Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 56
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jeremy Works Great Thus Far!
Ive had the unit a few weeks now. Had awful smell thought was in pipes. Iron levels tested were very low. No smell from water hoses.
Nonetheless after installation. Immediately 100% gone. Water feels softer too as the downstream softener probably works better. Very happy with product. The permanganete is messy but worth trouble for amazing water.
When first installed had purple water out faucets from factory testing and or me setting up wrong. As said instructions were joke but phone support was quick and helpful.
I don't normally write reviews but this unit impressed.
September 1, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Alex Finally a filter that does remove the iron
We tried several different methods to reduce or eliminate the iron in our well water. We had the reddish brown stains in the tubs and on our white clothes. We had the odor in the water when we took a shower. We stopped drinking the water because it smelled and did not taste good. The Waterboss iron reduction system is taking care of us. I am writing this review almost a year after we installed it. My husband and I installed the system ourselves. The only complaint is that the chemical is not available at Home Depot.
February 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Plynch Amazing piece of equipment
We live in New England and we have high iron, so bad that your water stinks. We had our water tested and the only real issue was the amount of iron. I called a local water installer, showed him my results and he quoted me $2900.00 for a system. I thought it was overkill, so I did some research and found this product. The day after it was installed, the smell went away and the water is so much better. No rings in the toilets, no stains on the glasses. Great product and for the cost, it makes it very easy to rationalize the cost.
March 10, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by KingArthyr Does what it says but instructions are vague
While the it reduces the iron, that's all it does, so this is not an all in one solution. Also, the instructions were very vague on installation and even perplexed the professional plumber we ended up hiring to install it.
June 14, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jf11 Easy to Install, Works Great
All foul smell is gone. Took rust out of my washer, dishwasher and toilet bowls.
August 19, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by brat the unit works very well but?
the waterboss iron reduction system works great but you have to purchase potassium permanganate before you can turn the system on. the unit does not come with this chemical and it can be very hard to find. what bothers me most is home depot sells the unit but in this case it was for my daughter in linden,va. the store in winchester va. sells the unit but not the chemical to start it up. do you think there is something wrong with this picture? why not include a start up package and increase the price or even better yet why does home depot not carry the chemical for the product they sell? so if you are going to install this unit on a weekend with this being your only water supply you better find this chemical prior ti installation. when questioned about this at the winchester,va. store they were lost for words much to our dismay.
November 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Michigander Great Purchase
We bought this iron filter last year and works wonderfully! We used to get rust stains and black stuff in our toilets and since we installed this, there are no more water problems. Be careful when reading the other reviews, as I think they may be reviewing the water "softener" that takes softener salt as it looks exactly like this one. Also, with this filter you are supposed to have a water softener plus this filter. The potassium pom that it takes we could not find at Home Depot store, but Menards carries it on-line and at their stores.
February 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jayne Water Boss Iron Reduction Filter 900IF
When we purchased our mobile home in Levy County, FL, we were faced with an extremely horrible smell of rotten eggs (sulfur), extensive rust in our bathtubs and showers and toilets and also rust in our dishwasher and washing machine. It was impossible, even with spending a lot of money on products, to even try and wash anything white and have it not come out brown. We had our water tested and went to two local companies which said our ph was over 12 (acceptable) and our iron and sulphur was bad, which we already knew. So they quoted us $2000 and $3000 respectfully for their "in line" solutions which would take care of our problem. We did not have that kind of money and immediately went to research ourselves online and found Home Depot's Water Boss Iron Reduction filter for $399. We had gotten to the point that my wife had to hold her nose to go in and take a shower so we went to Home Depot. The system went in for me (I am in my 70s) fairly easily in a day although I had to readjust some of my plumbing into the unit. Within TWO DAYS we are so thankful that we have no more smell at all and no more rust and iron going into the toilets. We were told that even with a $2000 system that we could not get rid of the smell. Granted we have only had the system less than a week, but we are SO happy that we found an affordable system. If you are in FL and have this problem, stay away from the expensive brands and try this first.
If you go to Home Depot in Crystal River, it may take some doing to make sure you are getting the same $399 unit. The Model is 900IF and some of the sales people will try and pull down the wrong box (it normally sits up on second tier). Be persistent and take a printout of what you want.
November 28, 2014