5 Drinking Water Week Add-Ons You Can Add-Into Your Cart For Less


WaterSafe Well Water Test KitWe are currently in the midst of Drinking Water Week, an occasion marked by the American Water Works Association as a time when water professionals forge closer connections with those they serve.  While this is undoubtedly an important occasion, our team at DiscountFilterStore.com already adheres to this idea every day.

So rather than using Drinking Water Week to remind you of what you likely already know, we’re instead taking this opportunity to bring you closer to some of the lesser known products you may not be aware that we offer.

Better yet, all through Drinking Water Week, we’re offering the products below – and all products on our site, in fact – for 5% off!  Continue reading →

Free New eBook – Air Filter Buying Guide: Find The Right Filter For Any Season or Reason


Unless you know exactly what you are looking for, buying a new air conditioner or furnace air filter can leave you feeling as though you are swimming upstream in alphabet soup.  As this Monday marked the beginning of Air Quality Awareness Week, a time set aside to learn how air quality affects our health, many of you are likely finding yourselves swimming in this soup as we speak.

Acronyms like MERV, MPR, HEPA and FPR surround you, while dozens of brands vie for your dollars and devotion.   And this all happens after you find your existing air filter, which may or may not include the sizing details and model number you need to buy a comparable replacement. Continue reading →

April Showers Bring Shower Filters Savings


[While we are always happy toApril Showers Bring Shower Filters Discounts offer discounts to our customers, oftentimes that tie playfully into weather and seasonality, we want to be sensitive to those in the southern United States – including hundreds of our customers – that are dealing with the aftermath of this weekend’s tornadoes.]

If you are able, we encourage you to make a donation to one or more of the rescue organizations linked to by The Weather Channel, here.]

As we hit the last few days of the month, April showers have settled over our Minnesota headquarters – and are in no hurry to leave anytime soon.   Continue reading →

Free New eBook – Water Conservation For Kids: Projects & Activities to Make Every Day Earth Day


Today is Earth Day, and in homes and schools across the country, many will spend the day instilling a sense of environmental responsibility into their children or students.

While we commend these efforts, we can’t help thinking that Earth Day is far more important to be limited to just a 24-hour period.  And that the best way to teach kids a little bit about responsibility is to have a little fun.

So we decided that the best thing that we at DiscountFilterStore.com could do is help ensure your students or children recognize the importance of  Earth Day – every dayContinue reading →

See How Many New Water Filters We Just Added!


Easy To Buy Air & Water Filters OnlineFor as long as we’ve been in business, our focus has been on providing you with clean drinking water and fresh indoor air for less – by offering thousands of the hard to find air filters and water filters your home needs.

Every day, this list of hard to find filters continues to grow, as new technology is developed,  new suppliers join our family or models are discontinued and/or assigned a new model number (check out our new Filter Finder for help in these situations.)

If we didn’t do everything possible to continue offering you the largest and most diverse selection of filters online, at the price and service level you deserve, we simply would not be doing our job.  Continue reading →

How You Can Support Clean Water For Every Life On This Planet: Q&A With Safari Club International’s Dale Bruder


Large Cats Depend On Clean Drinking WaterClean water is critical to the sustainability of every life on our planet.  The awful truth, though, is that clean water is inaccessible by nearly one billion people, leading to more than three million deaths per year.  A silver lining to this fact is that there is also an unprecedented opportunity to improve the lives of up to one billion people, and in a very real sense, save millions of lives yearly.

Dale Bruder, President of the Lake Superior Chapter of the Safari Club International (SCI,) understands this fact implicitly.  Bruder knows that clean water shortages impact more than just our world’s human residents, but every life on our planet – large and small, two-legged and four-legged.  Continue reading →

Well Water Maintenance Checklist: Spring Edition


Making Well Water Safe to DrinkOfficially, spring started a few weeks ago.  But in our Edina, MN headquarters, more than half a foot of fresh snow would disagree.

Fortunately, for those of you that use well water, this means that you’re not too late to get the spring season off on the right foot!

Below, find your well water maintenance checklist to help you prepare for the arrival of the real spring:

1. Test Your Well Water
In spring, as snow run-off starts to flow and organic matter starts to decompose, your well can become a parking lot for all sorts of nasty impurities.  Knowing what type of impurities you are dealing with doesn’t just protect your own peace of mind, it can protect the health of everyone living in your home. Continue reading →

Celebrate World Water Day With Us Tomorrow


World Water Day 2014Visit our Facebook page on World Water Day – Saturday, March 22nd – to see how you can save money on your next order from DiscountFilterStore.com– while helping to provide clean drinking water for someone in need.

Saturday, March 22nd is World Water Day.

Established in 1993 by the UN, World Water Day is an occasion for world leaders and the general public to encourage and act-on solutions that could ease drinking water shortages faced by millions across the globe.

More than twenty years later, World Water Day has inspired dozens of initiatives, including:

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Meet The Man Mark Ruffalo Hand-Picked To Fight For Clean Water: Q&A With Water Defense Chief Scientist Scott Smith


Scott Smith & Mark Ruffalo of Water Defense
Actor & Water Defense founder Mark Ruffalo investigates water contamination under the Union Street Bridge in Brooklyn, NY with Chief Scientist Scott Smith

Clean water is a universal need for every man, woman and child on this planet.

That’s one reason we are thankful for organizations like Water Defense.  Founded by Oscar nominated actor Mark Ruffalo, perhaps most famous as Bruce Banner / The Incredible Hulk from Marvel’s The Avengers, Water Defense’s mission as stated is to support ‘a world where water is safe to drink, a world where the oceans don’t rise and the economy is powered by clean, sustainable sources of energy like wind, water and solar.’

Such a bold mission requires technology and leadership to match, and for this, Ruffalo hand-picked Chief Scientist, Scott Smith – pictured with Ruffalo above. Continue reading →

5 Films About Overcoming Water Contamination To Prep You For Oscar Sunday


86th Academey AwardsWhether you are reading this just before or just after this Sunday’s Oscar telecast, chances are you are in the mood to spend some time with an important, award-worthy film.  And what could be more important than overcoming some type of adversity?

At DiscountFilterStore.com, we are passionate about overcoming – or better yet, preventing – water contamination from impacting the lives of our customers.  With that, please see a list of five films below about ordinary people overcoming extraordinary odds in their quest to protect clean drinking water for all:

Erin Brockovich1. Erin Brockovich – Perhaps the gold standard when it comes to films about the fight against water contamination, Erin Brockovich is the true story an ordinary woman leading the charge against a billion-dollar power company accused of polluting the drinking water in a California community.  Continue reading →