Water filter for shower

If you have read my previous post, you may know that the water in Germany is hard water. If you haven’t read that post, click the link below to read it.

You can find the lime deposits on the washbasin, bathtub, etc. Those are also because of the hard water. It is not only bad for the material in the bathroom but the hard water cause also some problems for our body.

Common issues

Here are some of the common issues because of the hard water.

  • Hair fall
  • Hair dryness
  • Hair thinning
  • Skin dryness


There are a few possibilities to get rid of these issues. There are different types of water filters available for filtering hard water. These will help you to protect your body from hard water problems.

Showerhead filter

One of the most commonly used shower filters is the showerhead filter. There are a few reasons behind this.

  • Easy to use
  • Easy to clean
  • Easy to replace
  • Cheap

You can just replace the showerhead and attach the new showerhead with mineral pearls. There are no special installation process or tool available for this. There are also a few advantages.


  • This showerhead not only acts as the filter for the hard water but also helps to save water.
  • There are different jet types like rain, splash, massage, etc.

Inline Shower Filter

This type of filter looks like a cartridge which you can attach as per your need. This is suitable for the showerheads which are fixed. You can also attach this behind the showerhead. There are also 15 stages of filters in this type of filter.

Tools for inline shower filter

In general, you do not need any extra tools. You just need a Teflon tape which you will get with the pack.

Filter replacement

It is also necessary to replace the filter after specific months. It differs based on the product. So read the manual before using it. The filter or the filter pearls are available online which doesn’t cost too much. It is better to buy detachable showerheads or inline showerhead because it will quite easy to replace the filter.

Personal experience

I’m using the below filter for more than 2 years and it is working well. Replacing mineral pearls is quite easy process and also very cheap. It had helped us a lot against the hard water and also to save water. The quality of the product is very good and it is not easily breakable.

What to do before buying?

Before buying the product it is very important to know which type will be suitable for your house. It is also good to have a look at the replacement filters. If it is not easy to buy a cheap replacement filter, it makes no sense to buy the whole while filter again.

Share your experience with others

If you use any filters at your home, feel free to share your experience in the comment. Your experience will help others to buy a good product.