Buying a Home? Contact a Water Treatment Professional First

If you’ve found your dream Utah home, you’d be wise to arrange for an assessment from a water treatment professional before you finalize the purchase. Sure, you may be scheduling a professional home inspection to get an accurate account of the property’s condition. The problem is, water quality testing and an analysis of any existing

Why a Home Water Filtration System Beats Drinking Bottled Water

Is bottled water always on your grocery list? If so, you should consider installing a home filtration system. Sure, you can get great-tasting drinking water either way it goes – but taste isn’t all that matters. Check out the following, and you’ll see why ditching the bottled water for a filtration system at your northern

Why Choose a Non-Electric Water Softener?

Water softeners remove calcium and magnesium, minerals that cause hard water. Most require electricity to accomplish this task but those made by Kinetico – are non-electric. Both types of water softening systems work. However, mechanical or non-electric softeners have a few advantages over their electric counterparts. Here’s what you need to know to choose the

Hard Water and Soft Water – What’s the Difference?

You could have hard or soft water in your home – and chances are, it’s the former. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, about 85 percent of the country has hard water, and in Utah, the percentage is certainly much higher. If you’re not sure how hard and soft water differ, you’re not alone. Here,

Reasons to Consider a Kinetico Drinking Water System

If you’re looking for a drinking water system for your Utah home, you’ll find numerous options. But as with any type of product, certain brands and manufacturers are inherently better than others. Kinetico is one of the most trusted and most popular brands for water treatment systems. When having the best drinking water system is

Water Purification - Carbon Filtration vs. Reverse Osmosis

If you’ve been looking into getting a water purification system for your home, you’ve no doubt noticed the two most popular technologies – carbon filtration and reverse osmosis (RO). And you wouldn’t be the first person to wonder about the differences between them. Here at Kinetico Utah, we often get questions about the options for

The Basics of Drinking Water Testing

Does your drinking water come from the tap? It may look pretty clear, and the taste may be acceptable – which might lead you to assume that it’s safe for consumption. This could be true, but the only way to make sure of that is to get it tested. What Does Drinking Water Testing Involve?

Water Filters vs. Water Softeners – What’s the Difference?

If you’re concerned about the quality of your tap water, you could invest in a high-tech water filter – reverse osmosis filtration systems are quite effective for Utah homes. But is installing a water softener a better idea? To figure out the answer to that question, you need to understand how the two treatment options

How Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

Reverse osmosis is an advanced water purification process, one that can greatly improve the quality of your water. Installing an RO system is an effective way to get safe, great-tasting drinking water – and the components last a long time, so each glass will cost just a few pennies. For details on how the water

How Often Do Water Softening Systems Need Servicing?

High-quality water softening systems, like those designed by Kinetico, require very little attention. Invest in one, and other than adding salt – which you’ll do far less often than with a traditional softener – you’ll only need to schedule regular service calls. So, how often will that be necessary? Most softening system manufacturers recommend yearly