- NSF Certified (highest standard in the industry).
- Made from FDA-compliant material.
- Reduce lead, sediment, chlorine taste and odour, 99.95% protozoan cysts, Dichlorobenzene, Benzene, toxaphene.
- Filter water down to 0.5 microns.
- Easy cartridge replacement in less than 10 seconds.
- Dual-installation options: countertop or wall-mounted.
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Buying the Best Water Filters in Malaysia? This is the Guide You Need
One of the most common issues that you will find in Malaysia, regardless of where you live, is the need for a water filter.
Take the infamous Sungai Gong water pollution incident in 2020 which affected approximately 5,000,000 people in the Klang Valley as an example, this is a nation that has grown used to disappointment when it comes to water quality.
However, this is why water filters are needed. They can help to turn otherwise unusable water streams into safe streams of water that your loved ones can use.
If you are looking to buy the best water filters in Malaysia, then you should have a clear idea about what you are searching for.
That’s why the XAMMAX product team has written this simple guide to tell everything you need to know before investing in a water filter.
Do You Really Need to Filter Your Water?
In short – YES.
What’s in your water is something hard to quantify, because most of the time we just assume that our water is clean and ready to be consumed.
But you might change your mind when you realize how water comes to your house:
The water will be taken from a source, such as groundwater, a lake, or a river. Due to various factors such as fertilization and contamination, though, bacteria can build up in these key catchment areas. This can have major implications for our health in the long term.
To remove the contamination, the water will have to go through a thorough cleaning process. One major inclusion is chlorine, which kills off most bacteria. However, this can lead to combinations that create suspected and potential carcinogens.
The water is then treated further in a bid to get rid of the potential for carcinogens. However, if the water piping that comes into your home isn’t perfect, this can lead to contamination and bacterial build-up once again. The general rule is the older your area, the more likely contamination is taking place.
As you can see, then, it makes sense to use water filters in Malaysia, which leads us to…
Which Types of Water Filters Do You Need?
There are 3 common types of water filters in Malaysia. Let’s take a look at the picture:
Let’s look at each of them:
3 Common Water Filters in Malaysia
So, Which Type of Water Filters Should You Invest in?
If you are living in a landed house, we recommend you to have an outdoor water filter for maximum results and peace of mind.
If you like most people nowadays who want to save the hassle of boiling water, a water dispenser like 3M Filtered Water Dispenser HCD-2 is recommended.
Now, you might be asking…
“There are so many water filter brands in Malaysia. How are they different?”
When evaluating any company offering to sell you a water filter, we recommend you look closely at the following factors to help you make a positive decision you can be happy with.
Let’s dive in…
Frequently Asked Questions
Which water filter is the best in Malaysia?
There is no straight answer to this but a few factors you should consider are NSF certification, the technology, the brand and the ease of maintenance. 3M water filters would certainly fit those criteria.
What is the water filter used for?
To help clean out your water and make it safe for usage and consumption. Filters remove needless contaminants and other issues that make your water dangerous.
How much does a water filter cost in Malaysia?
It depends on the type of water filters you are investing in. A common under-sink water filter would cost around RM750, while a hot cold water dispenser might cost RM3000. More importantly, you should look at the cartridge replacement cost in the long term.