In this new video from our subsidiary, Big Berkey Water, you can see how effective the red dye test is with the Berkey filters. Spoiler alert – it works!
In an extremely rare move, Berkey has authorized their popular Berkey Light unit to be offered at a 10% discount! They haven’t offered such an opportunity in several years. The Berkey Light is a great medium-capacity (2.75 gallon) unit that is designed as an economy version that holds the standard Black Berkey filters, with the […]
On the forefront of people’s minds on the east coast has been Hurricane Florence, bearing down on the coast of North and South Carolina. Bottled water has been flying off the shelves, and the word is that many stores are running out, as people prepare for widespread utility outages. These pictures from Petersburg, Virginia, show […]
If you purchased your Berkey unit as a preparedness resource, or to use infrequently for camping or a remote location, one of the main quandaries that you might face is how to prime the Black Berkey filters without water pressure, which is necessary any time they dry out for storage. You could use the […]
I’m sure many of our followers have seen small exercise trampolines, but not many have tried this increasingly popular exercise tool, or more specifically, the increased quality of a bungee rebounder. I’m going to share a little bit about what an exercise rebounder is, the benefits of a bungee rebounder specifically, and […]
Contents: 1 – Upper Chamber (has holes for the filters) 1 – Lower Chamber (has a hole for the spigot) 1 – Spigot Kit which contains: Spigot Black Washer White (or Black) Beveled Washer Black Nut 1 – Lid 1 – Lid Knob with Screw 2 to 8 – Filters (will have as many as […]
One of the questions we get about our Berkey water filtration systems is what to do when you may not be using your system for an extended period of time. The Berkey filtration systems are designed to be easily disassembled if you need to store them or travel with them, so it’s certainly not a […]
Caring for your cloth diapers is simple! First, it is recommended that you wash brand-new diapers a few times before the first use to “break in” and maximize the absorbancy. After the diaper is soiled, flush any solid pieces in your toilet. Then, place the used diaper in an airtight diaper pail. When you are […]
There are a lot of variables in this topic, so I thought we could get into a bit more detail in addressing some of those factors relating to the lifespan of the Berkey filters. What is the lifespan of a Berkey filter? The first thing to note is that the “lifespan” of the Berkey filters, […]
The WonderMill grain mill has the abillity to mill several items that many grain mills will not. There are two grain mills to choose from, the WonderMill electric and the Wonder Junior hand-operated mill. The WonderMill electric grain mill is fast and gives you good variety of items it can grind, not including oily grains, […]
Austin Air Purifiers work to make sure that micro-particles in the air are removed, since we can’t see them and are helpless to do anything about them. They can also remove a certain amount of larger, more visible elements, such as fine dust, pollen, and smoke. The variety of particles an Austin Air Purifier can […]
When your new Black Berkey filters arrive (maybe in a shiny stainless steel Berkey unit!), it’s definitely cause for excitement! You know you’re about to experience some of the purest water on the planet. We don’t want any little glitches that may occur in the set-up process to discourage you; it’s good to remember that […]
Here are some ideas on how to use your Country Living Grain Mill with an exercise bicycle. We carry the Country Living Grain Mill and all of the parts and accessories, including pulleys which you can use to hook up to your exercise bike. However, because there are so many ways you can hook your […]
If your flow rate has slowed, your first plan of action should be a simple cleaning procedure. More often than not this will have an immediate helpful effect on your flow rate. You will need: -Water -A Scotch Brite (or similar) all-purpose non-metal scrubbing pad (a toothbrush works, also) Empty any water from the Berkey […]
Another common question we get is How long do my Berkey filters last? That’s a great question! Let’s start by clarifying that we carry two different types of primary filters for the Berkey system: the Black Berkey purifiers and the Berkefeld Super Sterasyl ceramic filters. (Read more about the differences between the two here.) These […]
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