Aquasana AQ-5300.55 3-Stage Under Counter Water Filter System Review
The Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is a 3-Stage, Under-Counter Water Filter System that will instantly transform ordinary tap-water into extraordinary, clean and pure water perfect for drinking. In fact, this 3-stage drinking water filtration-system uses NSF-certified Claryum filtration technology to filter and retain natural minerals within the filtered-water so that the user can always achieve great-tasting water. Additionally, this water filtration-system is independently tested and proven to remove over 97-percent chemicals like chlorine, lead, mercury, herbicides and chloramines from your tap-water.
On top of that, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 filter-system comes along with a stylish-designer faucet with an all-metal construction and this actually means that it will match perfectly with your kitchen decor. All in all, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 provides high-performance filtration for clean, healthy and great-tasting water at the convenience of your tap.
The filtration-system ensures a 25-Percent faster water flow-rate and this means that the user will be able to get delicious and healthy quickly from his/her tap.
The Aquasana AQ-5300.55 Water-Filter System is also very easy to maintain whereby the user simply checks the performance indicator in order to know whether it’s time to replace the filters. Additionally, replacing the filters is also very simple whereby there user just makes a quarter-turn to fix the filters onto the filtration-system and there are even no lines/pipes to disconnect.
This water filtration-system features a designer, stylish faucet that will perfectly match with your kitchen-decor. In fact, this faucet even has an all-metal construction and this actually makes it very solid and durable.
Lastly, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 Water-Filter System is eco-friendly whereby it reduces on plastic waste by simply minimizing on disposable plastic-parts.
The first weakness is that installing the water-line onto the faucet of this unit is not easy especially for people who find difficult to reach under the sink in order to screw-on the compression-fitting.
Secondly, this filtration-system takes some time to provide the user with enough water. This is mainly because its faucet is not that first compared to faucets on more advanced water-filter systems.
Lastly, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 filter-system doesn’t actually purify or provide purified water because it was designed to only filter water and this implies that it won’t work perfectly for people who need a water purification and filtration system. However, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 uses a selective filtration design to reduce on contaminants within water and only leave in natural-healthy minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium.
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- Selective Claryum Filtration: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 features Claryum’s selective-filtration technology which helps to reduce up to 66-contaminants while retaining naturally occurring beneficial-minerals in your water like Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium for healthier, more delicious-water for optimal-hydration.
- NSF Certified: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 full filtration-system is certified to SF/ANSI Standards 42, 53 + 401. In fact, it has been NSF-certified to remove over 61-contaminants including 97-percent of chlorine and 97-percent of chloramines (chlorine + ammonia). On top of that, this water-filter system can also remove heavy-metals like lead and mercury, Chlorine-resistant cysts like giardia and cryptosporidium and Organic-chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and VOCs.
- 3-stages of filtration: it also features a 3-stage system which includes a 20-micron pre-filter before the 2 Aquasana Claryum filters. The 1st-stage has a capacity of 200-gallons, the 2nd-Stage has a capacity of 500-gallons and the 3rd-Stage has a capacity of 600-gallons. Additionally, all the 3-stages offer about 6-months of clean and filtered water.
- Additional pre-filter: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is equipped with a high performance pre-filter that helps to reduce on rust, sediment, silt and even reduces clogging of the filter-system for areas with higher-sediment.
- Easy to install, replace and maintain: this under-counter drinking water filtration-system is very easy to install whereby it only takes a few minutes finish-up the installation. Additionally, the filters used on system can last for up to 6-months and they even feature an easy, twist-off design with no need of disconnect hoses or water-lines.
- Fewer replacement filters: likewise, this water-filter system comes with only 3-filters and actually 1 Aquasana-Claryum-filter offers you 15x the capacity of a leading gravity-based pitcher.
- Stylish Designer Faucet: it also comes with an all-metal construction, designer-faucet that will perfectly match your kitchen-décor thus enhancing on the overall beauty of your kitchen. Additionally, this faucet is available in different finishes which include; brushed-nickel, chrome and oil-rubbed bronze.
- Easy Filter Replacement: the filters that come with this water filtration-system feature an easy twist-off design which doesn’t require disconnecting hoses or water-lines. Additionally, the filters are capable of lasting for up to 6-months before replacement.
- Eco-friendly system design: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is designed with the environment in mind whereby its intelligent system-design helps to reduce on plastic-waste by minimizing on disposable plastic-parts.
- An alarm-reminder: this water filtration-system also features a battery-powered small alarm which is intended to beep when the filters need replacement. But in case you don’t want the alarm/reminder to alert you, then just take-out the battery.
- New performance-indicating-device (PID): on top of the alarm, there is also a new performance-indicating-device which helps to alert the user when it’s time to change the filters.
- Fast water-flow rate: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 also features a 25-percent increase in flow-rate to 0.5-gallons per minute so the user can receive filtered-water quickly.
- great warranty period: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 3-Stage Under-Counter Water-Filter System is backed with a 1-year warranty on any manufacturer defects coupled with a 90-day guarantee whereby the user will be given back his/her money within the 90-days in case they don’t like this water filtration system.
The Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is actually a good-quality 3-Stage Under-Counter, Water-Filter System that uses 3-stages of filtration coupled with NSF Certified Claryum filtration technology to provide the user with clean and healthy drinking water. In fact, the water-filter system features a superior 2-stage filtration process coupled with an additional pre-filter that helps to trap sediment and reduce on clogging in high sediment-sections. Likewise, the AQ-5300 system selectively filters more contaminants out of your water and these include; lead, chlorine, chloramines and cysts while preserving beneficial-minerals like potassium, calcium and magnesium. In fact, this water-filter system is independently-tested and proven to remove over 97-percent of chlorine and chloramines.
On the other hand, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 Water Filter System is very easy to install and maintain whereby you just have to replace the filters every 6-months so as to ensure optimum performance. In conclusion, the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is a high-performance filtration system that will provide you with healthy, clean and great-tasting water from your own tap.
Who does it benefit?
- It benefits people in search of water filter system that produces healthy drinking water: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 actually filters your water well and then uses Claryum’s selective-filtration technology to retain naturally-occurring beneficial minerals in water like Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium so that the user can always get healthier and more delicious drinking-water.
- It works for people in need of only a water-filter and not water-purifier system: the Aquasana AQ-5300.55 is a 3-Stage Water-Filter system that uses selective-filtration technology to remove contaminants from the water and then leaves it with naturally-healthy minerals like calcium, potassium and magnesium. In fact, this water-filter system doesn’t actually purify water and purified-water is not as healthy as filtered-water.
What Else Do You Need?
- Aquasana AQ-5300R 3-Stage Under-Counter Replacement Filter-Cartridges: since you have to change the filter of your Aquasana-AQ-5300-55 water-filtration system every 6 months, then you actually need to purchase these replacement filter-cartridges to prepare yourself.
- Aquasana AQ-6005 18-Ounce Glass Water-Bottles (6-Pack): if you wish to store some of the filtered water for later usage, then you probably need these glass-bottles in order to prevent the water from getting contaminated. In fact, these glass bottles come is a 6-pack package and at an affordable price.