Yes, refrigerator water filters make a difference. Most of these filters can remove contaminants like chlorine from your water and ice cubes, eliminating chemical taste and odor.
Every six months
Refrigerator water filters are one of the best, most cost-effective ways to ensure your family is drinking clean, fresh-tasting water, but they need to be changed every six months. After six months, three things can start happening: Your filter becomes easily susceptible to becoming saturated with contaminants.
When you do find a filter that fits your appliance, remember that not all filters are the same. Some will simply reduce chlorine and improve taste, while other filters will also remove harmful contaminants, such as heavy metals, pesticides, and even pharmaceuticals.
Failing to change your fridge's water filter can cause scaling and deposit buildup in the water and ice machine, which can seriously damage your fridge. This buildup tends to slow down the system, causing low flow, and negatively affects the flavor of your water.
Signs a Refrigerator Water Filter Needs to be Replaced
1.water tastes like tap.
2.ice tastes bad.
3.water or ice smells bad.
4.water pressure from the dispenser is low.
5.water filter alert beeps or changes color.
When you use your filter for the first time ONLY, run cold water for five minutes. After that, your filter is ready for use whenever you turn on your faucet.