What exactly is soft water?

By |2017-03-11T16:13:47+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: |

Water very commonly contains hardness elements such as magnesium and calcium, dissolved rock, hence the description of hard water. Soft water is when these minerals are removed through a process known as ion exchange. If you have hard water, you may see staining or scaling build up on your sinks, tubs, showers and clothing; scaling deposits [...]

I live in the city. Isn’t my water already treated by the municipality?

By |2017-03-11T16:13:17+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: |

Your city water supplier is not required to provide you with soft water. Many municipalities reduce the amount of hardness to some degree. But according to the U.S. Geological Survey, 85 percent of cities are still supplied with hard water. Your city is required to provide you with water test results that show water hardness; just [...]

How do I Know if my water is hard?

By |2017-03-11T16:05:21+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: |

Your local Kinetico water expert can provide a water analysis for hardness, iron, pH and total dissolved solids, typically at no cost to you. Depending on the testing equipment they use, they may be able to perform other tests. They can also direct your water sample to a specialized water testing organization that can provide a [...]

What are the benefits of treated water?

By |2017-03-17T15:22:28+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: |

Soap and detergent usage can be dramatically lowered with soft water. Since the water is already soft, cleaning agents have no hard minerals to react with and overcome. This allows cleaning agents to lather more readily and work more effectively. In fact, a large proportion of the ingredients in most soaps and detergents consist of chemical [...]

What if I move?

By |2017-03-11T16:03:57+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: |

If you want to take your Kinetico system with you, you can simply exclude your whole home treatment system from your real estate contract and take it with you. Your lifetime warranty is good all over the world. A Kinetico dealer can help you reinstall your unit and provide you with service in most locations. Whether [...]

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