Dry Hair and Hard Water

If hard water can have damaging effects on household appliances, clothes and skin, imagine the damage it can have on your hair. The high amounts of mineral content in hard water, like calcium and magnesium, can make it difficult for soaps and shampoos to dissolve. Compare that to soft water, which contains low concentrations of […]

Drinking Water: Bottled Water or Filtered Water?

When most people want a drink of water, they reach for a bottle rather than taking advantage of the faucet. We often choose bottled water for convenience and quality, but there’s a better way to easily get pure, quality water. Here is why you should skip the middleman and switch to filtered water. Filtered = […]

Why You Should Update Your Water Softener

If you have an older water softener system, you might be wondering if it’s time for an upgrade. A new water softener can have many benefits, so here are a few reasons you should consider upgrading from your old system to a Kinetico water softener. Higher Efficiency Just like all appliances, normal wear and tear […]

Kinetico Turns 50

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Chris Knippa (210) 656-7873 info@kineticosa.com San Antonio, TX — Kinetico Incorporated came into existence 50 years ago when its two founders, Bill Prior and Jim Kewley, were asked to design a better water softener valve. What they ultimately created was a business that would make the world a better place […]

How to Remove Hard Water Buildup in Your Home

Hard water is a big problem for many Texas residents. Though hard water is mostly harmless, it can create unsightly buildup throughout your home. Here is how to remove hard water buildup in your home. Cleaning Showerheads and Faucets What you’ll need: plastic bag or bowl, distilled white vinegar, water, tape, string or twist ties […]

Steps to Quality Water Assurance

Water is a basic necessity and often taken for granted. The quality of the water in your home is vital to assuring a healthy life. Think about it: The average person uses 75 to 100 gallons of water each day. If your water is contaminated, impure or low quality, you could be at risk for […]

Fall Skin Care

Now that summer is nearing its end, fall is finally approaching! It’s time to replenish and freshen up our skin after days spent in the sun. There are so many useful options and different routes that you can take, but having filtered water is one of the most important! Use Soft Water Having a water […]

Can Soft Water Relieve Eczema?

Eczema is a dry skin condition where the infected skin becomes itchy, red, inflamed and rough. The condition is very common: it affects 20% of children aged up to 11 years old and 8% of teenagers and adults, according to dermatologists. There is no cure to eczema, but most people’s cases get better as they […]

Places to Enjoy the Water this Summer

It’s almost summer, and that means it’s time to start thinking about where to take the kids once school lets out. Nothing beats the heat of Texas than jumping into cool water to relax in. Below, we’ve provided four places for a day trip away from San Antonio to enjoy water this summer. Don’t forget […]

Five Myths About Water Softeners

(The following is a guest post from Sharla Gottesman, the marketing director of American Water in Round Rock. She’s taking a look at some of the most common myths associated with soft water and water softeners.) Common Water Softener Myths Myth #1: I don’t have hard water in my home. Statistically speaking, there’s a good […]