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Replacement Water Filter

All filters from FilterPure are easily reused after filtering media expires.  Every 5 years you will need to replace the Carbon.  After 5 years the carbon cannot absurd impurities so it is best to replace it with new media.  We sell replacement coconut shell carbon for 159.00 in a 1CF bag.  1-3 bath filters use ¾ Cubic ft. of media while 3+ bath homes require the full CB foot bag.  Replacing the media is easy for any homeowner and usually takes 30 min. to do.


  1. Turn off the water to the unit.
  2.  Disconnect the unit from your plumbing after the bypass valve.  Pull out to disconnect.
  3.  Carefully unscrew the valve off the top of the tank.
  4.  Inside of your tank is plastic tubing known as the “riser tube”. The riser tube pulls the water down and to the bottom of the tank during normal operation, and forces water to the top of the tank where the top gasket is to keep media inside the tank.. After removing the control valve from the tank, remove the riser tube from inside the mineral tank. 
  5. Lay the tank on its side, or lay over trash can, to remove media.
  6. Rinse the inside of the tank clean with a garden hose.
  7. Discard old media. This is non-hazardous and can be taken to a local recycling service facility.
  8. Save old gravel.
  9. Make sure your media tank is standing straight up.
  10. Put a piece of tape over the top of the riser tube to prevent media from entering the tube while you are loading the media.
  11. The gravel goes into the tank first. When pouring in the gravel, make sure the riser tube is firmly on the bottom of the tank. Once you add your media, if the riser tube is pulled out of the gravel, it is impossible to put it back in without removing theother media from the tank.
  12. Pour the media into the tank, slowly letting it fall down inside the media tank around the riser tube.
  13. When you have poured all of the media into the media tank, generally it should be 3/4 full but this will vary depending on the media being used.
  14. Remove the tape from the top of the riser tube.
  15. Brush any loose media off the top opening of the tank. Clean the top edge with a cloth so the O-ring can seal securely to the valve base.
  16. Look at the bottom of your valve and you will see an upper basket  Inside of the basket, the valve has O-rings that will seal on the riser tube. Tilt the valve over on top of the media tank making sure the top of the riser tube inserts inside the opening of the upper basket. Guide the riser into the O-ring seal and tighten gently.
  17. Screw the valve back onto the top of the tank.
  18. Reconnect your plumbing to your unit. Turn the water to the unit on and check for leaks.
  19. Leave all faucets turned off inside the house, and open a single faucet (such as an outside faucet) letting the water run for 3-5 minutes. This rinses the new media off inside the tank, and any particles or color will rinse out through the one open faucet, and not throughout your home plumbing system.

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