The Waterwise 4000 Water Distiller Purifier is one of the more expensive water distiller on the market, having a retail price at nearly $400. The product itself is advertised to remove a wide range of contaminants, including bacteria, particles, dissolved solids and VOCs. It does this by using a stainless steel that can distillate up to one gallon in four hours, or six gallons over the course of a day. The home water distiller comes with some nice features, including an automatic shut off option and a glass water catcher to help make it easier to use. But does it live up to all the hype?
Product Features and Specifications
- NOW WITH GLASS WATER JUG / CATCHER
- Automatic shut-off after one gallon cycle
- Stainless steel condenser - not aluminum
- Advanced design countertop appliance - Stainless steel boiler - easy fill
- Distillate Capacity: 1 Gallon in 4 hours, up to 6 gallons in 24 hours
We found several water distiller reviews including both the positive and negative about this product. There seem to be several conflicting report, however, regarding the shelf life of this product. One reviewer reported that the Waterwise 4000 had lasted over three year of constant use, while another reported that various parts of the product, such as the thermostat, started to break after only two. While many customers may have no problem looking past the one negative review, he points out that because the thermostatic switch isn't functioning correctly, this could be a major fire or electricity hazard.
The majority of the water distiller reviews for this product are postive, however, praising the Waterwise 4000 for being the easiest countertop water distiller to clean. Many customers reported that just adding a little lemon juice of vinegar did the trick in a quick and cheap manner.
It's also worth noting that, through the good and the bad, many customer praised the company for having outstanding customer service. Not only was the company easy to reach, but also very helpful. While that doesn't directly affect how well this home water distiller preforms, it's comforting to know that if you did have problems with it, at least there would be a way to have your problems addressed.
Overall, this countertop water distiller has gotten mostly favorable reviews with only a few negative ones mixed in. That leads us to believe, that while the Waterwise 4000 may not be the best water distiller out there, it's certainly one that's worth looking into. Potential buyers may want to look into any warranty that the company offers and be sure to take proper care of the machine. If any of the features begin to fail, especially the thermostatic switch, they should stop using the product and contact the company immediately. From our experience, they will be more than happy to assist you, which earns this product a recommendation from us.