It is well known that many industrial water filtration plants add chlorine to the water during filtration in order to kill and prevent bacterial grout and diseases spread in City water supply system. Mostly unknown is that your body/skin ingest approximately between 3 - 5 cups of water any time you take shower and respectively the chlorine in water as chemical can damage and dry your skin and hair, and may give off an unpleasant odor. Many water filtration systems for home filters out chlorine and reduces the harmful affects to your hair and skin but they does not protect your house water system from sediment and mineral build up especially if the filter is meant to filtrate only chlorine. On the another side houses which relay on well water will need a different type of water filtration and purification system depends on area water quality. We always recommend testing and sizing to be done by professional plumbing company avoiding errors and unnecessary money spending.
Whole house water filtration can be done by variety of filters, Water Softeners or combination between them. Some of the filters can save your entire house water supply system and fixtures from corrosion and sediment build up, another can purify the water in stage ready to drink. To help you out understand better the function and purpose next I will mention some of the most common filters for City and Well water.
RO - Reverse Osmosis System