Hard Water: The Most Common Minerals Found in San Antonio Water

Hard water is caused by minerals that dissolve in water. We know all about hard water in San Antonio and the Hill Country. When hard water dries up and minerals are left behind, spots appear on washed dishes and on shower windows and walls. Hard water can shorten the life of appliances and clog pipes. […]

How Much Salt Does a Water Softener Use?

Soft water is a total game-changer. However, once you decide to invest in a water softener for your home, you might find yourself asking new questions. How much salt will my system use? Is that a lot or a little? One factor that will impact your softener salt usage is the type of system you […]

Is Tap Water Really That Bad For My Hair and Skin?

One of our daily routines is cleansing our body, hair and skin. There’s no way to get around it. But using tap water can be a leading factor into why your hair and skin is dry and harsh. Here are some points on why you should consider thinking about investing in a water softener that […]

Soft Water vs Hard Water

You might already know the significance of water for human health – but do you know the difference between hard water and soft water? Hard water appears in more than 85% of homes in the United States and can be resolved with the installation of a water softener. While hard water won’t necessarily cause detrimental […]

Soft Water For Curly Hair

When it comes to hair care, you think you know everything until you experience straw-like, dull and lifeless strands. Soft water might be the best solution to resolve your now frizzy, naturally curly hair. A water softener can be installed in your home within a matter of days, but why is this the best solution? […]

Does Boiling Water Really Purify It?

Water is sourced from all different locations: faucet, bottle, stream, pond, cloud. It’s a renewable resource and vital to human survival. We use it to bathe, cleanse and nourish, among other things. Ironically, if the water used to survive is impure, the result is the exact opposite of human survival. Drinking water that has not […]

Bottled Water vs Tap Water

Since the beginning of time, there have been rivals. Cane vs Able, Coca Cola vs Pepsi, and, especially here in Texas, BBQ sauce vs no BBQ sauce. The rival between tap and bottled water is no exception. So we’ve provided some differences of bottled water vs tap water. Bottled water is what a majority of […]

How to Remove Hard Water Stains in Your Toilet

Hard water stains are a build-up of calcium and residue of other minerals that leave dark marks on toilets, sinks and bathtubs. Although there are many bathroom cleaners to choose from, your kitchen might have just what you need to get rid of hard water stains. With a little bit of time and scrubbing, your […]

4 Ways to Stay Healthy in the New Year

New Year’s resolutions are something most people think about as they head into the new year. Making healthy habits is a very popular goal to have. Here at Kinetico San Antonio, we’ve come up with four great ways for you to stay healthy in the new year – so here’s to a new year, and […]

Staying Hydrated in Winter

Drinking water is a key component in staying healthy and is essential for everyday living. Believe it or not, it’s just as important to stay hydrated in the winter as it is in the summer. In the summer, it’s easy to remind yourself to drink plenty of water due to the heat and needing to […]