Not all iron is the same. Many homes on well water in Northeastern Illinois are subjected to different types of iron such as ferrous iron, ferric iron, and iron bacteria. Many people are familiar with ferrous and/or ferric iron because it will stain clothes and water fixtures. Both ferric and ferrous iron in your water […]
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Have you ever noticed your glassware looks like it has scratches all over the glassware? This is all part of a process called etching. Etching is caused by pre-rinsing glasses to many times, using too hot of water in the dishwasher, and/or using too much detergent with soft water. This process
There is a myth that drinking softened water will increase the sodium levels within you. There is some truth to this myth, but mostly a false narrative. The sodium level is slightly elevated with softened water, but there is more salt in your diet than one will drink in 2 quarts of water.
Have you ever seen a pink substance in your bathroom toilet, shower, or tile? Don’t be alarmed, you’re not alone. Many homeowners experience this issue. What is it? It is known as serratia marcescens, otherwise known as “pink slime”. It is an airborne bacterium, not harmful to humans or pets, with an abundant supply in […]
Did you know 85% of the homes in the United States are affected by hard water? Even homes supplied with city water have hard water. The best way to rid hard water in your home is to use a Kinetico water softener. Having a water softener in your home provides many benefits, but did you […]
Hard Water in Your Home Hard water in the home is hard on you and your appliances. Not only does hard water leave your skin dry and your hair brittle, it will also leave a film on the shower door, rings in the toilet and bathtub. Hard water creates more work for you as a […]
It’s the middle of the night and you hear water running in the basement. You walk downstairs only to find water on the floor. It’s coming from the water treatment equipment. Aaaah! Now what? Who do you call? What do you do? The simple solution- bypass the water treatment equipment. What is a bypass? The […]
How full should I fill my salt tank? Since salt is an essential variable to soft water. Our employees are often asked “How much salt should I put in my salt tank when filling it?” A family who uses a lot of water can fill the salt tank completely full, but it is strongly recommended […]
It can be difficult choosing among the many different types of water softener salt sold today. The choices range from pellet, solar, rock, block salt, and potassium chloride Which salt is best for your water softener? We dissect the choices and give you helpful information the next time you purchase salt for your water softener. […]
The water in your home doesn’t feel soft. The water softener sounds like it’s making soft water and the salt tank is full of salt, but the water doesn’t seem or feel right. After weeks the salt in your salt tank hasn’t moved any closer to the bottom. The effects of hard water are present […]
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