10 Reasons Why You Need a Shower Filter in Your Home

You’re reading this because you care about your family’s health. And there are many health issues such as dry skin, mild eczema, dry hair and hair loss associated with showering in water that has chlorine in it.

And you need to know that if you have a shower filter for your home; it will help improve your water quality by removing chlorine, which is a gas that is very damaging to our health and our environment.

You don’t want to know how bad regular city or well water can be for your skin or hair. Shower filters remove 95% of toxic contaminates from your skin and/or hair when you bathe or shampoo. In this blog post, I’m going to talk about shower filters and reveal my top 10 reasons why I think everyone needs a shower filter in their home.

Reasons Why You Need a Shower Filter in Your Home

1.     For Better Skin and Healthier Hair

better skin and healthier hair
better skin and healthier hair

Shower filters keep your skin healthier and your hair longer! They actually help improve the condition of your hair, skin, nails, and teeth by making them healthier and more moisturized.

This helps prevent dry skin, brittle hair, and brittle nails—plus they reduce inflammation in the skin and prevent stretch marks from forming when you lose or gain weight.

Shower filters will help reduce skin irritation from chlorine, soap scum, and hard water buildup. Those with sensitive skin such as eczema and psoriasis may also find bathing in ordinary water too harsh or irritating.

2.     Saves Money

With a shower filter, you can save a ton of money by not going to the doctor as often because your hair and skin will be healthier.

They are a great investment for your health. You’ll also use less soap and chemical-laden shampoo. (And therefore spend less money.)

saves money

Shower filters are super easy to install and come in a wide range of styles for every home’s budget. To help more people in your life take action and save money at the same time, consider getting a shower filter installed in your bathroom. Your shower filter will actually pay for itself in no time.

3.     Avoids Chlorine Build-up

Over time, the impurities in your water will build up on your showerhead, causing clogging and unsightly mineral deposits on your shower walls, floor and doors.

mineral build up

When the water is forced through these mineral deposits, they can break off and mix into the water droplets coming out of your showerhead.

These tiny mineral particles then get absorbed through your skin when you shower.

Shower filters provide added protection against chlorine buildup on your shower head.  You don’t have to worry about any of this though if you install a shower filter in your bathroom.

4.     Reduce the Risk of Mold in the Home

As you take your morning and evening showers, steam builds up around the glass door of the enclosure. The moisture traps debris, dead skin cells, germs and even household chemicals that flow down the drain. The more steam in your shower, the easier it is for mold spores to breed and build up on the grout and tile.

Shower filters will protect your family from harmful contaminants such as mildew, molds, heavy metals, and even chlorine by cleaning the water stream before it enters our bodies.

5.     Get Rid of Bad Odor and VOCs from Your Bathroom

The first thing you notice when you walk into a damp, musty bathroom is the bad odor. When the humidity is high, the moisture in the air can be absorbed by your clothes and other things in your room.

The next thing you know, mold will start to grow on these items and the bad odor will get even stronger. This is why it’s important to install a shower filter to get rid of this bad odor and dampness from your bathroom.

VOCs are also produced when showering with chlorinated water and VOCs may affect your health. Chlorine vapor is harmful to breathe when hot, which is why some people feel sick after a long, hot shower – or after using a hot tub that has been sitting all day or is not properly maintained. A shower filter will help keep moisture and VOCs out of the air so that it doesn’t after your health.

6.     Higher Quality Shower Experience

If you want to enjoy a shower that feels luxurious and leaves your body feeling refreshed, then a shower filter is your best option.

There’s nothing better out there that can provide you with the kind of comfort and health benefits of shower filters. A shower filter can help in this process by removing chlorine and other contaminants from the water.

7.     They’re Affordable

There are shower filters for every budget. You don’t have to get a low-quality filter for your water. As a matter of fact, there are very few good quality shower filters on the market today.

The great thing about a shower filter is the fact that they are beneficial on so many different levels. It’s certainly a wise investment to make. Not only will these filters help improve your health, but they will also help you save money on monthly water and heating costs.

8.     They work fast; you’ll notice the difference immediately!

Shower filters work by trapping dirt, debris, and other impurities as they flow through the filter. This makes shower filters an essential part of any home’s plumbing system because they can help remove harmful substances from your water supply. They remove the substances as soon as you install.

9.     They’re easy to use

You will benefit from using a shower filter, in both health and financial ways, in addition to being kinder to the environment. They are also quite easy to use.

You will be amazed at how good you and your family and friends feel after using a shower filter. I am convinced that it is one of the best health products you can purchase for yourself, for your family and for you friends.

10. You’ll be doing The Environment a Favor

conserves the environment

While most are aware that chlorine is used to treat the water supply, not everyone knows the effects of this on their health and the environment. With the right filter and the right routine, you can reduce your showering time, lower your carbon footprint, and save some cash


What Kinds Of Shower Filters Are There?

Shower filters come in various shapes and sizes. The most common ones are inline shower filters, which are installed at the end of the showerhead pipe.

Inline shower filters use a small cartridge that attaches to the end of the hose that delivers water. The cartridge is filled with granulated activated carbon, which removes chlorine, sediment, heavy metals, and other contaminants from the water before it reaches your skin.

Another type is an inline shower filter with a built-in showerhead filter. This is like having 2 in 1 – you get to enjoy a filtered shower while also getting to save water at the same time!

Lastly there are the Multi-level carbon filters that use a series of carbon filtration stages to remove chlorine and other impurities from the water before it reaches the showerhead. They work by using KDF (a metal alloy) to strip out chlorine and heavy metals found in tap water. These filters can be either ceiling mounted or wall-mounted depending on your preferences.

99% of filters on the market today work with chlorine bleach. They don’t work with chloramine, which is a chemical added in order to disinfect public water supplies. If you are looking for fancy features, your filter should definitely have an indicator light and a flow sensor (meaning it will shut off after a 3-minute shower).

 A shower filter is a must-have in every home. Why wait!

Conclusion

The top 10 reasons listed above are a good list of why everyone should consider purchasing a shower filter for the health and well-being of the family. Would you rather have to find another way to remove those toxins that enter your skin and hair or simply run a shower filter?

Save yourself a headache, make sure you have one of these shower filter systems in your home. You won’t regret it and you will be glad you have one when your skin is clear and you’re losing less hair.

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