|GE MWF Filter (with Optional Filter) Shown Here|
The GE Smartwater MWF Filter
GE MWF Smartwater has a line of water filtration systems called Smartwater. The line encompasses refrigerator water filtration units and water heaters. This article is specifically discussing the Smartwater refrigerator water filtration systems and the type of filter they require.
GE manufacturers the water filters that is used in these units. In this day and age, where outsourcing manufacturing is more the norm, it is refreshing to find a company that manufacturers both its product line as well as the replacement parts. GE is a name recognized for quality product and reliability, so it is nice to know they truly make their products.
The GE Smartwater MWF filters are designed for longevity. They need to be replaced once every six months or after 300 gallons of water has passed through them. The filters house carbon blocks which filter out things like lead, chlorine, bad smells and other harmful items. The NSF has certified these filters and they have been given a Class 1 rating for elimination of odors, bad taste, chlorine and other particulates.
These filters have the benefit of filtering the water only when you want it, therefore their life of the filter is extended. You can feel safe using GE MWF filtered water when mixing baby formula and such as you know that all harmful articles have been filtered out. Other than safety, these filters have plenty of benefits. The cost of a filter as opposed to purchasing bottled water is significantly less. You do not have to continually purchase and transport water bottles, and you have less waste, which makes it a great choice for the environment. You need only walk to the kitchen every time you want a glass of water and you are able to purchase the replacement filters online.
In fact, you are highly likely to find a much better price if you look around online. One trusted source to find great deals is Amazon. A link to their prices for the MWF filters will be available for your perusal down below. There will also be other advertisers links here to check pricing on this product. If you're lucky, you'll find a deal that involves free shipping!
The MWF filter is 8" L x 10" W x 6" H. The weight is 2 LB in package or 1 LB out of package. You are able to purchase it in a single, double or triple-unit pack. Typically, you have a per unit savings if you purchase it in bulk.
There are other manufacturer's refrigerators that use this filter. In fact, Kenmore and Hotpoint have several models that use the MWF filter. In some cases, you may have to purchase an adapter in order to fit the filter properly. The models that use the adapter are: FXRT, FXRC, HXRT, MXRC, WR9710006 and the Kenmore model 96-9905.
Whether you are young or old, handy around the house, or clueless when it comes to using a tool, you can easily install and de-install this filter! It requires that you know which direction is left and which direction is right and that is about it!
As you can see there are some benefits to using the MWF filter to deliver clean, odorless and delicious drinking water.