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PurHome X 5 Whole House Water Filter

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$1,295.00
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PurHome X-5 whole house water filter
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Product Description

 
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  • Homes up to 2.5 baths, 2,500 square feet
  • Filters Chlorine, Chloramines, Heavy Metals, and VOCs
  • Environmentally Friendly: No Electricity Required, No Backwash

 

The PurHome X-5 is a High Capacity Whole Home Filtration System. It begins with an amazing 0.35 micron pre-filter for the finest filtration and crystal clear water (a human hair is about 100 - 200 micron).

Next, the water passes through NSF Certified KDF55 media, a combination of two dissimilar alloys, to remove chlorine over 99%, as well as filter heavy metals like lead, mercury, copper, nickel, chromium, and other dissolved metals, and extends the life of the carbon stage. KDF55 also provides a bacteriostatic environment.

The final stage is our high capacity catalytic centaur carbon that is designed to remove chlorine, chloramines, VOC's, SOC's, and THM's. This combined filtration provides great tasting water at every tap.x-5-x-51-cutaway.png

Most other whole home water filter systems use only carbon. Carbon is a "must" in water filtration, however, it can be a breeding ground for bacteria over time. KDF inhibits bacterial growth and can increase carbon life as much as 300%.

Chloramines in your Water? Most municipalities treat water with chlorine, but some cities are now beginning to use chloramines as a disinfectant.  It is a combination of chlorine with ammonia.  The effects of chloramines have not been widely studied yet, but it is considered no less dangerous than chlorine to your health. We now include chloramine removal media at no extra charge.  Read an article concerning allergies to chlorine.

Best For

  • City Water
  • To filter Chlorine, Chloramines, Heavy Metals, and VOCs
  • Environmentally Friendly: No Electricity Required, No Backwash

 

Specifications

Unit Dimensions:
Main unit 44" H, 10" in diameter;

Pre-filter 12" H x 5" in diameter  

 

Filter maintenance 

Filter Media in tank should be replaced every 5 years, pre-filter every few months as needed.

To learn how to change pre-filter, see video on Product Videos tab above.



Which PurHome Whole Home Water Filter is Right for You?

PurHome X-5: Ideal for homes up to 2.5 baths and roughly 2,500 square feet.

PurHome X-51: Ideal for homes up to 3.5 baths and roughly 4,000 square feet.

PurHome X-1000:
Ideal for larger homes up to 5 bathrooms and roughly 5,000 square feet.  For larger homes, two systems can be plumbed in parallel.
All PurHome X Series filters are designed for city (i.e. municipal) water. 
 

PurHome Comparison Chart

 

Benefits

    * Crystal-clear, odor-free water throughout your home
    * Purified, healthy water for cooking and drinkingenvirofriendly1.gif
    * Chlorine-free, Chloramine-free water - softer hair and skin
    * Clothes look brighter - less fading
    * Extends the life of water-using appliances
    * Water heaters operate more efficiently
    * Maintains healthy minerals
    * Inhibits bacteria growth
    * Clean, healthy water for pets
    * No Electricity
    * No Backwashing (no water waste)
    * Easy to install
    * Low maintenance
    * 5-year Performance Guarantee
    * 10 Year Warranty on Components

Compare PuriTeam Whole Home Filtration Systems to the Competition

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PurHome X-5 FAQs:

Q: Is the PurHome X-5 Whole Home Water Filter easy to install?

A:  Yes, the installation is really a simple process for someone with plumbing knowledge.  If you do not have knowledge of plumbing matters, we recommend you hire a professional plumber.

Installation Video:

Detailed installation instructions and supplied fittings make it easy to understand and install the PurHome system. Also, you or your plumber may contact our knowledgeable Customer Service Technicians for further assistance during the installation process. Installation instructions are available on our website for easy downloading.


Q: What are the certifications on the PurHome X-5?

A:  Click here for
  Whole Home Water Filter certifications  
 
Q: What is the difference between the PurHome X-5 and PurHome X-51?

