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Water Treatment & Purification System Repair Cost Guide

Having a water treatment and purification system in your home can be a great luxury. At the flip of a faucet handle, you have instant access to crisp, clean water. However, when something goes wrong with your purification system, it is often readily apparent. You may go to enjoy a cold glass of water, only to find that something does not taste right. This is likely because you have grown so used to drinking purified water that you can detect the difference between plain tap water and clean, purified water. Fortunately, if there is a problem with your home's water treatment and purification system, there are some steps you can take to have it repaired in no time.

National Repair a Water Treatment & Purification System Costs

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National Repair a Water Treatment & Purification System Costs
Average reported cost $403
Number of Cost Profiles 1131 cost profiles
Minimum reported cost $52
Maximum reported cost $1,400
Most homeowners spent between: $201 to $400

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Components of A Water Purification System

If you have such a system in place at your home, it likely consists of two main components. These include the distiller and system itself. The distiller portion of the purification system is often the one that ends up in need of repair. Essentially, this part works by heating water up to the point that it turns into a vapor, and then cooling it down once again until it condenses into purified water.

Before you decide to call for the help of a water system repair company, take the time to make sure that your distiller is actually broken. Sometimes, it just takes some time for it to produce water, so it is possible that you may have simply run out of purified water for the time being.

Average Cost to Repair A Home Water Purification System

If it becomes clear that the system is actually broken, then you will want to call for the help of a professional water purification system repair company to take care of the problem. To perform the necessary repair, you should expect to spend between $250 and $350, though this will vary depending on what the specific problem with the distiller or other component is. The price can also vary based on regional pricing trends, so be sure to call around and request a quote from various companies to find the best deal.

Having a broken water purification system can be an inconvenience, but the good news is that it can be repaired usually within a day and should not cost you too much to have fixed. Just be sure to contact a reputable local company to ensure that the job is done right.

Last updated on May 19, 2016

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