Frequently Asked Questions

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Why should I buy products and services from AWS Distributing?

AWS is a professional independently owned commercial water filtration supply company.  All we do is water filtration.  AWS has the expertise to provide you with the most reliable water treatment solutions at the most reasonable cost and provide you with superior service after the sale.

Do your filters remove hardness?

Some of our filters do remove hardness. We also have filters that do not remove hardness. Please call for assistance.

I don't have 3M filters?

AWS Distributing and 3M have many replacement cartridges for competitors’ systems.  Please call for assistance and our staff will be happy to help.

What filter should I use?

Contact AWS @630-836-1790 and our knowledgeable staff will be happy to help with sizing and application questions.

Why do I need a filter?

There are many reasons you need to have filters for Foodservice applications.

Coffee: Improves quality and flavor.  Reduces service costs.  80% of brewer problems are water related.

Ice: Removes sediment and reduce chlorine and lime scale build up.  Reduces pitting and corrosion in ice bins

Post Mix (soda): Improves product presentation.  Taste & Odor.  Consistent taste is what keeps customers coming back. 

Steam Cooking Equipment: Reduces operating and maintenance costs.  1/8” of scale can reduce heating by 35%.  Saves on energy.  In areas with high mineral content, steam boilers can produce inches of scale in months requiring regular and expensive service calls.

Iced Tea: Can improve flavor and greatly improves product stand times.  Reduces expensive service calls. Improves quality and flavor.  Reduces service costs.  80% of brewer problems are water related.

Protect Your Beverage Equipment

Replace your filter