A man ripe to buy a water purifier inevitably faces the problem of choice - what filter to purchase? The one that is painful, or the one that is advertised is more, an imported or domestic, filter with a separate crane or filter-jug, and maybe the one that the neighbor will advise?
It is necessary to determine the type of water purifier that you need.
Household water purifiers are different and on the device, and according to technical specifications. Therefore, choosing one or another water purifier, the buyer must first define its needs and coordinate them with its capabilities.
How to choose a water purifier
Consider the basic classes of household water purifiers:
Water purifier of a pitcher type
Principle of operation: Water Self overflow from one container to another, passing through the sorbent layer.
pros. The water purifier does not require connecting to the water supply, easy to use, does not require control from human side. Good for office, communal apartment, cottage without water supply.
Minuses. The degree of cleaning is usually slightly lower than that of water purifiers connected to the water supply. The volume of purified water is equal to the volume of the jug (usually from 1 to 1.7 liters). That is, if you need for a soup, for example, 3 liters of water, the jug will have to be filled twice.
Water purifier - nozzle for crane
Principle of operation: The water purifier is put on the crane and water passes through it under pressure.
pros. Low price. Small dimensions (convenient for travel use).
Minuses. Small sorbent volume, therefore: low performance (0.3 - 0.5 l / min) (if you promise that water can be filtered faster, - do not believe, there are no miracles). The need to use Capacity for Pure Water Storage. You will have to connect and disconnect the filter if it is not equipped with the switch. However, in the second case, the filter is constantly on the mixer, «Decochy» Life and you, and crane.
Stationary water purifier with separate crane for clean water
Principle of operation: the water purifier is inpatiently embedded in the water supply. The water purifier itself is under the sink, and a separate crane is displayed on the sink - only for clean water.
pros. As a rule, the degree of water purification is higher than that of water purifiers of other types. Great productivity. Big resource. Separate crane for clean water. The water purifier is located under the sink and does not overeat the workspace. Convenience in use and comfort. You have so many pure water at any time as you need.
Minuses. High initial price.
So, the water purifier of which type to choose?
If you live alone and got used to the Spartan conditions, you may well arrange a jug, and the nozzle for the crane. But if you are accustomed to comfort or you just have a big family and you have to cook a lot, you will appreciate the convenience of a stationary filter.