Reviews and Comparisons of Whole House Water Filters


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Compare high-capacity whole house water filters. These are designed for city water and larger homes. Compare the PurHome X-1000 by PuriTeam to the Aquasana Rhino, the Pelican PC-1000, the Cuzn DT-40, and the Wellness MG-111.

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* Two systems plumbed in parallel, necessary to achieve high flow rate.


The chart below provides the drinking water treatment unit (DWTU) standards that apply to the components of water filtration devices and whole systems. The standards make a distinction between health claims and aesthetic claims. Taste, odor and color are considered to be aesthetic claims, in addition to any claim that is not health-related. Chlorine reduction is the most common aesthetic claim. A chemical, chemical element or chemical compound that poses a health risk, such as nitrate, is designated as a health claim.

DWTU Standards

Product Type Applicable Standard
Filter with Aesthetic Claims NSF/ANSI 42
Filter with Health Claims NSF/ANSI 53
Water Softener NSF/ANSI 44
UV Systems NSF/ANSI 55
RO Systems NSF/ANSI 58
Shower Filters NSF/ANSI 177
Low Lead Certification NSF/ANSI 372

Source: WQA


If you want to buy the best whole house water filter, there are a few very important things to consider about the X-1000 and the competition:


Media Quality

  • KDF55 prolongs the life of carbon by 300% and is NSF certified water filtration media that is used in Hospitals, Restaurants, Municipal Water Treatment Facilities, and Homes across the United States
  • Three different types of carbon-based media which focus on Chloramine and VOC removal also provide long lasting filtration


Media Life

  • Pro-rated for 10 years before it needs replacement
  • Other systems need replacement after just 3 or 5 years



  • 10 years for the system
  • 10 years pro-rated for the media
  • Other systems offer just 3 or 5 years for the system only


Performance Guarantee

  • PurHome X-1000 Media has a pro-rated guarantee to perform effectively for 10 years


Satisfaction Guarantee

  • 6-month satisfaction guarantee
  • 100% of customers surveyed would recommend the X-1000 to a friend - 100%!
  • Other systems only offer a 3-month (or 90-day) satisfaction guarantee


Contaminants Filtered

  • Chloramines
  • Chlorine
  • Inhibits bacterial growth
  • VOCs
  • SOCs
  • Lead
  • Other heavy metals




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