A: Connection size and flow rate. The PurHome X-5 has ¾” female threaded connections and can provide a flow rate up to 8 gallons per minute. The PurHome X-51 has 1” female threaded connections and can provide a flow rate up to 10 gallons per minute.

Q: Where should the PurHome X-5 Whole Home Filtration System be installed?

A: The PurHome X-5 is a Point-of-Entry (POE) system, or whole-house/whole home system, and is usually installed in your garage, basement, or water heater closet. The system can also be installed outside or buried in the ground in climates where the temperatures do not reach below freezing.  If installing outdoors, it must be protected from the sun and elements in order to keep warrranty in effect.

Q: Will all the water in my house be filtered?

A: Yes, the PurHome X-5 will be plumbed on the main water line prior to your hot water heater. dirty tap water

Q: Does the PurHome X-5 require electricity?

A: NO.

Q: Does the PurHome X-5 need to be backwashed?

A: No, the PurHome X-5 incorporates an up-flow designed eliminating the need for backwash, saving water. The PurHome X-5 is truly an environmentally friendly product.



Q: What is the cost to replace the media inside the PurHome after 5 years of 465,000 gallons?

A: The cost to replace the media for the PurHome X-5 is currently only $449.00, including free shipping.

 



Q: What is KDF55 media?

A: KDF55 is an electrostatic media specifically designed to remove chlorine and heavy metals. Using KDF55 with carbon eliminates the need for backwashing saving water and electricity. KDF55 is an NSF (National Science Foundation) certified water filtration media that is used in Hospitals, Restaurants, Municipal Water Treatment Facilities, and Homes across the United States.  For more information on KDF-55, please see this article on the PuriTeam Blog.

Q: How do I know when the media inside the tank needs replacing?

A: Chlorine breaking through is a good indicator to gauge system performance and we are happy to provide chlorine test strips upon request. The rule of thumb is if chlorine is breaking through so are other contaminates.

 

Q: Will the PurHome X-5 remove Fluoride?

A: No, the PurHome X-5 is not designed to remove Fluoride; however the KDF55 media used in this system has shown a reduction of about 60% however that is not high enough to make removal claims. To completely remove the Fluoride we recommend a nano type of filtration. Fluoride is not harmful when bathing and therefore removing it from the drinking only is the most popular method of treatment. For “super purified” water removing virtually every organic and inorganic contaminant including the Fluoride, we recommend our Hydrotech Push Button monitoring reverse osmosis system under your kitchen sink. This is commonly paired when using a whole house specialized treatment system. We use a high quality one-piece manifold system and it comes with a water quality monitor. You will find information at this link:

 http://www.puriteam.com/products/Hydrotech-Push-Button-RO-WQA-Certified.html  

However, before you remove fluoride from your drinking water, carefully weigh the positives and negatives.  It is a controversial topic, but we aim to educate you on the issues on our news.puriteam.com site.  Here is one article on fluoride you may wish to consider.

 

Interested in a whole house fluoride water filter? Read here for more information.

 

Activated Carbon Stage Filters Chlorine and the following:

VOC's

1,1 Dichloroethylene
1,1,2-Trichloroethane
1,1,1-Trichloroethane
1,2 Dichlorobenzene
1,2 Dichloroethane
1,2 Dichloropropane
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
1,4 Dichlorobenzene
Acrytamide
Adipates
Benzene
Chlorobenzene
CIS-1,2 Dichloroethylene
Dibromochloropropane
Dichloroethylene
Dioxin
Epichlorohydrin

Pesticides

Aldicarb
Aldicarb Sulfone
Aldicarb Sulfoxide
Carboturan
Chlordane
Endrin
Heptachlor
Heptachlor Expoxide
Hexachlorobenzene
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
Lindane
Methoxychlor
Oxamyl
Ethlbenzene
Ethylene Dibromide
Monochlorobenzene
PAHs
Phthalate (di(2-ethylhexyl))
Polychlorinated
Biophenyts (PCBs)
Radon (Radionuclide Contaminant)
Styrene
Tetrachloroethylene
Toluene
Total Trihalomethanes (THMs):
- Chloroform
- Bromoform
- Bromodichloromethane
- Dibromochloromethane
Trans-1,2
Trichloroethylene
Vinyl Chloride
Xyienes



