When Should A Water Softener Be Replaced?

Having your water softener makes it easier to get rid of your home’s hard water problems. A good system should last roughly 10-15 years. Kinetico has higher standards than that, though. In fact, the first Kinetico water softener system we ever sold in San Antonio is still in operation – and that was several decades […]

Chlorine In Your Water Supply Can Cause Problems

Water companies use disinfectants, like chlorine and chloroform, to filter and remove harmful bacteria in your drinking water. It’s advocated as a cost-efficient way to decontaminate and keep your household safe. While this holds truth, chlorine does not come with a clean bill of health. Homeowners are installing chlorine filters to keep disinfectants out of […]

Is Tap Water Safe to Drink?

It’s not uncommon for some people to have a bit of apprehension when it comes to drinking water straight from the tap. With cities like Flint, Michigan’s water being completely undrinkable, it makes sense you want to make sure the water you put in your body is safe. In San Antonio, our tap water is […]

4 Ways Hard Water is Ruining Your Clothes

When you wash your favorite t-shirt and it comes out dingy, rough and yellow, it’s not your detergent. It’s your water. We’re here to make you aware of four ways that hard water ruins your clothes. Laundry is still dirty Hard water carries mineral deposits like calcium and magnesium that eventually infiltrate whatever they come […]

4 Tips for Dealing with Hard Water

If you’ve ever noticed pesky, white spots on dishes or an excess amount of buildup around faucets, it’s most likely because you have hard water. This is a problem that millions of people deal with because they live in high sediment areas. Because this problem is so common, there are tips and products that can […]

Should I Use a Water Softener for my Well?

Groundwater is an energy-efficient, renewable resource that provides water to many homes using a municipal water system – or a well. The further you live in the country, the more likely the water in your home is provided through a deep-drilled well. Although well water is untreated, it is naturally filtered and purified through the […]

Fall Maintenance For Your System

Have you checked on your water softener lately? Water systems are meant to be low maintenance, but you don’t want to wait around until your water starts to suffer before deciding to take care of your softener. Here are a few routine maintenance tips that any homeowner can do to ensure their water stays pure […]

How Do Water Softeners Work?

Hard water contains a significant quantity of various minerals, such as magnesium and calcium. Although these minerals are natural to the earth and are not going to hurt you, they can cause a lot of damage to your household if there is an excessive amount in your water. Water softeners replace the hard minerals with […]

4 Myths About Water Softeners

If you don’t know much about water softeners or how they work, it can be easy to believe some of the myths out there. At Kinetico San Antonio, we think it’s important to inform our customers and debunk these myths to help you make the best decisions for your home. Contact us today with any […]

How is Hard Water Measured?

Hard water is considered any water that contains high amounts of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. Dissolved into the water through the water cycle, these minerals can be found in well and city water. Although hard water is not harmful to ingest, many people prefer to rid their water of these minerals using a […]