APEX MR-1050 Countertop Drinking Water Filter Reviews

Improve your way of living with the Apex MR-1050 countertop water filter that purifies water and protects you from pathogens.

This is a five-step filtration system that can remove several contaminants that include arsenic, copper, aluminum, chlorine odors, among others. Additionally, it can filter Cryptosporidium, Giardia cysts and other micro-organisms that cause water-borne illnesses.

APEX- MR1050 has granular activated carbon (GAC) and KDF-55 technology. This eliminates a great percentage of chlorine, organic toxins, and heavy metals.

It’s a practical design that takes very little space on the counter.

The filter makes water healthier by balancing its alkalinity. As water flows through two of the filtering stages, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium are added using alkaline beads and calcite. These minerals are great for your health.

This water filter unit is simple to install and easy to use. It comes with its own installation hardware, saving you a trip to the hardware store.

It also fits standard home faucets which is convenient.

APEX- MR1050 provides a high volume of 750 gallons and the filter takes roughly a year before you need to replace it.

Pros

  • Fits all standard size faucets making installation a breeze.
  • Compact design that takes considerably small counter space.
  • Easy to install even for non-handy and older people.

Cons

  • It’s costly to replace filters.
  • Grows algae in the top part of the filter when exposed sunlight.
  • Hard to separate the base from the housing unit when changing out filters.

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APEX MR-1030 Countertop Water Filter Reviews

Apex MR-1030 is a 3-stage filtration system that removes toxins from water and is perfect for any household size.

Rather than just remove most toxins from water, this filter also adds lots of beneficial minerals that improve health. It makes life a little easier when you have clean, safe and delicious water.

Apex MR-1030 removes hundreds of contaminants, harmful micro-organisms and heavy metal with KDF-55 technology.

It has a coconut shell activated carbon filter that eliminates chlorine and its odor, it also lowers acidity using calcite for improved health benefits.

The filter unit sits right on your counter which is easy to install and meets all plumbing codes.

The filter cartridge lasts up to six months and can be swapped with any standard 10-inch filter parts.

 Pros

  • Minimal design that saves on countertop space.
  • Very easy to install with a high flow rate.
  • The replacement filter lasts long and can serve a household of four for roughly a year.

Cons

  • Apex does not specify what percentage of toxins are filtered after running water through the MR-1030.

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APEX MR-1010 Countertop Water Filter Reviews

Contrary to the popular belief, getting clean drinking water should not cost you an arm and a leg in buying bottled water. The Apex MR-1010 countertop water filter is a great economical water filtration system that removes sediments and other contaminants such as chlorine and radon.

It is inclusive of hardware installation and a wrench that makes it easy to setup.

Every Apex MR-1010 is sanitized before boxing for safety assurance. It is made in the US from the best material and is NSF and FDA approved.

The improved screw and compression fitting that lasts longer compared to earlier models whose tube connector would pop off and run water.

This water filter unit has a 750-gallon capacity and fits a standard faucet.

Pros

  • Made to superior quality relative to other brands in the market.
  • Makes even the smelliest water taste crisp and fresh.
  • Durable and can handle constant high water pressure.

Cons

  • Several reported leakages from the spout and bottom of the unit.
  • Takes a while to pour water as it cuts down.

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New Wave Enviro 10 Stage Countertop Water Filter Reviews

Tap water may look clear and clean but be unsafe for human consumption. The Wave Enviro Water Filter is made that your water is safe and all contaminants are below minimal EPA conditions.

The filter features a ten-stage filtration system that is effective and safe.

At stages 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10, water passes through micron filter pads that remove large contaminants, for example, sediments.

Water goes through chemical filtering for the rest of the stages. This involves activated carbon that gets rid of chloramines and its odor. Ion exchange and KDF-55 absorb heavy metals and other toxins such as pesticides and herbicides.

It is multipurpose. You can attach it to your faucet or mount it under the sink using a conversion kit that is sold separately.

New Wave Enviro 10 stage is a heavy-duty filter with a 1500 gallon capacity that can last a family of four up to a year without replacing the filter.

It has a calcite mineral stage that infuses water with beneficial minerals like potassium and calcium.

 Pros

  • Excellent performance in removing foul chemical smell and taste.
  • Affordable.
  • Great customer service. After purchase, you are sent email reminders to keep track of your filter usage and when it’s up for replacement.

 Cons

  • Below par construction quality materials. The plastic housing can crack under pressure leaving you at risk of your house flooding.
  • It is not NSF/WQA certified which can be a concern for buyers.

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Ecosoft FMV1BOBWEXP Countertop Water Filter Reviews

This countertop water filter is designed and manufactured in Europe and it uses a highly functional filtration system to eliminate different kinds of water impurities.  Its ease of use sets it apart from other options in the market and below are some of its most salient features.

This Ecosoft countertop water filter has a filter cartridge made from activated coconut carbon that catches most impurities such as sediments, chlorine, and bad odor, it filters harmful chemicals found in municipal water including lead, rust and heavy metals.

The filter has a capacity of 1500 gallons and comes with an installation package that is convenient to use.

The Ecosoft countertop water filter is easy to install using a simple 6-step DIY manual as well as a seal and ring that is included to make the task simple and stress-free.

Pros

  • Easy to install.
  • Has a high flow rate and the water tastes delicious.
  • Affordable.

Cons

  • Installation hardware is not standard to all faucets.

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