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3 Surprisingly Unhealthy Beverages Your Kids Should Avoid

What are the best drinks for your kids? It can be confusing for parents to know which drinks are truly healthy thanks to clever marketing. Even so-called healthy beverages often contain a lot of calories, sugar and artificial flavorings. Not to mention, some of the beverages you grew up on may now be considered unhealthy....... read more

Categories: Family,Health
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How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Dishes

The benefits of a Whole House Water Filter extend beyond improving the quality and taste of your drinking water. Once you have a water filtration system in your home, you may also notice differences in the water used for cleaning, cooking and showering. This is because every source of water in your home is using....... read more

Categories: Filters,Home,Water
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5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Whole House Water Filter

Purchasing a Whole House Water Filter is an investment that will last you for years. Just like any major purchase, doing adequate research will ensure you find a system that matches your needs and meets your expectations. We’ve put together some important considerations to help guide your buying decision. Which Contaminants Are in My Water?....... read more

Categories: Filters,Water
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Complete Overview of Whole Home Water Filter Systems: Part 5

The final stage of the filtration process in a Whole House Water Filter is the UV Filter. UV, or ultraviolet, filters are an optional component of water filtration, meaning they are not a standard piece of equipment in the Filter Butler system and every household may not necessarily need or want one. The utility of....... read more

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Complete Overview of Whole Home Water Filter Systems: Part 4

Filtration needs can vary greatly based on geography, water source, and treatment plant. This is why our Whole House Water Filter system can be customized with several add-on components for additional layers of protection against contaminants.  Testing your water can help you determine which of these features may be needed. As you may recall from..... read more

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Complete Overview of Whole Home Water Filter Systems: Part 3

As you have already learned in this series, Whole House Water Filter systems have multiple components and steps that rely on one another. We have already covered the features that come standard in the Filter Butler Whole House Water Filter: the Sediment Pre-Filter, Copper-Zinc and Mineral Stone Filter, and Activated Carbon Filter. The remaining par.... read more

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Complete Overview of Whole Home Water Filter Systems: Part 2

Copper-Zinc and Mineral Stone Filter and Activated Carbon Filter Since no single piece of water treatment equipment can manage all contaminants, multiple treatment filters are used within a whole house water filtration system. A combination of several specialized filters is the most effective way to keep the water you use and drink contaminant free.... read more

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Complete Overview of Whole Home Water Filter Systems: Part 1

The science behind water filtration can be a bit confusing to the average person. At Filter Butler, we believe that an educated consumer is a protected consumer and we want you to know what you are paying for and why. Water filtration is not magic; it is a very scientific process that has been developed....... read more

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How to Build an Indoor Snowman

Since winter started my daughter has been begging to build a snowman, but there just hasn’t been enough good packing snow, which is odd for a Canadian winter. Over Christmas we went up north and I told her all the fun snow activities we would do, building snowmen, tobogganing, building forts.  Well when we got....... read more

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What Does a UV Water Filter Do and How Do They Work?

Used in conjunction with carbon filters, UV, or ultra violet, water filtration systems are your best line of defense against bacteria and viruses. UV water filters utilize the electromagnetic energy of the light to offer protection against harmful substances in water by attacking them at their genetic core. The UV energy destroys illness-causing mi.... read more

Categories: Water