Fluoridated Water

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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 »

Dry Skin Problems

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Dry Skin Problems Caused by Hard Water

The winter season is coming our way quickly. The time for hot cocoa and comforters will be here shortly. Despite these enjoyable qualities, wintertime also brings with it some nuisances. One of these nuisances is dry skin. How The Winter Dries Your Skin Over the winter months, when the weather is dry and cold, your… Read more »

The Season For Thankfulness

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Family Cooking

The season for thankfulness, family, and scrumptious food is upon us. Thanksgiving is a great time to gather love ones around a table and fellowship. Although loved ones come first, the food you eat this fall season ought to be the best it can. Did you know that soft water can drastically improve your dining… Read more »

Iron In Water

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Rusty water - Iron in Water

Opening the shower curtain, ready to take a relaxing shower, you may notice orange stains around the drain. Rust marks, like rivers, may run down the sides of your bath tub. If this is the scenario you find yourself in, you may have an iron problem. Common Iron Problems Although iron does not harm the… Read more »

The Danger of Nitrates

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Methemoglobinemia: are you at risk? - The Danger of Nitrates

We all desire clean drinking water. Water we can trust. However, this world is full of pollutants constantly putting our drinking water at risk. One of these potentially dangerous elements is nitrate. What are Nitrates? A nitrate is a chemical compound consisting of one nitrogen atom and three oxygen atoms. This compound will often form… Read more »