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Reverse Osmosis (RO)

Reverse Osmosis

Improve Drinking Water with an RO System

If you want to transform the quality and taste of your drinking water, installing a reverse osmosis (RO) filtration system with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is the best option! Reverse osmosis is one of the most popular types of water filtration thanks to its effectiveness and the noticeable difference it produces in drinking water.

If you’d like a reverse osmosis filtration system installed in your home, our experts are ready to help! Our plumbers will come to your home, listen to your needs and preferences, and help you decide if a reverse osmosis system is best for you. If you already have a reverse osmosis system, we offer maintenance and repair services to keep it running like new.

How Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

You might remember the word osmosis from your school days. The term describes the process of molecules passing through a semi-permeable membrane from a less concentrated area into a more concentrated one. Reverse osmosis takes advantage of this process by introducing pressure, sending “clean” water through your faucet while simultaneously sending water containing minerals and other contaminants down the drain.

Reverse osmosis starts with a sediment filter that eliminates dirt and other large particles. This prevents damage to the reverse osmosis membrane. Then, the water runs through a carbon filter that removes contaminants such as chlorine. After this, the water reaches the reverse osmosis membrane that allows the process described above to occur. If an RO system is a four-stage version, they will use a polishing filter made from carbon in the last step, which ensures your water will be as clean and crisp-tasting as possible!

Benefits of a reverse osmosis system include the following:

  • Improved taste
  • Fully automated filtration
  • Affordability
  • Easy maintenance
  • Removal of dangerous contaminants

Reverse osmosis systems work best with soft water that's been pre-filtered before the RO process. Your pre-filtration needs will vary based on the type of water that your home or business already has. Since reverse osmosis systems also use a carbon filter, your water will be free from chlorine and chloramines!

Whole-Home RO Systems

While many reverse osmosis filtration systems install to single outlets, some systems are robust enough to handle the filtration needs of an entire house. These are also known as a point of entry (POE) system and install at the main waterline of a home or business. These systems are quite large and are not suited for everyone. However, some people and businesses choose them because of their increased output capabilities.

Reverse Osmosis Is Environmentally Friendly

empty plastic water bottlesAccording to the latest figures, only about 1 in 10 Americans gets all their drinking water from the tap, while roughly twice that many people get their water mostly from bottled sources. Over the last two decades, Americans have consumed more and more bottled water, nearly tripling our use of glass and plastic bottles since 1999.

Reverse osmosis is one way that you can seriously reduce the use of plastic bottles in the United States. Creating totally drinkable and highly filtered water at your tap means you'll no longer have to contribute to the enormous amount of plastic waste our country produces.

"But what if I like sparkling water?" If you regularly enjoy carbonated water, then a one-time purchase of a soda machine would allow you to drink sparkling water without the use of a single plastic bottle or can. Within a year, your reverse osmosis system could pay for itself and have a positive impact on the environment.

Call Reverse Osmosis Pros at (800) 259-7705

At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, customer service is the foundation of our business. If you’re interested in a reverse osmosis system, we'll help you pick the right one, install it, and show you why we’re the most trusted name in the plumbing business. With an on-time guarantee, you’ll never be left wondering when we’ll show up. Also, we back all our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. This means that you can trust we’re installing your reverse osmosis filtration system the right way, or we’ll make it right at no extra cost to you.

Find out why so many people have trusted our plumbers with their reverse osmosis water filtration needs by calling (800) 259-7705.

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