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Fridge Water Filters Q & A

How often should I change My Fridge Water Filter

Every 6 months

To ensure optimal performance and adhere to warranty conditions, manufacturers often recommend replacing your refrigerator filter every six months.

Many refrigerators come equipped with a fridge filter indicator light. This handy feature serves as a reminder to change your water filter. Disregarding this indicator can lead to the buildup of mineral deposits and scaling in your water and ice dispensing system, potentially causing damage to your refrigerator and reducing water flow. Additionally, this accumulation can have a detrimental impact on the taste of the water you consume.

Genuine branded water filters vs inexpensive imitations

Our Genuine branded refrigerator filters, also referred to as authentic filters, are exactly what they claim to be. They are not inexpensive imitations that merely resemble the originals. Every refrigerator manufacturer upholds rigorous standards for quality and certifications, all in the pursuit of optimizing your fridge's performance and ensuring that you have access to the safest drinking water and the clearest ice cubes possible. If you want the best results shop through us for your fridge filters online.

Seen Imitation Fridge Filters Online for 1/2 the price?

There are imitation fridge filters on the market that closely resemble genuine fridge filters. These imitation filters are designed to mimic the appearance of authentic filters but may not meet the same quality or performance standards. It's essential to be cautious when purchasing replacement filters for your refrigerator and ensure that you are buying from a reputable source or the manufacturer to guarantee that you are getting genuine filters that meet the necessary quality and safety requirements. Using imitation filters can potentially compromise the performance of your fridge and the quality of the water and ice it produces.

What about compatible alternative filters?

When shopping for compatible alternative fridge water filters and air filters, it's crucial to exercise caution and make informed choices. The internet is flooded with a vast array of these products, making it challenging to determine the right ones to purchase. Among these, there are products that may lack certification but falsely claim to have it by using imitation NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) certifications.

Therefore, it's important to:

  1. Verify Certifications: Check for legitimate NSF or other relevant certifications to ensure that the filters meet industry standards for quality and safety.

  2. Buy from Reputable Sources: Purchase filters from reputable retailers, manufacturers, or authorized dealers. Avoid obscure or unverified sellers.

  3. Read Reviews: Look for customer reviews and ratings to gain insight into the experiences of others who have purchased the same filters.

  4. Consult Manufacturer Information: Visit the manufacturer's official website to confirm product authenticity and certifications.

  5. Be Wary of Bargains: Be cautious of filters that seem significantly cheaper than others; excessively low prices could be a red flag.

  6. They might damage your filter head. many water filters do not have the correct keylock design that can often damage your fridges filter head, making it a more expensive issue over time.

Taking these precautions will help you make informed decisions and ensure that you are getting genuine, certified filters that meet the necessary quality and safety standards for your refrigerator and air filtration needs.

What does NZ Pump & Water Filters offer?


We offer a diverse range of filtration options, catering to various preferences, from authentic filters to compatible ones, and all of them bear the crucial NSF certification for ensuring safe drinking water. Installation is hassle-free, making it simple for you to enjoy cleaner, better-tasting water directly from your fridge.

Our filters excel not only in water quality but also in their longevity. Regardless of your refrigerator brand, whether it's Samsung, LG, Bosch, Smeg, F&P, Haier, or any other, our filters typically maintain their effectiveness for approximately 6 months or roughly 2000 liters of water. This extended lifespan guarantees a consistent supply of safe and filtered water for you and your family's peace of mind.

Our Brands

Genuine and authentic refrigerator water filters are the genuine article, recommended by your fridge manufacturer. If your refrigerator is still under warranty, it's crucial to use these filters to ensure your warranty coverage remains intact. Samsung, LG, Fisher & Paykel, Smeg, Bosch, Eletcrolux, Westinghouse Miele, Haier to name a few.


eco aqua fridge water filter logo

EcoAqua filters have established themselves as a reputable brand in the New Zealand market for quite some time. They are known for their ability to seamlessly replace original filters and for delivering safer, fresher drinking water. Importantly, they hold a genuine NSF42 Certification, signifying their commitment to meeting specific quality standards.

EcoAqua's distinctive plain cardboard packaging, marked with "eco aqua" allows them to offer these water filters at an affordable price point, making clean and safe drinking water more accessible to a broader range of consumers.