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 […]

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 […]

Tips for Shiny Summer Hair 

Spring just started, but come on – it’s Texas. We all know summer is just around the corner! It’s almost that time to lounge around the pool and beach, showing off that soft skin, killer smile, polished nails and shiny, long hair that captures people’s attention. In south Texas, the heat index level can soar, […]

How to Prepare my Skin for Warmer Weather

Look out – warmer weather is on its way! Spring and summer are right around the corner. That means it’s time to prepare your skin for warmer weather and get ready to show off your healthy skin with confidence! 4 Tips for great looking skin this summer. Invest in a water softener According to Livestrong.com, “soft water is […]

Is Dry Shampoo Good for You?

Life is stressful. Hair is stressful. Hair makes life stressful. One day, you’re up before sunrise, enjoying a balanced breakfast, brushing back your silky, luscious locks into the most pristine ponytail. The next, you’ve snoozed through nine alarms and are sprinting out the door with a dry bagel, coffee on your shirt and a knotted […]

Why Cooking With Soft Water is Better

Benefits of Cooking With Soft Water Cooking is not always a simple task. Sometimes your list of ingredients can be a mile long. And one ingredient that is often overlooked is water. You may be thinking water does not have a flavor, but it can affect your cooking. You can guarantee pure and fresh flavor […]

What Causes Eczema?

Understanding Eczema Your skin is the part of your body that is most exposed to the world. Skin diseases are no joke. One disease, in particular, that affects a lot of people is eczema. Eczema can be caused by one or more factors including environment, immune system decencies, genetics and particular activities that irritate sensitive skin. […]

Commercial Water Softener Benefits for Hotels

Why Your Hotel Needs A Water Softener Hard water can cause stains, buildup and many other ugly discomforts in your home. This is why water softeners exist – especially in parts of the country like San Antonio, where the water is very hard. But what about when you’re on the road? In the hospitality industry, […]

Recent Water Softening Equipment Installations

Water Softener News At Kinetico San Antonio, our commercial and residential water softening equipment installations range from single occupant homes all the way to systems with a demand as high as 100 gallons per minute. We also work with a lot of families that are on private well water, generally outside the city. In some of […]

Average Water Usage Exceeds 100 Gallons a Day in the U.S.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports average water usage among Americans to be 80 to 100 gallons of water a day. Ridiculous, right? Not so much when you break it down. Here’s how somebody could easily reach that amount on a given day. Meet Lucy. She’s a 27-year-old homeowner in San Antonio with a 9-5 office […]