FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why use a showerhead filter?
Showerhead filters remove chlorine, pesticides and other chemicals present in your daily shower water. Our body absorbs chlorine through our pores and inhalation while showering. Skin pores all over our body widen while showering, making dermal absorption of chlorine and other chemicals possible. During our daily showers, inhaled chemicals make their way into our bloodstream much more quickly than ingested chemicals, without the added filtration benefits of digestion.
What are the Long-Term Effects of Chlorinated Water on the Skin?
1. Acne, Eczema and Rashes
2. Depleted Proteins & Dry Skin
3. Premature Aging
What are O-rings?
Two small O-rings: used at the both ends of the shower filter when connecting it to the shower arm and shower head. It prevents fluid or air from going IN or OUT of the pipe and to better seal the connection.
What is Teflon tape?
Teflon tape: used in case the connections mentioned above are leaking. is a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film for use in sealing pipe threads. The tape is sold cut to specific widths and wound on a spool, making it easy to wind around pipe threads. The Teflon tape is known as plumbers tape.
How to apply the Teflon tape?
Start with a couple loops around at the end, then wrap all the threads, overlapping half the width of the tape on each wind. Wrap in the direction of the threads starting from the end and proceeding toward the length of the pipe.
How to replace the shower filter cartridge?
1. Open shower filter housing
Unscrew the shower filter housing, by holding the top section of the shower filter and rotating the bottom counter-clockwise. Once open, the filter cartridge can be easily removed.
2. Replace filter cartridge
Remove the old filter cartridge from the shower filter housing. If there is debris left inside, rinse the inside of the filter housing. Insert the new cartridge as shown in the picture. Then re-assemble the shower filter.
Does it work with hot water?
Yes, it works with hot water.
How often does the cartridge need to be changed?
Depending on the quality of the water, normally the inside cartridge needs to be changed every 6 months.
Does it affect the water pressure?
No, it doesn’t.
How to use the water test kit?
1. Put 6-8 drops of the reagent (from the water test kit bottle) into a small quantity of water and fully mix (let the tap water run before taking the sample). Compare the color to the color chart.
2. After adding this reagent you can see the free chlorine value immediately and after 10 mins you can read the total chlorine value. The more chlorine you have in your water the more yellow it gets.