Reverse Osmosis Sump vs. Quick Change



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Reverse Osmosis - Sump Style or Quick Change, Which is Better?

Depending upon your specific concerns and criteria, let us show you which version of reverse osmosis will work best for you. But, in addition to making our water safer to drink, water purification and water filtration systems are also a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to expensive bottled water.



  Quick Change Style Reverse Osmosis Traditional Sump Style Reverse Osmosis

Quick Change Style Reverse Osmosis System Traditional Sump Style Reverse Osmosis System
 

Summary:

Disposable, Greatest Convenience and
Super Easy on Folks Who Aren't Plumbers!

Somewhat Lower Price, But Harder
to Maintain Because More Prone to Leaks and Higher Frequency of Filter Changes

Price Range (on average):

System Cost: $299-$389
Filter Cost Over 2 Years: $225-$350

System Cost: $199-$334
Filter Cost Over 2 Years: $156-$390

Effort Required to Change Filters:
Quick Change Style Reverse Osmosis System

A simple 1/4 turn "off" with the old filter
A 2nd 1/4 turn "on" with new filter
and you're done!

(No leaks because O-rings are changed
with every filter change)


Sump Style Reverse Osmosis System

1) Loosen housing with housing wrench
2) Empty water from housing
3) Clean/wash inside of filter housings
4) Inspect O-Ring for wear/replace and lubricate
5) Screw housing back on (but not too tight!)
6) Watch for leaks!

Frequency for Filter Changes:

Require some filters to be changed
no more frequently than every 6 months

Some sump systems require one or two
of the filters to be changed every 2 months

Filtering Ability:

Comparable to Sump Style Systems

Comparable to Quick Change Style Systems