; Purifiers InSingapore

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Tap water in Singapore may be safe for drinking, but if youre from a typical Singaporean family, chances are youre used to only drinking tap water that has been boiled. While that is a good-enough way of getting rid of most germs, there are often stillof chemicals like chlorine, lead and mercury that dont go away even after bubbling it at 100

For clean-as-can-be water straight out of your tap, upgrade your kitchen with a water purifier. On top of saving time and electricity, theyre able to sift out 99% of germs and unwanted chemicals in the water. For all those considering getting one, below are thetop10water purifiersto check out.

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Japan has long since gained the reputation of manufacturing trustworthy products and in the product category of water filters, youve got theFiltech Xeltro CT 22, a countertop twin water filter.

Despite its compact size, this powerful contraption hides a seven-layer filtration system with a 0.1-micron ceramic filter, FIR layer, ion exchange resin, anti-bacterial ions, KDF activated carbon and their specially-made carbon membrane filter.

For our Science-averse friends, this translates to a system that removes everything you dont want in your water, from bacteria to rust while deodorising it along the way.

Fitting it into your tap is a breeze as well, as each purchase comes with multiple adaptors for an easy installation. Avideo tutorialis also available to guide you through any hiccups.

Alternatively, those looking for a more budget-friendly option can also check out the6-layer faucet filter,Filtra Plus FWF 177($41.90).

When to change filter:Every six to eight months

Were often so busy with our lives, remembering when to change the purifier filter is probably the least of our worries. For all the busy bees out there without brainpower to spare on the nitty-gritty, consider thePhilips On-Tap Water Purifier WP3811/00.

While there are many similar models by the brand out there, only this specific one comes with a handy colour-coded alert function to easily tell when the filter needs to be changed. Simply check the colour of the filter membrane once every few weeks, to see if it matches the colour guide on the lid.

Once it turns into the specified shade of brown or dark grey, switch out your filter cartridge for a new one.

Although tiny, this purifier is also mighty, filtering out nasties like soluble lead, chlorine and 99% of bacteria at rates of up to a speedy 2L per minute.

When to replace filter:Every three months

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If youre just looking to upgradethatpiece of cloth your mom ties to the tap,in a feeble attempt at filtering youll know what I mean if youve seen it try theKubichai Water Purifier. Priced from just$15.84, this is a great option for those on a tight budget.

Each filter cartridge comprises a seven-layer filtration system thatll filter out heavy metal ions and chlorine among other impurities. As an added bonus, each set purchased on Lazada also comes with two extra filter cartridges, so you can expect each purchase to last you a good year.

P.S. The instruction manual is in Mandarin, but you can refer to thisYoutube videofor an installation guide instead.

When to change filter:Every three to six months

Small and discreet water filter that sits under your sink

For those who prefer an immaculate and modern kitchen, the3M AP Easy Complete Undersink Filtration Systemis the way to go. It effectivelyeliminates chlorine, odours and parasites in the water that could possibly be the cause of your stomach aches. Better yet, it fits neatly under your sink so you wont have to sacrifice any of your precious counter space.

Drinking water comes out of a faucet that you can install beside your sink

This water filter isBPA-Free andalso certified byNSF International, an independent global health organisation, so you can be sure the water youre drinking is clean of any nasties.

And unlike other water filters, this one doesnt run on any electricity,so you wont have to worry about aninflated utility bill and can still have access to clean water during a power outage!

Recommended for families of up to six, this water filter only requires a cartridge change ($130) every six months.Its simple to do too you will just need to twist the filter cartridge out to replace it.

When to change filter:Every six months

Most purifiershaveto be in the kitchen, but if youd like yours set up anywhere else, try theNovita HydroPlus NP6610.

To refill the tank, simply pour in regular tap water.

This standalone unit doesnt need to be attached to any tap or electricity socket,so if you need a portable water source, this one offers plenty of flexibility. Prop one up in your dining area for convenient access for your family and guests. Or, if youre lazy, place another in your bedroom so you dont have to make the long journey to the kitchen.

But the benefits dont end there. Unlike other purifiers, Hydroplus filters also infuse the water with extra hydrogen and oxygen, so youll be downing water with antioxidant and metabolism-increasing properties as well.

