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My whole house water filter is choking up every month. The

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my whole house water filter is choking up every month. The water pressure especially on the second level is very low. Once I replace the water filter, it improves, but after a month it's again getting choked up. Is there any other solution. I have 2 filters for the whole house filteration. Is there any way to clean the water before it reaches the filters
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

Hi...............quick question do you have a sprinkler system?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
we do, but that is not on at the time the water pressure is low
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

okay that may be your problem on why it is clogging so fast................there is no reason to have the lawn on filtered water..........so what you need to do is re pipe and have that by passed if in case it isn't that way now ............how long have you had the water filters installed?...............also there are places online that have filters cheaper when you buy them by the case.......I can get you to one

Thanks

eddie

Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
i buy these from aquasana for $29: 4-Pack 20" Whole House Pre-filter Cartridges
EQ-304-20
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

okay ...more important right now ..........do you think the sprinklers are on the filtered water?............are you able to determine that?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am quite sure they are not
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The pre water filter is getting clogged up
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

you're sure?............okay I need information on the system and ...........

If you could upload a couple of photos it would help out considerably

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Thanks

eddie

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
okay, I am not at home right now so will do that later.
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

who put the system in?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The system was put 2 years ago by a plumber we know
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Does this help
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

It helps a little bit but I do need more help from you on this.........if you could map it out for me on where the feed comes in and then how it flows to the filters and where it goes out to the sprinkler pipe and then to the house.......you see .......what you should have is a loop through the filter system so you are not blowing through one filter at a time..........so take your time and if you could diagram that for me it really would help

Thanks