The Importance of Changing Filters on Your Alkaline Water Ionizer
We hear this question all the time “Do I have to change the filters on my alkaline water ionizer?”
If you yourself have asked this question, the answer is certainly “yes.” You have to change the filters of your water ionizer for you to maintain clean and purified water.
What Is the Importance of Changing Filters on Your Alkaline Water Ionizer?
Your water ionizer has an anti-bacterial property which kills bacteria that go through your filter and prevent bacteria from developing inside it. Bacteria easily grows in damp places, and that includes the filter in your ionizer. Your filter will continue to expel the accumulation of bacteria even if you’re not turning your equipment on. So even if you use your equipment frequently or not, the antibacterial element in your filter is still continuously working. After some time, this antibacterial element slowly dissolves until your filter is no longer capable of fighting bacteria from the water that passes through your ionizer.
That is why changing filters on your alkaline water ionizer is crucial.
How Often Should I Change the Filters in My Ionizer?
Every alkaline water ionizer has a mechanism to monitor the amount of water it has filtered and how many pollutants are left for if to effectively purify your water. It may have an on-screen reader which indicates the filter life and if it has reached the maximum number of pollutants that it can filter out. The ionizer also has an alarm or voice alert which prompts that it is about to be out of its filter life-span and that you should change your filter soon.
However, this doesn’t mean that you should only rely on the filter life indicator. No matter how frequently or seldom you use your alkaline water ionizer, note that the antibacterial element in the filter is working nonstop. So its life isn’t relative based only on how often you use your equipment. It is always safe to change your filter after every 12 months, as by then its antibacterial power is likely to have diminished. The ionization process may still remove the bacteria in the water, but you will likely notice that the taste and odor of the water have already changed by this time.
Your alkaline water ionizer is a huge investment in your household to keep your bodies alkalized and in good condition. Alkaline water from your ionizer has antioxidant properties that help fight free radicals in your body. The alkaline water also removes heavy metals such as lead, mercury, aluminum, copper, cadmium, and fluoride which can all intoxicate your body. This weakens your bones, oxygen absorption, and immune system which makes you more prone to illnesses.
That is why you need to take care of your alkaline ionizer for it to keep on functioning properly. No matter how much you use it, always regularly check the filters and replace them after every 12 months of usage. This will give you the optimum purification and antibacterial properties that your water ionizer can provide.