Seeking water filter help

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Old 01-04-20, 10:05 PM
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Question Seeking water filter help

That is- for faucets, like a Brita, for ex.

Are there any out there that filter out calcium?
 
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Old 01-05-20, 02:17 AM
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Calcium is most efficiently removed from the home by use of a water softener ($500-$4,000), which is a "point of entry" system, meaning that it removes calcium / hard water from your entire home. Reverse osmosis systems are also available which removes calcium from the point of entry (as much as $4,000 - $5,000) or a single faucet, called point of use ($300-$500).

Water softeners are a better option if your issue is calcium, i.e., hard water. If you have calcium plus contaminant issues in your water, reverse osmosis is often a better choice.

Describe your problem and more information could be available. Did you have a water test?
 

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Old 01-06-20, 05:45 AM
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Uh oh

Yikes! Thatís a lotta bread.
I actually donít have a hardware issue. I have a small pet that may be vulnerable to too much calcium.
 
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Old 01-06-20, 05:54 AM
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You may need to get distilled water just for your pet. All other forms of water, be it spring, bottled or filtered will contain calcium. Some bottled water companies actually add calcium.

From Wikipedia....
" Distilled water lacks minerals and ions such as calcium that play key roles in biological functions such as in nervous system homeostasis, and are normally found in potable water. ... Since distilled water is devoid of minerals, mineral intake through diet is needed to maintain good health. "
 
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