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Glacier Bay

Model # HDG2BS4

Internet # 205459550

Store SKU # 1001055907

Basic Household Water Filtration System

$19.98 /each
  • Pressure-release button for easier filter change
  • Customized filtration based on filter selection
  • Sized for ¾” plumbing

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # HDG2BS4

Internet # 205459550

Store SKU # 1001055907

This Glacier Bay household system allows for customized filtration based on the filter selection. It uses HDX Universal Household Filters: HDX2CF4, HDX2BF4, HDX2SF4, HDX2PF4 or any Major Brands of household filters. With a mounting bracket and wrench included, as well as a pressure-release button on the system, you can expect an easier filter change. This system is NSF certified under Ecodyne Water Systems and reduces sediment to provide cleaner water throughout your home.

  • System reduces: sediment
  • Pressure-release button for easier filter change
  • Sized for 3/4 in. plumbing, adaptable to other plumbing size
  • Uses HDX household filters: HDX2CF4, HDX2BF4, HDX2SF4, HDX2PF4 or any major brands of household filters
  • Includes mounting bracket and wrench
  • Customized filtration based on filter selection (filter not included)
  • NSF certified

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Fitting size (in.) 
0.75 
Product Depth (in.) 
4.75 
Product Height (in.) 
13.75 
Product Width (in.) 
5.75 
Details
Chlorine reduction (%) 
Color/Finish 
White 
Features 
No additional features 
Filtration Method 
Sand or Sediment 
Fitting style 
Threaded 
Includes 
Hardware,Installation kit 
Lead reduction (%) 
Maximum feed water pressure (psi) 
100 
Maximum feed water temperature (F) 
100 
Maximum filtered water flow (gallons per min.) 
2.5 
Minimum feed water pressure (psi) 
30 
Minimum feed water temperature (F) 
39.2 
Number of filters included 
Number of stages 
Product Weight (lb.) 
2.6 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Water Filtration System Type 
Whole House 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
NSF Certified 
Manufacturer Warranty 
1 year limited warranty 

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Features: No additional features
Filtration Method: Sand or Sediment
Number of stages: 1
Price: $10 - $20
Brand: Glacier Bay
Review Rating: 3 & Up
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How often are you supposed to change the filter? I can't find anything to tell me every 30, 60, 90- dasys, etc.

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Morganville, NJ
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February 1, 2016
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It all depends on how your water quality is, if your have bad smelling water then every 30 days,
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January 17, 2016
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About every 3 months
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December 2, 2015
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It is recommended to change your filter every 3 months. Keep in mind that capacity varies with local water conditions and volume of water used.
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Houston
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November 29, 2015
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2-4 people 90-120 days
4-6 people. 60-90 days
Don't worry about being super precise. Just check it from time to time and if it's dirty then clean it or change it. I'm a licensed plumber as well.
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Western PA
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November 28, 2015
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There is no information regarding how often to change the filter because that would all depend on the amount of water anyone uses. I think that when you begin to notice your drinking water quality changing that would be the time to change the filter.
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arkansas
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November 27, 2015
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The filter change interval will depend on the quality of your water supply. Water containing high levels of sediment will necessitate more frequent changes. I change mine when I notice a drop in water pressure.
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Lakeland, Florida
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November 23, 2015
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Changing the filter will depend on water consumption and the filter cartridge that you use. This will also depend on the condition of the water supply. I have well water that is high in iron and calcium. I also use a filter element that filters down to 5 microns. I change my filter elements every month. Mine are used to filter water entering into commercial ice makers.
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can u install it sideways

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can u install it sideways
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Medina,Oh
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February 1, 2016
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No. it will not filter the water correctly
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Yes you can! I ama licensed plumber and I say go for it! I just you not invert it due to particles settling back down.
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There's nothing in the Use and Care Guide that addresses sideways installation. So, I would suggest you contact Glacier Bay and get their advise. The number furnished on the guide for further assistance is 1-800-247-1087.
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November 23, 2015
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No. The sump must be verticle with the filter cartridge haning below the water source.
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July 9, 2015
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It is not recommended to install this system sideways; it will make filter changes very messy. However, if the system is installed in this orientation it will filter the water as intended.
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Compatible with Britta filters?

