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

Is Your Utah Drinking Water Safe?

A recent study has revealed that millions of Americans are drinking water that doesn’t meet approved health standards. Is your family among those millions? Or is your household supply safe to drink? If you don’t want to worry whether your tap water is fit for drinking, you’ll need to take action. Here’s how to preserve

Do You Need a Water Softener? Here’s How to Tell

If you have hard water, you should seriously consider installing a water softener. Without one, mineral buildup can create plumbing issues, reduce the lifespan of your appliances and increase your home energy costs. So, how do you know if you have hard water? Here are the telltale signs that you could benefit from water softener

Is DIY Water Filtration System Installation a Good Idea?

Are you thinking about taking the do-it-yourself approach to water filtration system installation? Many people wonder it going the DIY route is possible, and yes, the task can be done. But as the saying goes, just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. Here’s why you may be better off if you work

Water Softening – Answers to Your Top Questions

Many homeowners in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah opt to have water softening systems installed. Should you follow suit? To make a decision, you’ll likely need more information. The following guide from the Kinetico Utah team has answers to the most common questions people have about softeners, and a quick read should tell you

Benefits of Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water

Choosing reverse osmosis (RO) drinking water is a smart, healthy decision. By installing an RO system, you can stop buying bottles and enjoy a fresh and clean supply of water straight from the tap. What, exactly, makes drinking water treated by the RO process the best option? Here, we explain the many advantages of investing