Learning About PFOA Contamination

Among many contaminants possible in drinking water, one of the most common in the US and many other countries is PFOA, a nonstick chemical that was previously used to make Teflon. PFOA has been linked to cancer, immune system damage in children, and several other major health problems. In 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency Reported

Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Drinking water is one of the foundations of human life, but it’s also far more than that. Beyond just providing the basis for continued life, water is a big factor in several specific health areas. At Kinetico, our home water treatment systems are here to help ensure that you and your family are never without

Cooling Spring Drink Recipes

The air is quickly warming up around the country, and we’re not far at all from the dead of summer. That means that staying hydrated is more important than ever, especially if you live in a particularly hot area. At Kinetico, our water filtration systems enable you and your family to always have a steady

4 Signs You Have Hard Water in Your Home

For many homeowners hard water is a major issue in kitchens, bathrooms and laundry. Hard water is caused by calcium and magnesium dissolving into the water as it comes in contact with the earth. Spotty Dishes One of the early signs of hard water is spots, or a cloudy residue, showing up on dishes when

How Drinking Water Makes You More Effective at Work

As employees and managers alike, we’re always looking for ways to improve our efficiency. People try all sorts of things to boost productivity when one of the simplest and best solutions is to drink more pure, healthy water. Many people don’t realize how good water is for both the mind and body, and how drinking

The Process of Water Finding Your Home

At Kinetico, we’re proud to provide water filtration systems that provide you and your family with clean, healthy water. You don’t want to have to think about the quality of your water every time you get in the shower or grab a glass to drink, and our water filter systems will stop you from ever

Winter Water and Weather Facts, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series recently, we went over several curious facts about winter weather and the water considerations that come along with it. As one of the wettest periods of the year in many parts of the world, we at Kinetico have a great interest in winter and water interactions. Here

Winter Weather and Water Facts, Part 1

At Kinetico, water is our business. With products like our water filter system or water softener, you and your family can be content knowing you have clean, healthy water in all the areas you need it. The winter is a particularly interesting time when it comes to water all around the world. In part one

Problems With Hard Water and Acne

For many dealing with acne, finding a solution can be a frustrating process. You make big changes in numerous areas, from skin products to diet to exercise, and you’re still dealing with unsightly and potentially painful acne sores. Have you considered that your water might be part of the problem? At Kinetico, we’ve seen numerous

How Water Softeners Work

What makes water hard? Water has a nasty habit of picking up magnesium, calcium, and other metal particles. If it picks up enough of them, as 85 percent of the nation’s water does, it becomes hard.  Water is defined as “hard” when it contains 121 or more milligrams of those particles per gallon.  If 121