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Want to use the Britta USF 103 that seems to have an identical footprint with the HDX recommended filters.
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May 20, 2016
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Thank you for your inquiry. This system is designed to fit most major brands of drop-in style under-sink filters.
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May 17, 2016
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This is not compatible with Britta.
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 17 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Does what it says it will do The was easy to install and had a bracket to install on floor joist which made securing the filter quick and easy. April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good economical filter I got this filter not because of any water issue I was having, our rural water system provides excellent water that comes from a very deep well. However, the water system is old, and occasionally i will get some sand or sediment that causes issues with faucet aerators and commode flush valves. So far this filter has done well in catching the sand and sediment. Installation was pretty straight forward, I removed a section of the incoming waterline and using the proper fittings, the filter went in very quickly. The filter appears well made, the body is heavy plastic, and the filter canister is sealed with an o-ring. The threads that hold the canister on are very coarse, which in my experience case less cross threading issues than finer threads. The filter does NOT come with a filter cartridge. I didn't read the fine print and had to return to HD and get a cartridge. Also, there are different cartridges available, depending on you r filtering needs. November 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good enough house water filter I had a Dupont whole house water filter with my old softner. When I put in the new softner I decided I didnt need a filter. Wrong, my wife says the water tastes different. So I back to the closest hardware store that I always go to and get another Dupont system. This Dupont has a valve in the head setup. After 3 days it was leaking out the top of the unit. So I get another Dupont, and it leaked out the top after one day. So I had enough of that. Went to Home Depot and bought this Glacier basic system. I dont need a clear view bottm, and I dont need a shutoff valve in the head to change the filter. The onlyl place it can leak is at the two connections. Its been a week now and no problems. What you have to do with these plastic products is wrap teflon tape about 5 times on what your using to screw into here, and then add a bit of sealing paste. The use of both will make for a leak free seal. March 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Water Filter System The Basic Household Water Filtration System is just that basic. The installation of this system is above the DIY'er with little plumbing experience, instructions that come with the system are a little hard to follow if you do not have basic knowledge in plumbing. The design is very good because it will fit in tight spots with the universal mounting bracket. The over all quality of the system is one that if it is not abused it will last along time, just remember to change the filter and keep the O-ring lubricated. February 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good basic filter This seems to be a good basic whole house filter. It installed pretty easily. I had to wrap the seals with teflon tape pretty good to get a waterproof seal but have no problems. It uses standard sized replacement filters so there should never be problem getting new ones. I have city water and it's not really bad so I don't notice a significant improvement but it makes me feel better having that extra filtration. January 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Household Water Filtration to remove sediment In order to install this household filtration system, you will need two 3/4" NPT adaptors (not included) to adapt to the existing cold water supply pipe. Several inches of cold water pipe will need to be removed prior to installing. You need 2" clearance below the installed unit to allow for changing the filter. The unit can withstand 125 PSI water pressure. There is a mounting bracket that you put onto the filter head before connecting it to the plumbing. In order to change the filter, you turn the canister to the left to drop down the canister which will be filled with water. A hard plastic wrench is included for this task. You will have to shut off the cold water supply to the unit as there isn't a shutoff valve on the unit. The warranty is for one year to be leak and drip free. January 17, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by leaks After four tries to get the inlet side to stop leaking I am taking it back. In my last attempt I wrapped the brass fitting 10 times around with the heavy teflon tape and put plumbers putty on the threads of the filter head and it still leaked. Buy something better. January 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very solid product! As a plumbing professional I have to say you can not go wrong with this filter houseing, why pay much more for a filter housing when they all take a universal filter size. This thing is well made and very strong. Tolerances are very tight and you will have little to no bleed by while this filter is I operation. This is perfect for the normal 2 and a half bath home. November 29, 2015
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