Kinetico Kinex

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Have you ever run out of salt and discover your water is no longer soft? Perhaps this has happened while you were taking a shower or getting a drink. You will no longer have to worry about running out of salt again! Kinetico just recently released the Kinex Salt Monitor! What the Kinex Does The… Read more »

The Lifespan of a Water Softener

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Water softeners are useful for homes suffering from hard water. However, what do water softeners really do and how long do they last? What A Water Softener Do? A water softener helps eliminate minerals in your home’s plumbing & appliances, skin, and clothes. It is called a water softener because it takes hard water and… Read more »

Chlorinated Water Problems

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Periodic Table

Does your water taste like a pool? Do you live in a town or city? Your water is probably chlorinated. Why Is Water Chlorinated? Water is chlorinated to treat it, helping kill bacteria and other pathogens. It eliminates diseases and in the right proportions is great for keeping communities safe. However, does the water you… Read more »

Fluoridated Water

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Toothbrush with toothpaste on it

Do you live in a city or town that puts fluoride in their water? Are you concerned about the health effects of drinking fluoridated water, or do you desire fluoride to be in you water? Perhaps you heard it is poisonous or listened to people say it is great for your health. The debate can… Read more »

The Importance of Annual Water Service

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Kinetico Serviceman - The Importance of Annual Water Service

Do you go to the dentist for a yearly checkup? Do you get your car inspected once a year? Most likely you do. It is common knowledge that maintenance is necessary to ensure we remain safe and that our investments live out their fullest potential. A whole house water system is no different. An annual… Read more »

Do Water Softeners Harm Septic Systems?

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Do Water Softeners Harm Septic Systems?

There are many myths and concerns surrounding the effects of water softeners on septic systems. Do softeners create inefficient septic systems, or do they propose problems for wastewater? The following article will address these concerns. Septic Systems Most people don’t know what happens when their wastewater leaves their home. Typically, septic tanks have two distinct… Read more »

Effects of Hard Water

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Calcified Showerhead - Kinetico Martin Water

Have you ever noticed water spots, scum, or mineral stains on your dishes? Perhaps, while showering, you realize that half of your shower head is clogged by strange, white build-up. If any of these descriptions describe your life, you most likely have hard water. What is Hard Water and Soft Water? Hard water, unlike soft… Read more »

Rotten Egg Smell

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Rotten Egg Smell - Women with Disgusted Face

Have you ever gotten a whiff of rotten egg smell when pouring water into your cup? It’s a terrible experience. That rotten egg smell originates from Hydrogen Sulfide. Origin of Hydrogen Sulfide Hydrogen Sulfide is a gas that reeks like rotten eggs. Hydrogen Sulfide is produced naturally by bacteria and decomposing plants or animals. However,… Read more »

Is Hard Water Harmful to Hair?

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Is Hard Water Harmful to Hair? - Women Brushing Her Hair

Hair is precious and ought to be properly cared for. Most people however have trouble taking care of their hair and can find it an annoying task. The cause of many hair problems is the water used to clean it. Hard Water Vs. Soft Water It may seem odd to some people that water can… Read more »

Water Safety

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Well Water

Have you ever wondered what is in your water? Whether you drink well or city water there are numerous contaminants that can enter what you drink. Potential Water Problems People may figure that their water contamination levels remain constant, but they do not. Erosion, weather, run-off, and other factors influence what flows in and out… Read more »