Herbicides


2,4-D
2,4,5-TP (silvex)
Alachlor
Atrazine
Dalapon
Dinoseb
Diquat
Endothall
Glyphosphate
Pentachlorophenol
Picloram
Simazine

Plus, the Patented KDF-55 stage filters (what other carbon-only filters don't have):
Copper
Lead
Mercury
Dissolved metals
AND....Bacteriostatic

 

Important Note to California Residents: PuriTeam reserves the right to use carbon media that are approved by the State of California
according to Proposition 65.

 

PurHome X-5 Installation Instructions and Manual

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Product Videos

Whole House Water Filter | How to Install a Whole House Water Filter (04:37)
http://www.puriteam.com/categories/Whole-House/ How to Install the PurHome X-5 Whole House Water Filter. Installation is simple for those with plumbing knowledge. Or share this with your plumber to ensure a smooth installation. Phone 1-888-491-4100
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Warranty Information

5 Year Performance Guarantee (Media, not pre-filter)
5 Year Warranty on Components
10 Year Warranty on Main Tank

6 Month Satisfaction Guarantee
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Product Reviews

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  1. Can now drink Florida Water 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Jan 2018

    This is our 2nd X5 water filter. 1st one lasted over 10 years. We sold that home and moved. Bought our 2nd X5 we can now drink Florida water again. Awesome product.


  2. Good water again 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Dec 2017

    My city switched from chlorine to chloramine, which gave the water and anything washed in it an awful smell. Now I can shower without the smell and my laundry doesn't smell of chemicals any more.


  3. I can smell a huge difference. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Oct 2017

    Just the smell of our city water would turn my stomach. With the X5 the smell is gone and our tap water is better than any bottled water. It was worth every penny.


  4. Must have for every home. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Jul 2013

    I purchased this water filter after reading the water report from the county where I live. I never knew how much nasty stuff was in the water I drank and bathed in. You can taste the difference immediately and after 2 weeks of having this filter my children no longer need lotion after every bath. This is a must have for every home.


  5. Worry free drinking and showeing 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Jul 2013

    There is no price to put on having clean drinking/bathing water in our house. Our kids love the bath and shower, and it is reassuring to know that they are not being exposed to nasty chemicals every time they shower. The X5 was easy to install for our plumber, and maintenance is simple as well. Highly recommended.


  6. Everything I hoped for. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Jun 2013

    I got the X5 filter because I cannot stand municipal water. After it was installed the water was simply delicious with no taste all. It was also easy to install


  7. Works as expected and great customer service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Jun 2013

    I am very happy with my PurHome X5. I find that our water no long has a taste in the summer when we have algea bloom. Great product and support


  8. Clears rust, sediments and chloramine! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Jun 2013

    Until I started using Puriteam X5 filters, the chloramine used would make my skin dry and itchy. And now, every 2-3 months when I replace the pre-filter I see all of the rust and sediment that was originally getting into my house cleared out. The taste of the water is improved and its quality is not impinged.


  9. Best Home water filter available 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Jan 2013

    You can immediately feel the soft water


  10. SO happy with this water filter 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Jan 2013

    I had this water filter system installed almost five years ago. I cannot tell you how happy we are with it. Our water never tasted bad to me before we installed the filter, but now I notice a difference when I drink other people's water. Ours is far tastier! I also noticed an improvement in my acne and hair texture.

    I had my stepfather install the filter (he's a general contractor who's sort of a jack-of-all trades) so I can't speak to the cost of having a plumber do the job. Installation was pretty straightforward. The only tricky part was getting a tight seal with only teflon tape.

    Our prefilter lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. I buy my prefilters yearly from a different web site because I found them cheaper elsewhere. It took me a few tries to get the hang of replacing the prefilters. I flooded the basement a few times before I finally mastered it. If the prefilter compartment isn't tightened just the right amount, tiny drips will leak out of the seal and flood your basement!

    All in all, we are thrilled with this filter. I would definitely buy it again if we ever buy a new house.


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