This post is sponsored by Primo® but my love for their water dispenser and refillable water bottles is 100% my own!
Disclaimer: This post was written before the Coronavirus outbreak and for the time being, we are only using Primo Water outdoor refill stations when necessary.
Wondering if a Primo water in-home dispenser is a good fit for your family? Find out why we love ours and all the benefits that come with having one in your home.
There are times when I’ll buy something for my kitchen that never ends up getting used (I’m talking to you, dusty crockpot). However, sometimes I’ll get something new and wonder how I ever lived without it! That’s exactly how I felt when we got our new Primo Water Dispenser!
My hubby and I had always wanted an in-home water dispenser. You never know what you’re getting in your tap water and though I’d like to think it’s safe, I’ve seen news reports that say otherwise. Like most parents, we don’t want to take any chances when it comes to our family. That’s why we’ve decided to REsolve and REfill this spring with a new Primo water dispenser.
Primo Water Dispenser
Primo has a good selection of in-home water dispensers and we went with the Smart Touch Deluxe Bottom Loading dispenser and BPA-free refillable water bottles. I ordered mine online but they’re also pretty easy to find at big box retail stores.
When our dispenser arrived, we had just the spot for it. It fit perfectly in a small corner next to our refrigerator.
While we were excited about the high quality water, I quickly found that there were many more reasons to love having a Primo water dispenser in our kitchen. These are just a few…
One of the great things about using refillable water bottles is that they’re environmentally friendly. Until recently, we used a lot of individual water bottles and even though we did our best to recycle, they’re still terrible for the environment. For each five gallon bottle we use, we’re saving up to 1,100 single-use water bottles from ending up in a landfill or even worse, the ocean!
They’re easy to refill too. When our bottles are empty, I just toss them in the back of the car and head to my closest refill station. I used the handy store locator and found one minutes away at our local Walmart.
Some refill stations can be found in outdoor locations but ours was in Walmart’s water aisle. Because this station is compatible with multiple bottle sizes, the first thing I did was set it for our five gallon bottles.
Then I placed a bottle under the spout, pushed a button and watched as it filled with Primo’s purified water.
Once the bottle was full, I just popped the lid on and we were good to go. I used the lid that came with it but I also love these no-spill reusable bottle caps.
Easy To Load
I’m not the best at lifting heavy objects but these bottles are super easy to load into our water dispenser! If a muscle challenged person like me can do it, anyone can!
Because our dispenser loads from the bottom, there’s no heavy lifting and I can easily load the bottle myself without spilling a single drop. There are really only two simple steps. First, take the lid off and place the probe inside.
Then slide the bottle into the dispenser.
Close the door and you’re ready to roll!
Dispenses Both Hot And Cold Water
One of the reasons we chose this model was because it dispenses both hot and cold water. Cold water is what we drink most often and all it takes is a press of a button to fill a glass.
However, the fact that it dispenses hot water too is a huge plus! My husband loves his tea but doesn’t always want to make an entire pot and this is perfect for when he just wants a single cup.
Though I’m more of a coffee drinker, I’ve found myself drinking more tea these days because our dispenser makes it so convenient. It’ll also be great for chilly days when the kids want to warm up with some hot chocolate!
Luckily my girls are older but Primo has safety features in place for those with smaller children. Hot water won’t dispense unless you hold the hot water button and the dispense button simultaneously, keeping little ones safe from accidents.
Primo Water goes through five stages of purification, including reverse osmosis. This process incorporates a membrane filtration technology that allows water to flow through the filter, leaving behind salt, chemicals, minerals and more.
Through this purification process, chlorine, chlorine byproducts, bacteria, parasites, heavy metal and other contaminants are significantly reduced or removed altogether. This leaves us with high quality water that tastes delicious!
Saves Time And Money
The average price to refill a Primo water bottle is 35¢ a gallon, though it was as low as 29¢ at the Walmart where we filled ours. That makes it a lot less expensive than buying individual water bottles. Plus, it saves time because I’m shopping less often for water and spending less time recycling.
Primo will also send coupons good for free water when you order a dispenser or refill bottles. Ordering a Primo water dispenser? Visit the Primo website and sign up for text messaging to get a 20% off coupon code + free shipping.
Having the Primo Water Dispenser has also made my life more convenient. I can’t count how many times I’ve been packing snacks and water for a day out, only to open the fridge to find that all the bottled water has mysteriously disappeared. Now my girls can just grab their favorite water bottles and fill them with Primo water.
We never run out of water now because as soon as I put the last refill bottle into the dispenser, I know it’s time to refill the empties. The bonus? I never have to solve the mystery of which half empty water bottle belongs to which family member.
We Drink More Water
Because the Primo water dispenser makes drinking water so easy, my family has been drinking a lot more of it. It’s so convenient because it just takes a push of a button to get a full glass of water in seconds.
My girls think it’s “cool” to have the dispenser, which in turn makes them want to drink more water. Primo’s motto is Drink Big, Drink Healthy and that’s exactly what they’re doing! Because drinking more water is good for the brain, it makes me happy to see them choosing water over other less healthy options…it’s a win/win all around.
There are so many things to love about having a Primo water dispenser but nothing beats having great tasting water for my family, whether it’s for on-the-go or a family dinner.
What do you think you’d love most about having one of these dispensers in your home?
Ready to order a Primo Water Dispenser of your own? Don’t forget to visit the Primo website and sign up for text messaging to get a coupon code.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Primo water.