- 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.
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.
- City Water
- To filter Chlorine, Chloramines, Heavy Metals, and VOCs
- Environmentally Friendly: No Electricity Required, No Backwash
Main unit 44" H, 10" in diameter;
Pre-filter 12" H x 5" in diameter
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.
* Crystal-clear, odor-free water throughout your home
* Purified, healthy water for cooking and drinking
* 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
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.
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.
Q: Does the PurHome X-5 require electricity?
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 $549.00, 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:
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:
Radon (Radionuclide Contaminant)
Total Trihalomethanes (THMs):
Plus, the Patented KDF-55 stage filters (what other carbon-only filters don't have):
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Can now drink Florida Water
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.
Good water again
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.
I can smell a huge difference.
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.
Must have for every home.
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.
Worry free drinking and showeing
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.
Everything I hoped for.
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
Works as expected and great customer service
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
Clears rust, sediments and chloramine!
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.