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HQUA OWS 12 Ultraviolet Water Purifier Sterilizer Filter for Whole House 12GPM 110V 40W Model HQUA UV 12GPM 1 Extra UV Tube

Last Updated: June 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.9
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
111
Old Reviews
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2.5 meters
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Review Summary - 61 recent, verified reviews

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Setup
 18
install, instructions, easy, installation, water
+100%
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" ...  Product was impressively packaged and instructions were great!  ...  "
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" ...  Everything was tight fitting and easy to install!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install good value  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit works well as demonstrated by the results of a water test list install.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions were translated but easy to understand and precise.  ...  "
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" ...  I had my contractor install this. ... I did help him so I can attest to it being very well-made and relatively easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed easily and without a single leak.  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 12
months, 6 months, working, went, replaced
+42%
-58%
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" ...  Item electrical box started making a noise 2 weeks ago and now it doesn't work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  This has been installed less than 10 months and it no longer working.  ...  "
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" ...  The first one the company replaced, but now it has gone out again.  ...  "
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" ...  6 months after I purchased this unit the ballast failed.  ...  "
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" ...  Ballast went out after 6 months.  ...  "
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" ...  After only a few months the ballast failed.  ...  "
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" ...  I went through 2 power supplies in 12 months.  ...  "
Build Quality
 10
tube, fittings, wax, unit, stainless steel
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Easy to install, it emits real UV-C (which means it works), and the manufacturing of the stainless steel housing, quartz glass, and the UV bulb are excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The product seems very well built. ... Not your typical styrofoam padding, it was customer made cushions for everything to slide into.  ...  "
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" ...  Clips were very hard to close and required a great deal of force.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: New box was here in 2 days, no fee, and it's way more robust the the original and look like metal nomplastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it comes with an extra bulb and quartz sleeve (and seals!)  ...  "
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" ...  wax is perfect for toilets, so why not screw in fittings.  ...  "
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" ...  You could probably throw the box down a mountain with no damage.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
simple, well, understand, instructions, install
+100%
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" ...  Easy to install good value  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and killed all the bad stuff.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions were translated but easy to understand and precise.  ...  "
Water Usage
 9
bacteria, coliform, uv, test, sterilizer
+100%
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" ...  It cleaned up our water.  ...  "
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" ...  water had bacteria before the install.  ...  "
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" ...  The UV light water purifier successfully removed coliform from my water .  ...  "
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" ...  We have well water and wanted to make sure our water was safe to us.  ...  "
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" ...  We have to have a water test for refinancing.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a problem with coliform in my well water.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, immediate water quality improvement.  ...  "
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" ...  We drink our water with out a worry  ...  "
Water Resistance
 9
test, turned, tested, results, passed
+89%
-11%
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" ...  We have to have a water test for refinancing.  ...  "
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" ...  We have well water and wanted to make sure our water was safe to us.  ...  "
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" ...  Just bought this to build my own water filtration and purification system.  ...  "
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" ...  I tested the PH level and the quality of my water coming thru the UV filter was remarkable, its important for my family safety.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a problem with coliform in my well water.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be doing water test and will update with results  ...  "
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" ...  The water test passed with flying colors.  ...  "
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" ...  I followed the instructions word for word and everything went well until I turned the water on.  ...  "
Features
 7
bulb, uv light, sleeve, quartz, green
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The power supply also has two indicator lights (red / green) as visual indicators of UV bulb status.  ...  "
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" ...  came with an extra light.  ...  "
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" ...  One test before the UV light and one test done after the UV light.  ...  "
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" ...  I did a lot of research before buying and I’m very pleased with this light.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros: quality manufacturing, extra bulb, green operating light and competitive price.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it comes with an extra bulb and quartz sleeve (and seals!)  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
sent, new, james, days, advertised
+100%
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" ...  Thank you for all your help James :-)  ...  "
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" ...  Update, the seller sent me 2 new ballast within days, I just hope they didnt anticipate that I will need to replace another one soon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you James  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised. ... Contacted the company and they sent me 2 new ballasts for free.  ...  "
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" ...  All worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I was only down a couple days thanks to their speedy service and shipping.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
clean, cleaning
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I’m using it as part of a coolant cleaning and aerating system on the sump of my CNC machine.  ...  "
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" ...  Fresh, clean delicious water with no smell or taste.  ...  "
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" ...  It cleaned up our water.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
sterilizer, house
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I only had room for 4.  ...  "
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" ...  My family and I are grateful for the sterilizer.  ...  "
Price
 3
product, price, money, good
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The system is not worth the money if you have to keep replacing the ballast.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a 30 day replacement policy so this is a waste of $200.00.  ...  "
Returns
 3
days, company, ballasts, sent, new
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I emailed company and James emailed me back and in about two days we had replacement ballasts.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted the company and they sent me 2 new ballasts for free.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
ballast, two, replaced, packaged, item
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Best packaged item I’ve ever bought  ...  "
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" ...  Unit was shipped in expertly packed condition.  ...  "
Fit
 3
fittings, fitting, stainless, everything, easy to install
+100%
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" ...  Everything was tight fitting and easy to install! ... Not your typical styrofoam padding, it was customer made cushions for everything to slide into.  ...  "
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" ...  Clips were very hard to close and required a great deal of force.  ...  "
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" ...  I finally figured out a solution: I had an extra wax ring for a toilet and I used some to half fill the stainless fitting. ... wax is perfect for toilets, so why not screw in fittings.  ...  "

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