When to change filter:Every 12 months

With its relatively low price tag and renowned household brand for reassurance, theOSIM uPure 2is a safe option for those buying a water purifier for the first time.

Possibly the best part about this purifier is its versatility. Although a small device, you have the option to switch betweenthreewater dispensing modeswith the turn of a knob.

Two of the modes Water Stream and Shower dispense regular tap waterfor washing your dishes and the like. The 3rd mode fills your glass with purified drinking water, channelled through four different types of filters including activated charcoal, which removes chlorine and odours

Fun fact:To get rid of chlorine from your water by boiling, youll have to keep it bubbling for at least 20 minutes.

Each set comes with 8 different adaptors to ensure a perfect fit

When to change filter:Every five months

Most of us know the tech brandXiaomifor their portable chargers and mobile phones. But they also produce a range of other sleek household appliances, likeair purifiersand water purifiers.

TheirMi Water Purifierclaims to produce water as pure as bottled ones with the use of reverse osmosis to get rid of even the finest of unwanted impurities. Take their word for it, or download their accompanying Mi Home app (iOS,Android) to track the water quality measurements and see it for yourself in real-time!

Pro-tip:Mi Home is not made for use in Singapore, so when prompted, set your location as China to access the app without restrictions. Note the apps language is also in Mandarin.

When to change filter:Every 12 months

Although mostly unheard of in Singapore,PURis a well-known brand in the US. And when it comes to purchasing water purifiers off Amazon, theirAdvanced Faucet Water Filteris among the most popular, with thousands of positive reviews as testament to its quality.

You can put any worries about chemical nasties away as this purifier reduces more than 70 types of contaminants in your water including chlorine, lead and mercury.

Available in black, silver and stainless steel, this can easily match the colour scheme of most sink areas as well, so the aesthetic department is more or less sorted. Read theinstruction manualto check if its suitable for your tap.

When to change filter:Everytwo to three months

At$1,099,Panasonics Water Alkaline Ionizermight seem like a pricey contraption but if youre looking for something that provides added health benefits, this is one to consider. On top of removing impurities in your water, this dispenses water in five different pH levels with three alkaline modes, one acidic and one regular.

Therere plenty of studies behind it but in essence,alkaline wateris said to help with boosting health, by balancing out the acidic food and drinks we consume, like sodas. Some benefits reported include improving bowel movements and overall immunity.

Drink it as it is or use it in your cooking its said that it can slightly enhance the flavours and textures of certain food as well!

P.S. For those with troubled skin, this purifier also has a mode that dispenses slightlyacidicpH5.5 water which as beauty gurus might know matches the natural acidity levels of our skin. Use this to wash your face daily for softer skin and fewer breakouts.

When to replace filter:Every12 months

They say you have to drink eight glasses of water a day but whos really counting?

TheHyflux S218 Spring Digitalpurifies your water with 3 layers of filtration, including a nanofiber disk that sifts out bacteria and other contaminants. But those who dont have the discipline to drink the recommended amount of water will benefit from its digital monitor that tracks and displays your daily water intake.

Now youll know how much water youveactuallybeen drinking, at least while at home!

On top of that, the display screen also shows the total amount of water filtered so youll know exactly when to replace the filter cartridge, instead of relying on time-based estimations.

When to change filter:Every six months

Although not your conventional water purifier that attaches to a faucet, theBRITA Marella Water Pitcher Filteris also something to look out for if youd prefer a low commitment option that doesnt require any installation or lifestyle change.

The filter is inbuilt into what looks like your everyday jug. Despite its unassuming appearance, it still does the job and sifts out the usual impurities like chlorine, lead and copper, converting tap water into clear-tasting drinking water.

Theyve also got a series of similar products of various sizes from 600ML bottles to giant 8.2L water pitchers check those outhere.

When to change filter:Every four weeks

Weve all learnt since young that water is essential for our survival and that were supposed to drink lots of it, so lets make sure were hydrating our bodies with only the best stuff. For those who dont have a water purifier at home yet, you now know where to get the best ones!

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This article contains partial partnership content. However, all opinions are ours. These water purifiers are picked according to reviews on Lazada, Amazon and Shopee, among other review sites.

Original article published on 23rd July 2020. Last updated by Justin Oh on 10th December 2020.

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