Drinking pure and healthy water is the fundamental requirement of all human beings. Impure and contaminated water can adversely affect your health and upset your lifestyle. To ensure a healthy living, you must drink pure and fresh water, and this is only possible when you have additional water purification measures installed at the points of use of water for drinking purposes.
There are various rules and regulations which ensure that the drinking water is safe and healthy for every American citizen. However, with the passage of time, ageing infrastructure, increasing pollution, and awareness about waterborne diseases, the use of water filters have become inevitable. A research* article published on the NCBI website outlines how water-filters have significantly reduced the level of fluoride, bacteria, and harmful substance in water.
There are a lot of water filters available in the market for you to buy and install at your home or offices. They come with various technologies, capacities, and flow rates. One such filtration system, Pur water filtration system, has been producing innovative, affordable, and quality water filtration systems for the last 30 years. In this review, we will be evaluating the most famous Pur water filtration products. We hope that this review will help you in making the best purchase decision for yourself and your family as drinking water is something that cannot and must not be ignored in any case.
So, let’s begin without any further delay.
We will be covering three different categories of Pur water purification products in this review.
- Pur Faucet Filtration Systems
- Pur Pitchers and Dispensers
- Pur Filters
Pur Faucet Filtration Systems (Comparison)
|Best Pur Faucet Filtration Systems|
|Editor's ChoicePUR FM-3700 Advanced Faucet Water Filter||LATEST PRICE →|
|PUR PFM100B Black Horizontal Faucet Water Filter||LATEST PRICE →|
|PUR CR1100CV 11-Cup Classic Water Pitcher Filter||LATEST PRICE →|
|PUR DS1800Z 18-Cup Dispenser||LATEST PRICE →|
|PUR RF9999 Genuine MineralClear Filter||LATEST PRICE →|
|PUR CRF950Z Genuine Replacement Filter||LATEST PRICE →|
Pur Faucet Filtration System Review
Pur faucet filtration systems are easy to use, and you just need to attach the filtration system to the faucet. Turn on the water, and you will get filtered water to drink.
Setup: Setting up this faucet filter filtration system is easy. It offers a one-click tool-free installment, and you can start getting healthy and clean drinking water.
Capacity: It can filter 100 gallons of water or standard use of 2-3 months. FM-3700 comes with the MineralClear® filter already installed. This much capacity in the economical price makes the water filtration economical as compared to other faucet models available in the market.
Effectiveness: It can filter up to 70 contaminants in water. It reduces lead, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and cysts for a maximum of 99 percent and has a purification rate of 96 percent for chlorine, mercury, and industrial pollutants. This is very comprehensive as compared to other manufacturers of the same products. The reason behind this is MAXION® filter technology. It is designed in an innovative way to provide you with the best drinking water. Another outstanding feature to enhance its functionality is the CleanSensor™ Monitor, which allows users to see the filter status, and you get to know when to change your filter. Faucet filtration systems are not only perfect for drinking purposes but also allow you to wash vegetables and fruits with pure water as well.
Setup: Setting up the black horizontal faucet filter is the same as the process explained above.
Capacity: it offers the same capacity of 100 gallons and comes with a filter already installed in it.
Effectiveness: This filter, despite being at a lower price end, does not compromise on effectiveness. It effectively filters 70 contaminants up to 99 percent.
Aesthetic Value: Its black color and attractive design is a differentiating feature. It will add a unique look to your kitchen.
Pur Pitchers and Dispensers
If you are looking for an innovative and effective option for your dinner table, refrigerator, or keeping a water pitcher on your bed-side table, Pur pitcher has got you covered. On the contrary, if you want a dispenser to be placed inside your refrigerator or kitchen table, Pur also provides a very viable and economical option.
Usage: Imagine your kids playing with their friends in the backyard, and suddenly you run out of the water bottle you bought from inside. What will you do? Go back inside? Nah! You don’t want to miss seeing your children playing. You can solve this problem in a couple of minutes if you have a Pur filter pitcher. Just open any tap, fill the pitcher and serve your kids with clean and healthy drinking water. You can also keep this pitcher in your fridge, dinner table, living room, or inside your room.
Capacity: This pitcher provides an 11 cup capacity when it is filled, and the filter installed in it can filter up to 40 gallons of water. This can last up to 1-2 months of typical use.
Effectiveness: The pitcher also uses the same filters used in the tap filtration system and gives up to 99 percent of purity.
Design: The pitcher is designed for easy refilling. The lid is thumb-activated. The built-in LED filter life indicator lets you know when to change the filter. The compact design makes it easier to fit in the refrigerator.
Durability: It is made from high-quality materials and goes a long way.
Washing: Pitcher is easy to wash; the filter can be removed by just twisting from its lock. You can wash it with the usual dishwasher. Dry up the pitcher, and it is ready to be used again.
Usage: Another option for only drinking purposes with a larger capacity is the Pur dispenser. It is perfect to be used inside the fridge or kitchen table. You can also place in your living room for instant clean drinking water.
Capacity: It provides up to 18 cups of water. This capacity is enough for single-day use for a family of 3-4 people and can last for two days for a couple. Overall, the filters which come pre-installed can filter up to 40 gallons of water. These filters can last for a couple of months with the average user.
Effectiveness: Pur does not make any compromises when it comes to the effectiveness of its filters and filtration systems. All of the models have the same MAXION® filter technology, which ensures 99 percent water purification.
Design: The tap on the dispenser is easy to operate. It is made of high-quality recyclable plastic. You do not have to worry about its quality and ease of use. The slim and sleek design allows you to adjust it in your refrigerator, as well.
Washing: It is easy to clean. Attaching and detaching the filter is an easy task.
The filters are the essence of any filtration system. In this part of the review, we will evaluate the Pur filters.
5. PUR RF9999 Genuine MineralClear Replacement Filter for Faucet Water Filtration System (Pack of 6) – Review
These filters are made through advanced technology and maintaining all the standards. Compatible with the Pur faucet filtration system, the filter 70 contaminants in the water up to 99 purification rate. It can filter up to 100 gallons of water and works well for 2-3 months. They are easy to be attached to the faucet filtration system, and the changeover is hassle-free.
With a capacity to filter around 22 gallons of water, it can last for up to 2 months of typical use. It is built with the same technology as mentioned above. It is compatible with all the Pur pitchers and dispensers.
Some FAQs will help clear any doubts left in your mind about Pur water filtration products.
Q: How Pur filter ensure so much effectiveness?
A: Fur water filters work in three stages. Stage 1 ensures that all the sediments are trapped, stage 2 removes 99% of lead and cysts, and stage 3 filters water over natural minerals for a crisp and refreshing taste.
Q: Can Pur Water filters remove hard water?
A: Yes, they can. The filters can remove hard water as well and provide you with the purest drinking water.
Q: How is the installation so easy?
A: Installation is a 4 step process. All you have to do is to twist the top cover off, insert the filter into the device, then remove aerator and washer from the faucet, attach Fur device to the faucet with one click, and you are all set to use your Fur filtration system.
Please keep in mind that the Fur filtration system is only compatible with standard faucets and will not work with pull-out or handheld faucets.
Q: Is it okay if the filters work more than the prescribed time?
A: No, we recommend that you change your water filters on or before the due date. If you are using Pur filters, they will indicate the changing time. Do not ignore it; this can be dangerous for your health.