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

How Water Softeners Work

As a homeowner or renter, chances are you’ve heard a lot about hard and soft water. These are definitions that describe the content of hard minerals in a given sample of water, with “hard” water referring to samples with higher quantities of these minerals and “soft” water referring to samples with lower (or absent) quantities.

Hydration and Other Leg Cramp Causes

A leg cramp, or a sharp, sudden contraction or tightening of the muscle in the calf, is a very common injury that most people experience at some time in their life. Proper hydration is a big part of combatting leg cramps, and our water filter systems at Kinetico can help ensure you’re properly hydrated. What

The Erin Brockovich Chemical is On the Rise

Made in the year 2000, the film Erin Brockovich documented one woman’s fight against contaminated drinking water, and a particular cancer-causing compound called chromium-6. While the film may have ended well, recent data from the Environmental Work Group shows that about 250 million Americans may have drinking water that’s contaminated with this chemical. At Kinetico,