" dia. GSP from the street to the house (~35' as the line lays). I wish I had ...
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How to connect Nikken counter-top water filter beneath the counter

I have Nikken counter-top water filter system. Exactly like this one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikken-PiMag-Water-Filtration-System-/161652322514 I am moving to a newly build house and need to ...
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Enclosure for whole house water filter

I plan to install a whole house water filter system. I will buy the cartridges separately and have a plumber hook it up. I don't want to trench from one end of the house to the other to put them on ...
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My lennox furnace has no filter

I searched for 30 minutes, and I could not find the furnace filter, is it possible to install/build a filter slot? my whole family got allergy after turning on heater this winter. Thank you! Lennox ...
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How to Convert an Undersink Filter System to an Above Sink System

I recently moved to an apartment that has a single hole granite top sink and I'm not allowed to drill any additional holes. Is there any way for me to convert my undersink filter system into something ...
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What type of water filter cartridge is right for drinking water in NYC

I moved to a new house and found a 10" big blue water filter installed under the kitchen sink, of the type that would normally be whole-house. The water tastes off and I am assuming that the cartridge ...
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how to change furnace filter (bottom return) for Lennox G43UF

I have a Lennox G43UF furnace and I am not sure if I need to have both a filter for a side return and bottom return. If I do (which sounds logical), where would the location of the bottom return ...