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How To Clean Your Water Purifier All By Yourself

Water purifier forms an integral aspect of every household. Although the kind of purifier at your home may vary in technology, design and build the critical element of it is to supply pure and safe drinking water. Water is quintessential and irreplaceable, and your body needs water for survival. A study published in the late 90’s proved that a human body wouldn’t survive if not supplied water for four days at a stretch.

So based on all the research and analysis of the kind of water supply at your home you must have purchased the most befitted water purification system. Happy, right! But how often do you spend the time to maintain it or clean it? None!
Why?
Aren’t the filter supposed to clean all the water from impurities and supply fresh water?
Well, yes for sure, but isn’t that fresh water stored in a small capacity tank attached to the purifier? And it remains stored in that tank for hours, stagnant, right! So should that tank be cleaned, regularly? See! Now you got me.

Clean Your Water Purifier

What You Get By Cleaning Purifiers?

So mainly regular cleaning if purifiers and the water tank attached to it will ensure

  • Clean and safe supply of water every time
  • The expected life of purifier and its parts are improved
  • Less maintenance cost is incurred when cleaned at regular intervals.
  • You are best assured of the most excellent quality of safe drinking water.

But before I give you some tips on how to clean your filter, I will tell you how much average cost you can incur if you do not do it, probably that will help you understand the importance of cleaning purifiers regularly.

On an average, a simple carbon-filter cartridge replacement cost varied form ₹1000-₹1500 per quarter, and this cost can occur twice as more if you do not take care of the purifier by yourself. For an RO filter having a multi-stage filtering system, this annual cartridge change cost around ₹4000 -₹5000. This is a regular maintenance cost that I am talking about, but what about motor failures, motherboard or chip short-circuiting and any breakage or leakage apart leave machinery damages alone. So this cost of repairs can multiply manifold. Regular maintenance of water purifiers can help you save this extra expenditure.

How To Maintain Purifiers Regularly?

So let’s learn how to maintain our water purifiers at home:

1. Regular dusting of purifiers of the dirt and dust that gets accumulated on top of it. This dirt can seep inside and block the purifier motor, causing damages to it.
2. Cleaning of water purifiers from inside at regular intervals will ensure warding off any unwanted deposits on wiring or machinery parts etc., but do not disturb any wiring, be careful.
3. Regular cleaning of water tank attached to the purifier. Some filters come with the removable container. It’s easy to remove and clean it. Another came with a non-removable tank making it difficult to clean. Although there is a small opening at the bottom that you can check and pull out to flush the tank.

While there are purifiers with no other options but to get their water tanks replaced after some time to maintain the health of both, purifier and water you drink.

How The Price To Quality Ratio Affects Your Water Purifier Experience?

Over years of industrial experience in water filtration system, few things have come across as fatal benchmarks for uses buying Purifiers without a price-quality parity.  Sounding strange? Yes, it sure is but to every bit of it, it’s ugly truth you have to understand before making that choice of buying a water purifier.

Price To Quality Ratio Affects Your Water Filter

But before we go into depth about these crisis situations, you must know why having a product based on price quality parity is essential.

  1.    You buy products at the best price
  2.    Get value for the product
  3.    Best quality in affordable price not overpriced underpriced
  4.    Quality matters when it comes to the performance of the product
  5.    Quality ensures durability and useful life of the product
  6.    You get a product that required least maintenance cost of doesn’t blow down with colossal repair cost
  7.    And last but most important to understand is that you learn every element of water purifier to compare when you look closely at price-quality parity.

Well, after having said that let us focus on how comparing the price to quality should be your focus on choosing a good water purifier system.

It’s common parlance that people judge a high price good as a mark of its sound quality. But that not always right. Many times sellers understand this mindset of the customers and fool them to buy an upper priced and unmatched quality product. So don’t be that fool.

Tips to Buy A Right Quality Water Purifier

Here are some markers that you can check to assure you are buying right quality for the right price:

  1.    Certificate: yes, a quality certificate from government authority or ministry of health and hygiene industries is paramount. A Purifier that gets a quality certificate is sure to stand the test of time and provide you good water quality.
  2.    Quality check: products that have the quality check seal like ISO in India or FDA in the USA are of superior quality, and their quality is tested at every level of production.
  3.    The material used: the kind of stuff used in the water Purifier now is days is food grade BPA free plastic. It’s highly durable and non-toxic. Always check these parameters before buying the Purifier.
  4.    Compare products: still do a little research before making a choice.  Compare the market rate of different brands and makes, also do not forget to compare prices on online stores as well. At times the cost of the same product is less online than in retail stores.
  5.    Latest technology: when we talk about the price-quality ratio. We often forget to count this parameter. The technology used in the Purifier to purify water is paramount. Every year new benchmarks in technology are created by more advanced, New and improved versions while older technology almost becomes obsolete.

So when you are checking price quality parity keep in mind, you have to focus on the latest technology in best quality at affordable rates. While you may get older technology at a lesser price but in some time that Purifier won’t be able to provide you better quality drinking water. Like the carbon Purifier technology is now outdated and more effective advanced RO, UV, UF and multi-stage filtration systems are gaining momentum.