How do I figure out what Well Water Iron Filter I need?

It’s easy to figure out what type of well water iron filter you need. And it only takes a few minutes around the house to gather the correct information. So please don’t worry. Iron is usually very easy and inexpensive to correct.

In order for us to help you properly we would need you to gather the information requested under items 7, 16 and 17 on this page:

Frequently Asked Questions

It should only take a few minutes around the house to get us what we need. Once you have that information, please contact us again and we can tell you EXACTLY what you need and EXACTLY what it will cost. And you can be SURE it will work. Most people are pleasantly surprised how low priced our solutions are. Any company that doesn’t insist on this information is not doing it correctly or they are likely selling marginal products. You simply must have this information to do it correctly, and have it work correctly, right from the start.


Some people try to use sediment type cartridge filters to remove iron. In most cases this does not work well because sediment cartridge filters only remove some red water iron. This type of iron is iron in your well water that has been exposed to air and turned into a sediment form. Bur the most common iron found in most private wells is actually clear water iron. And clear water iron is iron that is dissolved into the water.

If you put clear water iron laden water in a drinking water glass, the water appears clear. Then over time as the air in the water hits the iron, it turns into a sediment form you can see. Clear water iron goes right through a sediment cartridge type filter. So most people simply waste their money trying this method. But if you are CERTAIN all of your iron is red water iron, which is rare indeed. Then you can find those cartridge type filters here:


If you use this type for the whole house. You should strongly consider the 20″ x 4.5″ high flow cartridges.


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