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 = […]

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 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 […]

Is Reverse Osmosis Water Good For You?

So what exactly is “reverse osmosis?” According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “reverse osmosis is the movement of freshwater through a semipermeable membrane when pressure is applied to a solution (such as seawater) on one side of it,” – or, in much simpler terms, the process of filtering fresh water. Here are some benefits to a […]

What Is Reverse Osmosis?

You may have heard the term reverse osmosis when researching water filtration systems for your home, but you may be unclear on the specific features and benefits of a reverse osmosis system. Making a choice about the best system for high water quality in your house can be difficult – but it doesn’t have to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do Water Pitcher Filters Actually Work?

Water: the liquid of life. People tend to take clean water for granted. Contaminants such as lead, chlorine and more can be infused in the water from your tap. So what do you do to get rid of the contaminants? Do water filters actually work? Yes, but not all water filters are created equal. Water […]