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Pur FM-3700B
 
Approximate retail price:
$39.95
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Type: Faucet-mounted water filters
About - Pur FM-3700B

The Pur FM-3700B is part of the water filter test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, water filter models like the FM-3700B are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Lead removal:
Lead removal indicates the percentage of lead that was removed by each filter.

Chloroform removal:
Chloroform removal rates the percentage of chloroform removed. A filter's ability to remove chloroform predicts how well it will remove organic compounds as well as byproducts created by disinfectants used by water systems.

Flow rate:
Flow rate is how fast a gallon of water filtered through the cartridge. The criteria for flow rate scores differ between different types of filters. Faucet-mount, countertop, and undersink models have the same criterion; carafes and reverse osmosis models each have their own.
About This Brand

Helen of Troy's PUR brand dominates the faucet-mounted market. The manufacturer offers a wide range of products with features such as a filter-life indicator. Its major introduction has been the Flavor Option faucet filter, which can add five fruit flavors to the filtered water with the push of a button. It's available at national chains such as Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe's, Home Depot, and Sears and at hardware and plumbing-supply stores, drug stores, and online retailers

Features & Specs - Pur FM-3700B
info Filter cost 45
info Filter-life indicator Yes
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User Reviews - Pur FM-3700B
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4.0
Review update. Solution found!
8/12/2014
Pros
Attractive
Easy
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Update my previous review 7/14 re: leaky adapter for ONE CLICK models. I posted to pur's facebook page and also found a reference to a METAL adapter avail if I call. Here it is <br />Having some adapter issues with your system install? We have a NEW metal top adapter for our <br />One Click faucet mount. - Give us a call at 1-800-PUR-LINE and we can send one out to you.<br />This metal adapter corrected the problem 100%. Finally some great customer service!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Very disappointed
7/26/2014
Pros
Ease of Use
Look
Taste
Cons
Customer Service
Plastic Adapter
Too Side Heavy
Best Uses
Comment:
I have used PUR sucessfully in the past. I have had the same reviewer reported poor results with the new 1-click system. Severe leaking from the adapter seams. Unit has fallen off the faucet. I have contacted KAZ numerous times. I received replacement adapters that still leak at the same place. I have exchanged 2 units. I will try the garden hose adapter suggestion from a reviewer before I throw in the towel.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Hard to keep on faucet but found a fix.
6/14/2014
Pros
Good Water Taste
Cons
Not Enough Threads
Best Uses
Comment:
This unit does not have enough threads and is too heavy when filled with water so it often came off during use. My husband solved this by attaching a 55/64 garden hose aerator adapter.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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