Do I Need A Chloramine Filter?


Water Treatment PlantEvery few years, something new finds its way into our drinking water, causing confusion at best and justifiable panic at worst.

Fortunately, most of what we hear about is nowhere near the levels that we saw recently in West Virginia (ie a severe MCHM contamination incident from earlier this year.)  Even the recent finding of E. Coli in New York City, while horrifying and inexcusable, represents an issue that can be treated fairly easily once discovered.

In speaking to our customers, an impurity that is coming up more frequently is chloramine.  While certainly not a new disinfectant, the use of chloramine as a disinfectant of choice over chlorine is becoming more common in larger cities, including Los Angeles

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Why A Camping Filter Needs To Be In Your Gear Bag


Clean Looking Water
Just because it looks clean and tastes clean doesn’t mean it IS clean…

Just because you’ve found a source of fresh water is no guarantee that you are safe from dehydration.  This is both a critical piece of insight to take to heart before venturing into the great outdoors and a hard lesson learned for thousands of campers throughout the world.

At our online store, we specialize in filters and filtration products that make your water taste better, fresher and cleaner.  But when it comes to our selection of camping filters, the benefits go much deeper than better taste.

Quite simply, any source of untreated water in the wild is a potential home to a number of bacteria and viruses, including Cryptosporidium and Giardia. Continue reading →

Stay Hydrated & Stay In School: Your Back To School Hydration Checklist


Back To School Hydration ChecklistAs you close out the summer with the kids, and get ready for those first few sweet weeks of silence around your home, ensuring your kids stay hydrated is critical to ensuring they don’t just go back to school – but stay back in school.

Everything from concentration to cognitive ability relies on your child’s ability to stay hydrated.  This post by Philippa Norman, MD  shares some of the reasons why.  Plus, when your child stays hydrated, they are more certain to stay healthy, stay at level moods and even stay freer of acne.  In other words, they’ll stay freer of those issues that cause them to miss school in the first place. Continue reading →

8 Heavy Hitting Filtration Systems That Will Knock The Impurities Out Of Your Water


Minnesota Twin Brian Dozier In Home Run Derby
Brian Dozier, Second Baseman For Our Minnesota Twins, Will Be Competing In Tonight’s Home Run Derby

Tonight, baseball fans will tune into the 2014 Home Run Derby, part of the All-Star Game festivities happening just down the road from our Bloomington, Minnesota headquarters.  In this time-honored tradition, eight sluggers enter a three-round competition to see who can knock the most balls out of the park.

Just as Major League Baseball showcases eight of its heaviest hitters tonight, we’d like to take the opportunity to do the same, by offering you a quick look at eight of the most powerful water filtration systems and housings we are proud to offer. Continue reading →

5 Ways A Garden Dechlorinator Helps Green Any Thumb


Make Any Thumb GreenOftentimes, it seems as though there are two types of people in the world – those with green thumbs and those green with envy.  Fortunately, at our online store – tucked within our selection of filters from Rainshow’r – we just so happen to offer the garden dechlorinators that can help green just about any thumb.

Below, find five ways a good garden dechlorinator will help transform your green envy into a green thumb before you know it:

1. Filter The Chlorine From Your Water Supply – Fundamentally, what garden dechlorinators do is reduce 85 – 90% of chlorine from the water used to nourish your lawn or garden.  Continue reading →

American-Made Tier1 Air Filters Are A Breath of Fresh Air!


Tier1 Air Filters - American Made[Find the air filter you need, and take 20% off, through Monday, July 7th, by using the discount code Air21 at checkout.

For help finding the air filter you need, visit our Air Filter Finder, read our Air Filters Buying Guide, or call our customer service team at 1-800-277-3458.]

Buying American can be easier said than done.  Despite our best efforts to keep money close, sometimes, we just can’t find a domestically made version of that product we most desperately need. Continue reading

Support Mark Ruffalo’s Fight For Clean Water & Win A Trip To The Avengers 2 Set


Help Mark Ruffalo Support Clean WaterAs an Academy-Award nominated actor, and as part of the ensemble making up arguably the world’s most popular superhero franchise to date, Mark Ruffalo is in a unique position to support causes that will make our world a better place.  Fortunately for us, he has chosen to stand for an issue both close to the heart of DiscountFilterStore.com and critical to our world as a whole:  clean water. Continue reading

Tired Of The Refrigerator Water Filters Bait & Switch?


Your Lane Should Be Shady - Not Your Water Filters Provider
Your Lane Should Be Shady…Not Your Refrigerator Water Filters Provider

[Through midnight on Monday, June 23rd, get FREE shipping on all orders – including orders containing the refrigerator water filters below – by using the code ‘June1’ at check out.]

Earlier this week, we shared information that is probably not incredibly surprising to anyone that has ever purchased refrigerator water filters online: It’s just a little bit cutthroat out there. Continue reading

Stop Getting Overcharged For Refrigerator Water Filters At Lowe’s & The Home Depot


Why Pay More For Refrigerator Water Filters At Home Depot[Through midnight on Monday, June 23rd get FREE shipping on all orders – including orders containing the refrigerator water filters below – by using the code ‘June1’ at check-out.]

Every day, and this is meant to be taken literally, our team is out there on your behalf analyzing refrigerator water filters prices offered by our competitors.  Just between us, it’s a little bit cutthroat out there.

Fortunately, with every search we do, we find that our prices typically match or beat those offered by our bigger competitors, whether online or brick & mortar.  And in the instances where we somehow aren’t the lowest, we’re happy to offer you a price match as part of our No Worries Guarantee. Continue reading

Why A New Brondell Countertop Filter Is The Perfect Last Minute Father’s Day Gift


H2O Brondell Cypress Countertop Water Filtration SystemWhy do we wait until the last minute to find the perfect Father’s Day gift?

Is it because dads are so much more difficult to shop for, or is it simply that late season exhaustion, as everything from Mother’s Day to graduation parties have sapped our gift giving energy?

While we can’t answer this question definitively, we can say that in reading between the lines, there are an awful lot of dads that settle for tacky ties and antiquated aprons as a thank you for all their hard work. Continue reading