Over the last two decades, Rayne has noticed, consumer buying habits have been subject to a digital revolution. With the rise of online shopping, purchases that would have been made locally, or even via mail-order, are now being made at lightning speed over the internet. It’s really a head-scratcher to think of something that can’t be bought and paid for through a computer. Water treatment is no exception. From the most basic of under-sink water filters to premium whole-house water filters and softeners, a healthy cross-section of products from all over the water treatment industry are able to be purchased online. But with anything you buy online, and most crucially with water treatment equipment, it’s important to keep in mind one of the most essential pieces of advice. Most of the time, when you’re looking to save a few bucks online, you often find that you get what you pay for. Here are just 4 reasons why buying local beats buying online.