Is It Time to Replace Your Water Softener?

Traditional water softeners typically last about 10 years. So, if yours was installed over a decade ago, replacing it could be a smart move. However, systems can fail sooner, particularly when they’re tasked with softening extremely hard water. Since no one can predict exactly how long your softener will continue to work as expected, it’s

Do You Have Hard or Soft Water? Try This Easy Test

Soft water allows your appliances to operate efficiently, which helps them last longer. You can also use much less dish and laundry detergent if your home has softened water, and you won’t have scale buildup in your pipes and plumbing fixtures. Plus, your skin will be smoother and your hair will be more manageable. Clearly,

Why Choose a Kinetico Water Softener System?

A water softener system eliminates issues with soap scum and lime scale, boosts the efficiency of your appliances and even keeps you from dealing with dingy clothing and dry skin. But all softening systems are not created equal. If you live in Utah, choosing a Kinetico water softener is in your best interest. Here’s why

How Much Does a Water Softener Cost?

The cost to install a water softener varies widely, totaling anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. The lower-priced softeners might seem attractive at first glance, as everyone likes (and needs) to save money. However, going with the cheapest option is rarely the best way to provide your family with clean, soft water.

Does Your Water Softener Need Repair?

Water softener systems work magic at your home or business, especially with the challenges posed by northern Utah’s notoriously hard water. When something goes wrong with a softening or filtration system, however, it can be difficult to determine what the problem is. In fact, you may not even know you have a problem until you

How to Eliminate Scale Buildup on Showers, Faucets & Fixtures

In Utah, hard water is to blame for the constant proliferation of scale buildup on your plumbing fixtures, faucets and in the shower. As annoying as these problems are, imagine all the areas that you can’t see, like inside your water-using home appliances and plumbing fixtures. Eliminating scale buildup takes a constant effort and a

Do Water Filtration Systems Waste Water?

Water filtration systems and softeners are popular with Utah homeowners and businesses alike. Unfortunately, many questions and myths surround these systems. If you try to find answers online, it’s easy to get even more confused, because it’s difficult to determine whether information is accurate or simply part of someone’s sales pitch. For anyone who may

Electric vs. Non-Electric Soft Water Systems

Soft water systems work to remove minerals – primarily magnesium and calcium – from water. Soft water helps your laundry to be cleaner and brighter, your clothing and linens will last longer and you’ll use substantially less detergent, shampoo and soap. Your home appliances – including the dishwasher, washing machine, ice maker and water heater

How Much Maintenance Do Home Water Filtration Systems Require?

When you invest in a home water filtration system, you want it to work well and last as long as possible. But does that mean you’ll have to spend a lot of time maintaining your equipment? You can choose from a wide range of single-tap and whole-home filtration and water purification systems – and the

How Does Utah’s Hard Water Affect Home Appliances?

Your water-using home appliances take a beating at the hands of Utah’s notoriously mineral-heavy (hard) water.Understanding what excess minerals do to your water – and what that water does to your plumbing system and home appliances – is only half the battle. Figuring out what to do about this costly and annoying problem is the