One of the most affordable and easy to install water filters that you can purchase, is a refrigerator water filter. Depending on whether you have new refrigerator with a built-in water filter or are looking to purchase an add-on water filter, will determine which particular model you will want to go with. The benefit to installing a refrigerator water filter, is that it can not only give you better tasting ice, but also if you have a refrigerator with a built in water dispenser, also great tasting water. Be sure to check out our refrigerator water filter reviews, to compare some of the best water filters on the market, and make you selection.
The 2017 Refrigerator Water Filter Reviews
General Electric MWF
The General Electric MWF is GE’s number one best selling refrigerator water filter. If you have a GE brand refrigerator with a build in water filtration system, chances are that you have this particular brand of filter, however you want to double check before purchasing a new filter to make sure. This particular filter is designed exclusively for GE model refrigerators with built-in ice and water dispensers, so it is not a universal model that will work on different brands of refrigerators.
The filter, can treat up to 300 gallons of water and should be replaced every six (6) months. Many GE refrigerators will actually have a indicator light on the refrigerator, signaling when it should be replaced, if not you should just mark it on your calendar.
One thing to keep in mind, that over-time these filters can become clogged and no longer function, so if you find that your machine is not making ice or dispensing water. There is a good chance you just need to change out your filter, and save yourself the costly expense of having a technician to come out to your home or purchasing a new refrigerator.
Maytag UKF8001 Pur
This Maytag UKF8001 Pur water filter, is specifically designed for Maytag and Amana refrigerators. It is certified to treat up to 300 gallons of water, and can remove chlorine, taste, odor, sediment, sand, rust & other particulates. It is easy to install in your refrigerator, with the easy to screw on connector at the top of the unit.
As with any refrigerator water filter, we always recommend that you make a note on your calendar for when you need to change your water filter, so that you are getting properly filtered water. All of these refrigerator water filters, are affordable and there really is no reason to not make sure that you are changing them out at least twice a year.
Samsung DA29-00020B Refrigerator Water Filter
The samsung refrigerator water filters, are made to replace water filtration systems found on side or french door refrigerator models with built in water filters. Like all of the other refrigerator models, it is recommended that you change out your filter once every six months for optimal performance. This particular model can remove chlorine taste and odor, heavy metals and chemicals from your water and even microbial cysts and parasites that are commonly found in lakes and rivers.
Frigidaire WF2CB PureSource2
If you have a Frigidaire refrigerator and are looking for a replacement filter, this is a replacement filter designed for FC-100 or FC100, WF2CB, SWF2CB, NGFC 2000, NGFC2000, and NGFC-2000 water filters. It also fits several brands of sears Kenmore brand refrigerators, which are also manufactured by frigidaire. It is a front loading cassette style water filter, that removes 99 percent of cysts, lead and turbinity from your water. The manufacture recommends that you replace these filters every six to nine months, depending on the quality of your water.
Whirlpool 439671 Side By Side Refrigerator Water Filter
This particular water filter made for Whirlpool brand refrigerators by PUR, also fits many Maytag, KitchenAid, Amana and Jenn-Air brand refrigerators as well. It features a push button design and is made to fit into the grill of your refrigerator. Like all of the other brands of refrigerator water filters we have reviewed, it is recommended that you change your Whirlpool brand filter once every six months, to get the best water quality for your refrigerators ice and water dispensing units.
Aquacera EcoFast Inline Refrigerator Fluoride Plus Water Filter
The Aquacera EcoFast Inline Refrigerator is slightly unique, in that it is a universal water filter for your refrigerator. Let’s say that you have an older brand of refrigerator that doesn’t incorporate a water filtration system in it or you have a standard refrigerator with an built-in ice machine. With this particular filter, you can install it in any refrigerator, by attaching it directly inline with your main water supply line for your refrigerator.
It is a extremely quick and simple home improvement that you can complete in under 30 minutes, that can vastly improve the quality of your refrigerator and give you better tasting beverages. It can filter up to 300 gallons of water and like most of the other filters we have reviewed, should ideally be changed once every six (6) months. Additionally, it will also filter out fluoride from your water, which many of the other built-in water filters will not do.
The refrigerator water filters, we have reviewed are all necessary parts providing fresh drinking water to your home. Just like your regular whole house or under the sink water filters, you should always remember to change out your refrigerators water filter at least once every six months or as specified in your refrigerators owners manual. Additionally, for homeowners who have slightly older refrigerators that do not incorporate a built-in water filter, we have also reviewed one of the most popular universal brand of filters on the market. Since, you not only want to be putting fresh filtered water into your glass, but you also want to have ice made with fresh filtered water as well.