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Waterboss

Model 900IF

Internet #100196527

Store SKU #328424

Iron Reduction Filter

$382.28 /each
  • Whole-house water treatment filter for iron.
  • Reduces iron bacteria and up to 1 PPM of Hydrogen Sulfide.
  • High efficiency design.

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The Waterboss 900IF is a whole-house water treatment system designed for severe water conditions. The 900IF also reduces iron bacteria and up to 1 PPM of Hydrogen Sulfide.

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does it come with pottassium perm in order to start up or do i need to buy separate?

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Need to buy it separately. Get at least 2 lbs
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Buy it separately
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U need to buy it separately
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U have to buy it separate
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do i put it before or after the water softener?

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Unless you know it is ferrous iron only, I would put it before the softener (page 6 in the manual) the other two types of iron will eventually foul and plug the softener resin bed and use more salt. I have a very bad problem, probably all three types. I have been reading about this stuff until my eyes are about to bleed. I am going to have a local lab tell me EXACTLY what I have, then put in the proper Read More
Unless you know it is ferrous iron only, I would put it before the softener (page 6 in the manual) the other two types of iron will eventually foul and plug the softener resin bed and use more salt. I have a very bad problem, probably all three types. I have been reading about this stuff until my eyes are about to bleed. I am going to have a local lab tell me EXACTLY what I have, then put in the proper equipment the first time, and will probably get it at HD. I figure by DIY I will be money ahead by doing this. There are symptoms and indicators to go by such as color of water, stains etc but i want to be sure. Read Less
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January 28, 2016
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It have to be after to work better, cause u have to have the right ph for it work the best, otherwise u won't get the best results.
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I'd recommend installing it before your water softener. Functionally, it will work either way. However, if you install your iron filter BEFORE you water softener your water softener will operate more efficiently in terms of water and salt usage. Why? By having your iron filter remove all iron related problems first you leave your water softener to just remove your hardness - not hardness AND iron. For Read More
I'd recommend installing it before your water softener. Functionally, it will work either way. However, if you install your iron filter BEFORE you water softener your water softener will operate more efficiently in terms of water and salt usage. Why? By having your iron filter remove all iron related problems first you leave your water softener to just remove your hardness - not hardness AND iron. For this reason, I installed my iron filter before my Waterboss. Read Less
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September 25, 2015
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Hello wan, I’m Chris from the Home Depot’s how-to Community. Thank you for your question.
It can be installed either before or after the water softener..
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/3b/3bf73a4a-c050-4ea7-b1aa-00f38cb48052.pdf
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Is a basement drain needed to backwash this filter?

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I found the manual to be confusing and not helpful. What maintenance procedures require running water to a drain or to the outdoors via a hose? Thank you for your help.
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yes a drain is needed for the backwash during regeneration. A hose is included, and the drain hose can be installed overhead to the drain if needed.
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The back wash, u need to put the hose out side, it's a lots of water to be drained out
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I ran a hose to my outside drain. Does drain about 60 gallons during the regeneration cycle.
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Yes you need to drain it outside just like a water softener
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Can the waterboss be installed outside or must in be in doors?

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My water softener is outside and there is room inside in my laundry room where my water heater is but if i install before water softener it would have to be outside.
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If the water softener works ok outside, the iron reduction filter will work too. The iron reduction filter is recommended to be installed after a water softener, before the heater.
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Out side is fine, but it will freeze in the winter time, unless u live in a mild weather state in the winter
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March 15, 2016
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No, the waterboss can not be installed outside.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 69 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by No more orange! Just installed the 900IF. A glass of water left on the counter would turn orange very quickly, and sinks and toilets had orange stains that could only be removed with pumice or Iron Out. Now my water stays clear and the stains are gone! I installed the filter myself (easy using PEX) and it's working great. Would recommend this product to anyone fighting the orange! July 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Bad purchase Arrive damaged. Home Despot cannot get the manufacturer to send a replacement part. Been almost a month just sitting on the floor, cannot use it. February 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good value The filter was fairly easy to install, but the instructions left something to be desired. The included DVD only applied to the water softener model (not the iron filter), so it was pretty useless. It is too early to tell if it is taking care of the iron problem. We were replacing a much more expensive model, so if it works it will be a great value compared to others we've priced. May 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Does not do as advertised The unit was easy to install. There was absolutely no change in amount of iron after installing. Water boss advised many things to change to see if it would make a difference it has not to date. Giving it another 6 days to confirm results before returning product May 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works well Easy to install and start-up. Works well and has not required any maintenance. May 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dang Works really good coupled with my water Boss Water softner. Definitely tell the difference in quality of water. Easy to set up. May 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SOLVED OUR PROBLEMS! Had water/iron problems for years. Tried everything and nothing worked.The waterboss 900IF ended all our problems. I am not a handyman but, the installation was easy and we could not be more pleased. No more iron rings in tubs, toilets, and sinks. May 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great buy It's a great product, does the job perfectly as it said. Good value for the money. Customer service for the product not Homedepot needs to lose the attitude, other wise it's 100% buy May 3, 2016
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