Are You Drinking Plastic?

Are You Drinking Plastic?

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]   "We know plastics are building-up in marine animals, and this means we too are being exposed, some of us, every day, it's more urgent now than ever before to make plastic water bottles a thing of the past." We would expect the answer to be a resounding no. Well, we’ve got news for you. If you think that those single-use plastic bottles are safe for consumption… they may not be anymore.   The Damage of Plastic Generally, many of us splash out money on single-use plastic bottles without knowing the full environmental impact of our actions. To meet the market demand, plastic bottles have been widely produced and used for mineral water and different types of sugary soda drinks. It is so convenient that sometimes we overlook…
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Water Filter: Basic or Luxury Household Item?

Water Filter: Basic or Luxury Household Item?

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] “Can you believe it? I was charged for tap water at the restaurant the other day!” “How did you know it was tap water?” “Because it’s obvious from the taste of chlorine! No doubt, people who are used to filtered water may find tap water unpleasant. In Singapore, where we have safe tap water, water filters seem like an over-hyped and redundant household item. According to PUB, Singapore has had safe tap water for more than five decades, thanks to our efficient water treatment system, with regular checks being conducted to ensure the safety of our potable water supply.   However, what people do not pay attention to is how water filters can help in maintaining health and saving cost:   1.Removes unwanted chemicals in tap water Most…
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Getting A Water Filter: 6 Common Myths, Debunked!

Getting A Water Filter: 6 Common Myths, Debunked!

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]   "A water filtration system with too many redundant filtering stages will add more expenses into replacement and may be more complicated to maintain." Long favoured for its cleanliness and better taste (and being a much better alternative to gallons of bottled water), filtered water has become pretty much a household staple these days. No surprise then - more water filtration models have been popping up in recent times, all claiming to do the job (or better)! But what’s really worth investing in – and best for your home? To help you figure things out better, we check out 6 common buying mistakes every homeowner should avoid when shopping for a water filter:   1. More filters aren’t definitely better A water filtration system with too many redundant…
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The 5 Benefits of Ceramic Filter

The 5 Benefits of Ceramic Filter

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]  "Swisspro’s Ceramic filter is chemical-free, offers numerous benefits and money-saving advantages in the long run. " With a myriad of water filtration types available in the market, it is almost impossible to decide on one without research and some understanding of the different filtration technologies available.Many claim to produce the safest water using various types of membranes such as Ultra-filtration, Nano-filtration & Reverse Osmosis, but have you heard of Ceramic Filtration?Ceramic is one of the most natural forms of water filtration that efficiently provide clean, bacteria free drinking water. The tiny pores of ceramic make it extremely efficient at removing harmful contaminants and bacteria, leaving the beneficial minerals and electrolytes in the water supply.Swisspro chooses ceramic over other types of membrane filter. This is because a quality ceramic…
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Year-End Message from MD

Year-End Message from MD

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 "Trying desperately to avoid mistakes might lead to inactivity and lack of risk-taking. Instead, implement a transparent and interactive framework of learning from mishaps is crucial for the progress of our organisation." The Learning OrganizationKAIZEN principles remind us to constantly “make good things better”. Ideally, to make good things better is the DNA of a dynamic organization and its team-members. In our daily efforts and strive for constant and continuous improvement, we consistently apply these principles to make Swisspro’s products, services and processes better.But what if errors occur? What if unpredictable situations happen?After several years of double digit growths, in 2017, Swisspro encountered unpredictable situations which not only challenged our quality control and product assembly process, but to an even larger extent the solidarity and resilience within our team. From a technical standpoint,…
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Are You Protected Against Water Hammering Risks?

Are You Protected Against Water Hammering Risks?

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 “Our Customers deserve a peace of mind when using our Swisspro Water Filtration Systems.” Water hammering is a phenomenon that may occur in the pipes of your office / home due to sudden changes in water flow direction creating pressure waves within the pipe. This is triggered by rapid opening and closing of water tap causing sudden flow changes within the pipes.You can recognize this phenomenon from the banging or thumping sounds you hear from the piping within the walls, or marble-like sounds from the ceiling.Without the proper safeguards, Water Hammering may lead to problems such as burst pipes, damaged appliances, resulting in potential  water damages  which can range between minor leaks  to severe flooding.  Home appliances with water inlets such as fridge with inbuilt ice-maker, dishwasher, water dispenser, filtration…
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Not All Carbon Filters Are Made Equal

Not All Carbon Filters Are Made Equal

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Why Carbon Filtration?Carbon is a natural adsorption media used to remove harmful chemicals such as chlorine and its carcinogenic by-products. It also helps to improve the taste and smell of water. Not All Are Made EqualThere are two predominant types of carbon filters used in the filtration industry: Solid-block Activated carbon and Granular activated filters (GAC). Solid-block Activated carbon filters are known to be much more effective at removing contaminants due to its larger ratio of surface area that allows a consistent rate of water exposure to maximise adsorption. These filters usually cost slightly more due to the additional manufacturing process to give them a solid block state.Granular activated filters consist of loose granules of carbon that high pressured water can create potential gaps to pass right through without contacting the…
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Why You Should Cook with Filtered Water

Why You Should Cook with Filtered Water

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]  "Produce like fruits and vegetables are very absorbent and have the tendency to soak up chemicals such as chlorine during washing via tap water." In today’s digital age, more informed people are aware of the value of food nutrition, and have turned to home prepared meals with select choice of healthy ingredients. Easily available online healthy recipes have also made it easy for budding home cooks to prepare healthy meals for their families.However, not many pay emphasis to a crucial component in most prepared meals: WATER.Water is used not only as a main component in stews and soups, but also in the preparation and cleaning of vegetables and other produce. Produce like fruits and vegetables are very absorbent and have the tendency to soak up chemicals such as…
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Buying Alkaline Water for Your Baby?

Buying Alkaline Water for Your Baby?

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]  "Why would babies need alkaline water since they do not have an overly acidic diet?" We have talked about alkaline water and received positive response from customers. Now, some of the mother-to-be is wondering, what if my baby needs alkaline water? Our answer to all mother is: No, your babies don’t need alkaline water.Out in the market, alkaline water vendors or marketers may have claimed the many health benefits they offer, emphasized it is good even for babies. But is that true? Maybe not. Here is what the experts advise:Consult a paediatrician first and avoid giving your baby alkaline water 30-45 minutes before and after mealsAvoid using alkaline water to mix baby formula feed or any other baby foodsIf your baby is on certain medications, make sure you avoid…
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Message from MD: Passion for Water in Our DNA

Message from MD: Passion for Water in Our DNA

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[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]  "We are proud of countless private households and companies, which for well over 10 years belong to our loyal customers." Understanding Each Other in Work PlaceDue to our growing organisation, all employees recently completed the MBTI test.The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator is a self-report questionnaire designed to indicate psychological preferences in how people perceive the world around them and make decisions. Results are not right or wrong, nor good nor bad. But they encourage the understanding and cooperation of differences. In the ultimate case, our team consists of many different personalities. Perceivers for example are equally important as judges (planners) – foresighted planning ideally is combined with courageous action.Focus on Quality, Not QuantityOn a different occasion I was asked what the DNA of our company was. I thought this…
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