This water filter kit features a 10″ carbon block filter that removes all chlorine and organic flavor. Kit includes 10″ housing, one carbon block filter, garden hose attachment, barbed fittings and 6′ of 3/8″ vinyl tubing. The carbon block should be replaced after filtering approximately 800 gallons of water or after 1 year of use, whichever comes first. Filter should be disassembled and stored dry when not in use. NOTE: This product should not be used in hot water applications. Cold water only! This product includes a carbon filter and is designed to filter water only (Carbon filters should not be used to filter beer or wine).