Overall Performance

Features

  • Comes with a compact design
  • Reduces bad odor, taste, lead and other common contaminants
  • Simple design
  • Easy installation
  • Easy to change its water filter
  • Comes with a polished chrome finish
  • A 2-year limited warranty included
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty.
  • Faucet adapters included may not fit all consumer faucets.

The FM-25 Faucet Mounted Filter from Culligan has the same features of the FM-15. Its main difference is the shiny chrome finish. This filter can easily fit into existing faucets without making any modifications. It also has a pair of adaptors that allows it to fit common household faucets.

Its design allows you to put it on the left side or the right side of the tap, depending on how it fits the layout of the kitchen.

Once the filter is installed, you can start enjoying 200 gallons of clean and fresh water. The water is free of a number of contaminants, including sediment and lead. It will also remove the odor and taste of chlorine.

The filter cartridge has a lifespan of 200 gallons. Changing the cartridge is easy. Just turn off the faucet before unscrewing the cartridge at the bottom. The filter has a fluting designed mainly for this purpose.

After it is unscrewed, the cartridge will fall out. At this point, you can insert a new cartridge before tightening it.

What contaminants does this filter can filter out?

This best faucet water filter is very popular, because of its affordability and abilities to filter out many contaminants. These contaminants include:

  • Bad taste & odor
  • Aesthetic Chlorine Taste & Odor
  • Sediment
  • Lead
  • Turbidity
  • Lindane
  • Atrazine
  • Nominal Particulate Class I

Certified by the NSF

This FM-25 faucet filter is tested and certified by the NSF internationally against ANSI Standard 42 and 53. This means its high quality and abilities to offer you pure water to drink and cook. You can visit this to learn more about the certification.

Ease of installation

Thanks to its simple design, you can easily mount this faucet filter onto the faucet. During the whole process, no tools are required. And you can install it very quickly. You can do it yourself without someone to help.

A good water flow rate

The best water pressure for this system should be between 30 to 100 psi. And this system can offer 0.5 gpm at 60 psi. Therefore, you don’t need to wait a long time to fill a container.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Competitive pricing in the market
  • No tools are needed in changing the cartridge
  • Cartridges can last for two months or up to 200 gallons.

Cons

  • Cannot be used on pull out or pull down faucets
  • It may need an adaptor when it is used on some faucets

FAQs

Question: What’s difference between FM-15 and FM-25?

Answer: It seems the only difference is the color. And FM-25 is a little more expensive than FM-15.

Question: When to change its filter?

Answer: Well, this system doesn’t come with an indicator that can tell you when to change its filter. If you notice that the water flow slows down, it is time to change another filter. It is highly recommended to have an extra replacement filter at hand.

Verdict

Its main selling point is the chrome finish of the filter. This faucet filter is ideal for families looking to avoid buying mineral water from the store. It is also great for households looking for an elegant and stylish design for the kitchen.

Culligan FM-25 Faucet Mount Filter Review

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