High | Low: Everpure Carbonation vs. Home Improvisation

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Yowza – this home carbonation system from Everpure, the Exubera Sparkling and Chilled Water Appliance, is expensive at $2599, but the comparable alternative we found in this lengthy tutorial makes up for its low cost (about $90) in tech-y details that are rather beyond our limited DIY capabilities. This is our high/low match-up – which would you choose, if you had the resources? Alternative options after the jump.

And if neither quite do it for you, check out our guide to Making Soda Water at Home. Also check out this recap of the improvised method.