Reverse Osmosis Systems vs. Pitcher Water Filters

When you first consider your options for fresh, clean-tasting water at your Utah home, you may lean toward getting a pitcher water filter rather than a reverse osmosis system. This is understandable, as pitcher filters are easy to use and cheap to buy. However, relying on a pitcher to filter your drinking water may not

Do You Need a Water Filtration System or a Water Softener?

Many Salt Lake City homeowners assume that they should get a water softener, but, at least in some cases, a water filtration system would better meet their needs – and in some cases, the opposite is true. So how do you know what’s right for your Utah home? The decision on whether to invest in

Is It Time to Replace Your Water Softener in Utah?

Is it time for water softener replacement? Utah homeowners usually need to replace their softening systems about every ten years – but if you have extremely hard water or your household usage is high, you may need to get a new softener sooner. No one can tell you exactly how long a water softener will

Water Softener Regeneration – What You Need to Know

Why do water softeners need to regenerate? What happens during the regeneration process? And how often should it take place? When you have questions about softening systems, Kinetico is your source for answers. Below, we explain the basics on regeneration, the two different types – scheduled and on-demand regeneration – and the benefits of investing

How a Reverse Osmosis System Will Benefit Your Family

Have you thought about installing a reverse osmosis system? When it comes to your family’s drinking water, you have your choice of a few different types of filtration systems. The best feature RO technology, purifying water by using pressure to push it through a semi-permeable membrane. To see what makes reverse osmosis the ideal water

Where Can a Water Softener Be Installed in Your Utah Home?

You know that installing a water softener will solve your hard water problems. No more spotty dishes and soap scum, no more scale buildup on your faucets and fixtures, no more dingy clothes – all of these issues will disappear once your softening system is in place. But, where should that place be? The ideal

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,