All About Saltless Water Systems

Hard water can have a damaging effect on your home and your health. Keeping your pipes and shower walls clean is a struggle without a water softener, but adding salt and chemicals to achieve soft water isn’t your only option. Salt-based water softening systems require a regular maintenance schedule and regular refills, which we realize […]

Why Should You Test The Water in Your House?

Whether it’s the ocean or your YETI cup, water is all around us. But how often do you stop and think about the quality of the water you see or drink? What about the water your family drinks inside your home? Your home’s water should be properly assessed over time. At Kinetico San Antonio, we […]

Cooking With Soft Water

There are plenty of people who don’t know the difference between hard water and soft water. And though water doesn’t have a flavor, or at least isn’t supposed to, it sure can make a difference in taste when cooking with soft water. Water is severely overlooked when cooking. Cooking with soft water helps showcase pure […]

4 Signs of Hard Water in Your House

When we think of minerals, we generally think positive, right? We might think about mineral water, sparkling rocks or the newest beauty products. While minerals can be beneficial, they can also be harmful. Have you ever heard of hard water? Hard water is water that contains high levels of certain minerals. So what’s the problem? […]

4 Benefits of Soft Water

What exactly is soft water, anyway? Soft water is when minerals, such as magnesium, calcium and dissolved rock, are removed from the water through a process known as ion exchange. Water softeners help accomplish this goal. So here are four benefits to having soft water in your household that justify the investment in a new […]

3 Unconventional Uses of Water

It’s the most important thing in our bodies, and we use it every day. We’re talking about water. Our bodies are about 60% water. Most of our days start with a shower. Some afternoons are spent by the pool. But what are some other ways we can use water to our advantage? It’s our top […]

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 […]

4 Best Songs About Water

No matter the kind, it’s not difficult to find music about good ol’ water. Water is a necessity for life, so why not write songs about it? All of the songs below use water as either a force to reckon with, a metaphor for some form of love or as one for happiness. Blue Bayou […]

Doesn’t The City Already Ensure Water Quality?

When you turn on the faucet in your home’s kitchen or bathroom, you want to know the water is safe to drink or use. No one wants their family to deal with water that is unsafe. The biggest chunk of that responsibility falls on the utility companies themselves. But there are some things you can […]

Cooking with Soft Water: Homemade Pretzels

Reminiscent of baseball games, movie theaters and family outings, soft pretzels are a staple of American culture in summer. Making them at home takes just a few ingredients and about eight minutes in the oven. It may sound strange, but the perfect pretzel comes from using water treated by a water softener. Soft water lacks […]