How to maintain your RO water purifier
In the polluted and highly toxic atmosphere we live in today, it is important to make sure that we are at least drinking purified, quality water. Since the human body is mostly made up of water, it is very important that the water we drink is fresh and free of contaminants that could harm our bodies. The best way to drink pure water is to get a water purifier in your home.
However, a water purifier can only provide clean and safe water if it is properly maintained. Maintaining and servicing your RO water purifier is the most important step in making it last longer and keeping it healthy; RO water purifiers are built strong and rarely break down or malfunction.
Maintenance of RO water purifiers
RO water purifiers know as the best water purifiers in the world. It is a simple and uncomplicated water purifier that removes impurities and contaminants from tap water, making clean water drinkable.
Although there are various water purifiers available in the market, it makes sense to buy the best water purifier in India; the reverse osmosis system filters out only the harmful and disease-causing contaminants. The minerals and beneficial bacteria require by the body are also retain during the filtration process.
Does a RO water purifier require maintenance?
Maintenance is essential to keep your RO water purifier working. As the water purifier filters out different types of impurities present in the water, the filter may get clog in a very short period of time. Lack of proper maintenance and care can affect the functionality and durability of the product. This is why you need to get professional help to clean all the filters in your RO water purifier. A quality RO water purifier can last up to 15 years with proper maintenance and care.
Changing the filters
A good quality RO water purifier has 3-4 purification processes. Therefore, one should read the water purifier’s manual to ensure proper maintenance and care. There have been many changes in RO water purifiers over the past few years. For example, Kent’s high-performance water purifiers have a “filter change” warning that makes it easy for people to know when to change the filter. However, if your water purifier does not have a filter change reminder, please contact us. Below are the filters available for RO water purifiers and their cleaning schedules.
Sediment filters for RO water purifiers need to replaced in about 12 months. The pre-filter removes sediment and dirt from the water and prevents dirt from entering the reverse osmosis membrane.
This filter removes chlorine and other contaminants that interfere with the function of the RO membrane. As with the sediment filter, this filter needs to replaced every 12 months.
Reverse Osmosis Membrane
The semi-permeable reverse osmosis membrane removes all contaminants from the water; it needs to replaced every year for the purifier to operate effectively.
What happens if I don’t change the filter?
Not changing the filter will have a negative impact on the water quality. When the filter needs to replaced, the water flow will slow down. If the filter is not change for a long period of time, the water purifier may stop working. Poor water flow is one of the main indicators that the RO water purifier filter needs to replaced.
If your water purifier is still under warranty, it will serviced regularly by a service professional at no additional charge. However, once the warranty has expired, it is the customer’s responsibility to determine how to maintain the water purifier to keep it running. The water purifier has an internal filter with an output tube in the back and an ionizer used to clean the water, so the unit itself needs to be cleaned occasionally. You can request simple cleaning instructions, or seek advice online or from a service professional. If this task seems tedious, it is best to hire a professional to maintain the water purifier.