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Aquasana AQ-4000
 
Approximate retail price:
$90.00
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Community icon32 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Countertop water filters
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
aquasana under the counter water filter
6/27/2013
Pros
It Did Work For A While
Cons
Then It Started Leaking
Best Uses
Comment:
the problem is the hose that connects the 2 filters. Mine started leaking and then filled up the outer housing. The hose was leaking on both sides. I'm a handy man, so I thought I would just change the hose. I loosened the stainless steel crimpon clamps, and pulled, but the plastic housing broke on both sides. Not good quality! I phoned Aquasana and they offered a new housing for $39, but it's the same housing for 20+ years, so it will probably leak too at some point...
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
3.0
Hardware is a pain
4/20/2013
Pros
Water tastes good
Cons
Cartridge Hard To Change
Best Uses
Comment:
I've been using this for nine years and have been mostly satisfied. I dread changing the cartridges though. I have Band-aids on my knuckles right now from trying to change them. Lately the counter-top unit has been leaking. Company changed the casing for free. Now the nozzle on the faucet sprays everywhere. I'm getting tired of the hassle so and looking for a different brand.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

 
5.0
great tasting water
3/27/2013
Pros
Easy Install
Filter Lasts Long
Great price
Great taste
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
use the countertop filter for more than 3 years and we love everything about this product. The filters last longer then the recommended 6 months.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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