Most people regard a hot shower or bath as one of life’s little pleasures. However, what many don’t regard is the danger of chlorine in the water. Although chlorine is universally used to disinfect water, it is not safe for drinking, showering or bathing.
The BelKraft shower and bath filters are inexpensive solutions to expensive health risks. We guarantee they will help pH balance the water and remove the following:
- Chlorine – up to 99%
- Iron oxides (rust water)
- Hydrogen sulfide (sulfur smell)
- Chloramines (ammonia + chlorine)
- Scale build-up
- Traces of heavy metals
Bring back your hair’s natural shine; see and feel healthier-looking skin in just days when you take advantage of our proven eco-technology:
- “Shatter-Proof” ABS plastic housings
- Replaceable cartridges (housings unscrew in half for easy replacement)
- Triple-plated chrome finish on chrome models
- Interchangeable, replaceable parts for all units
- Easy installation – no tools
Did you know you absorb more chlorine from your shower than your drinking water?
During a hot shower or bath, chlorine is vaporized and enters through your lungs and the pores of your skin. Its pungent odor can often irritate the eyes, nose, throat, lungs and mucous membranes. Even if you can’t smell it, chlorine can cause hidden ailments, such as headaches and other neurotoxic reactions.
In addition, chlorine is cosmetically damaging to both hair and skin. For example, chlorine bonds with proteins in the hair making it dry and brittle, causing “blondes to turn green” and washing out natural color. It can strip the skin of its natural oils, leaving it dry, itchy, and prematurely aged.
But most importantly, studies show that cumulative exposure to chlorine significantly increases the rate of heart disease and both bladder and colon cancer.
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The BelKraft shower filter has a lifetime warranty. If the housing should ever crack or leak for any reason, it will be replaced free of charge as long as the cartridge is being replaced annually. If it is damaged by fire or abuse it will be replaced at 50% off the current retail.
Introducing the BelKraft showerfilter
- Better sudsing, lathering and rinsing
- Over 99% of free chlorine removed
- Relieves itchy, dry skin, and hair brittleness
- Makes hair more manageable
- Skin feels soft and caressable
- Eliminate shower odors
- Aids in control of fungus and mildew
- Improves rinseability
- Save water and energy costs – saves money
- Built-in flow reduction
- Easy to install
- Uses KDF and Chlorgon.
- Reversible — for backflushing — increases performance
- Designer series–triple chrome plated or white.
The picture above includes the shower head.
We sell the filter only, without the head.
Shower Filter Facts
Shower water filters offer fantastic health and cosmetic benefits to users.
“Up to 2/3 of the harmful effects of chlorine are due to inhalation and skin absorption while showering.”
The Canadian Journal of Public Health links chlorine to significant increases in certain types of cancer.
Health Benefits of shower water filtration:
More chlorine enters our body through skin absorption and inhalation of steam while showering than from drinking water. This brings the benefits of using shower filtration to also being one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. Shower filtration is one of the best and easiest ways to reduce our harmful exposure to chlorine and other tap water contaminants.
A recent report in the Canadian Journal of Public Health linked chlorine to significant increases in certain types of cancer, asthma and skin irritations… and stated that up to 2/3 of the harmful exposure was due to skin absorption and inhalation of chlorine in shower water.
The U.S. EPA recently stated that, “Due to chlorine and showering, virtually every home in Canada has a detectable level of chloroform gas in the air.” When chlorine vaporizes in steam, and combines with other organic compounds in the air, it converts to chloroform. Chloroform is a strong respiratory irritant and causes fatigue”.
Most people don’t realize that tap water typically contains at or above the level of chlorine recommended for swimming pools, 1 to 1.5 ppm. A warm shower opens up the pores of the skin and allows a high rate of absorption of chlorine and other chemicals. The steam we inhale while showering can contain up to 20 times the concentration of chlorine and other synthetic chemicals as tap water, due to the fact that these chemicals vaporize at a much lower temperature and at a much faster rate than water. While over 98% of the water coming from the shower head goes down the drain, 70% to 90% of the chemicals in the water vaporize before the water hits the ground.
Inhalation of chlorine and chemical vapors is a suspected cause of asthma and bronchitis. When chemicals are inhaled into our lungs they enter directly into our bloodstream and can have magnified effects versus ingested chemicals, which are partially filtered by digestion. A recent study showed that over 1/4 of the United States Olympic swim team members suffer from some degree of asthma due to chlorine inhalation.
Removing chlorine and other volatile chemicals with a quality shower filter offers great health benefits.
Chlorine also strips the natural protective oils from skin & hair, causing excess drying and aging. In addition to the obvious health benefits of showering in chemical free water, the cosmetic benefits are even more noticeable. Anyone who has ever gone swimming in a chlorinated pool can relate to the harsh drying effect that chlorine has on your skin and hair. Without the negative effects of chlorine and other chemicals found in tap water, your skin and hair retain moisture more effectively for a younger healthier look and feel.