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Tell Me More About Shower Head Filters…

Why Might I Need A Shower Head Filter?

According to Wellness Mama, a blog for families that offers natural and helpful wellness tips for home and family, these are the five reasons the author states why she always uses and recommends a shower head filter:

  1. We absorb more chlorine from showers than we do from drinking tap water
  2. Shower water releases chemicals into the air in the home
  3. Chemicals present in shower water are linked to cancer and other health problems
  4. Chemicals in the shower can irritate skin and the skin microbiome
  5. Chloramines (a mixture of Chlorine and Ammonia) are more harmful than chlorine

Further benefits from using a shower head filter include escaping harmful bacteria that resides in the showerhead itself, looking younger and saving money, and possibly diverting a cause of asthma and allergies from chlorine inhalation. (Source:

If you would like to experience the benefits of a shower head filter, you can find many sources online to compare and contrast features and prices, such as Most range from $30 to $79. We found huge selections of shower filters in most of the big box stores (Lowes, Home Depot, and Bed Bath & Beyond), on Amazon, and on sites that specialize in just filters of all types.

People are constantly exposed to toxins in our everyday environments, and if that exposure can be quelled in even slight measure by adding an affordable shower head filter, it seems it certainly can’t hurt and might even prevent an array of health problems.

Dependable Service Plumbing is a full-service plumbing company located in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, serving Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Murrells Inlet, Garden City Beach, Surfside Beach, Myrtle Beach, Socastee, and Conway. Our mission is to provide excellent residential and commercial plumbing service in a timely and professional manner with upfront pricing.


“We are truly grateful for everyone’s quick response to our flood in the main building here at St. Cyprian Church. The workers were tremendous in their search-and-find techniques to locate our buried sewer main line. The clean out was a difficult and tedious job but they stayed with it for hours. On Friday, business was as usual here and it would not have been if your company had not come out to the rescue. I’m sure the parishioners are happy to know that the bathrooms are available and that our problem has been eliminated. Be assured that your kindness and efficiency are appreciated. We are also grateful that you recognize our financial limitations. May our gracious God bless you all for your care.” –-St. Cyprian Staff