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Reverse Osmosis System Installation

Installing your system -- Of course, each system and situation is different, but I can give you some general guidelines. Installation is easy for someone who is handy with a drill and with some basic plumbing experience. If you have doubt, you can always hire a plumber or a handy friend to help install it for you.

1}Try to fit the system under the sink. If installation is not possible under the sink, then try in an adjacent cabinet or below the floor in the basement. You want it as close to the water source and sink as possible.
2) Connect the output tube from the system to the sink waste pipe.
3) Connect the source water tube to a cold water pipe using either a saddle valve or by inserting a "T" into the cold water pipe for the sink. Remember to put a shutoff valve on this connection.
4) Install the faucet.
5) Install refrigerator line. 

NOTE: Each system will come with installation instructions as well.

Cycle the System

Turn on the feed water and let the holding tank fill. Empty the first 1 or 2 tanks of water... just to flush out anything that was in the filter canisters and the carbon dust. Then you're in business! Your Reverse Osmosis water should consistently be around the 4-8 TDS range. When it starts getting above 20 or so, it is time to change the filters.

Location of the RO System

Typically our systems are installed in the cabinet under the kitchen sink. Our systems are quite slim so they can usually fit inside any cabinet, even if you have a garbage disposal. The storage tank can be laid on its side to save space. You can also install our systems in the basement, garage, or anywhere there is water supply. If you have good water pressure in your home, then you can even run long lines(20-30 ft) from the water supply to the system or from the tank to the faucet. Please note that our systems come with 4 ft lines for a standard installation.

Simple Maintenance

Most of our systems come with filters that can process about 4,000-5,000 gallons of filtered water. We calculate that if you use 10 gallons of pure water per day, this would last you more than one year. Even if you do not use that much water per day, we still encourage you to change the three pre-filters about once a year, you should not wait for the filters to totally deplete before you replace them. The 4-stage Reverse Osmosis membrane and the 5-stage filter membrane can last up to 3 years so you do not need to worry about them for a while.