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How to Conserve Water in the Bathroom

A recent report that looked at water usage in Canadian households found that the median amount of water used was 243 liters per day[1]. In some developing countries the average person uses as little as 20 liters per day, about the same amount used by the average Brit in the 19th century[2]. Clearly the levels....... read more


Does My Whole House Water Filter Need A UV Filter?

If you have been in the market for a Whole House Water Filter you may have seen ones that come with optional add-ons such as a Salt-Free Water Softener, the Sub-Micron Post-Filter or the UV Filter. Water filtration technologies can be confusing, especially because there are so many impurities that may or may not be....... read more

Categories: Filters,Home

How to Conserve Water Outdoors

Canadians make up one of the largest per capita users of fresh water in the world. According to Environment Canada, those households with water meters use 73 percent less water than those households without meters. This just goes to show that when money-saving is directly evident by use of a meter, Canadians care about doing....... read more


6 Reasons Why You Need To Break Your Water Bottle Habit Today

Chances are you contribute to the $100 billion (U.S.) spent on bottled water sales each year globally. Admittedly, drinking bottled water instead of tap water makes sense in countries where “Montezuma’s revenge,” a stomach and intestinal infection caused by impure water, is probable, but certainly not in developed countries like Canada wh.... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Saving,Water

20 Surprising Facts on Water Consumption

Healthy, clean drinking water is something that most people take for granted. But the fact is that drinking water and healthy drinking water can mean different things to different people depending on where they are in the world. As some of the below data reveals, some people have little to no access to clean water....... read more


How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Cleaning

If you are a fan of the Filter Butler blog you probably have read about how unfiltered water wreaks havoc on your hair and skin. This damage to your hair and skin is one of the many reasons filtered water is so important to moms who want to ensure their families are healthy as possible........ read more


How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Skin

A Whole House Water Filter is used to treat the water you receive from your local municipality to safeguard you and your family from the harmful contaminants that may be present in your tap water. One of the chemicals that most people are concerned about is chlorine, a chemical that is added to water at....... read more


Smart Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

There are many factors that contribute to our residential energy usage. We use energy to cool our homes in the summer, heat them in the winter, and run our appliances and electronics. More often than not, we use more energy than we truly need. By cutting back on unnecessary energy usage we can reduce our....... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Home,Saving

Will a Whole House Water Filter Provide Drinking Water from Every Faucet?

Before investing in a Whole House Water Filter you’ll want to know where all that clean water will be available. After all, if the purpose of your investment is to provide your family with cleaner, safer and better tasting water, it makes sense to understand how the system works. The short answer is yes, your....... read more

Categories: Family,Filters,Home,Water

How Often Should I Replace the Filter in My Whole House Water Filter?

Fortunately, once your whole house water filter is installed, there will be minimal maintenance needed over the course of its lifetime. The main maintenance requirement is replacing the filters in some of your whole house water filter components. Let’s take a look at how often you need to change these filters. Why Changing Filters is....... read more