Reverse osmosis, or RO for short, is a water purification system that aids in the removal of contaminants within the water, impurities, and total deposited solids. Most people install RO systems under their kitchen sink for several reasons: one being that their whole home has been softened by a softening system which is not drinkable, or their home already came with it. Here is a more in-depth list as to why one would want a RO system in their home.

Improved water quality: RO systems can remove a wide range of contaminants from water including bacteria, viruses, and heavy metals such as lead, chlorine, fluoride, and other harmful chemicals. By removing these elements, you are left with a healthier cleaner and ultimately better tasting water.

Cost-effective: Using RO systems will eliminate the need to buy bottled water for your home as you are able to drink straight from your kitchen sink faucet.

Environmentally friendly: RO systems can effectively help reduce human’s carbon footprint on our environment by significantly reducing the amount of plastic being tossed to landfills daily.

Convenience: Having a reverse osmosis system in your home means you always have a steady supply of filtered water free of chlorine on hand, saving you time and money.

Health benefits: RO systems in the end are probably one of the best avenues to protect your body from harmful contaminants within our potable drinking water. In addition, each person using a RO system is aiding in a more sustainable future.

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