Entries by Tim

What is a Bypass?

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 […]

Filling Your Salt Tank

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 […]

Types of Water Softener Salt

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. […]

Salt Tank Bridge

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 […]

Water Conservation Tips

Water…We take it for granted.  It seems to be an abundant resource, but yet we waste it, pollute it and let it run down the drain.  Every home takes for granted that when a faucet is turned on, that faucet will supply an unlimited amount of water.  For all the water wasted each day, there […]

Types of Drinking Water Systems

Did you know the average American will consume only one percent of the water that enters the home each day?  It sure doesn’t seem like a lot of water, but it’s one gallon.  High quality drinking water has become an integral part of everyday life.  Many homes already use a filtration system including carafe filters, […]

Sediment Water Filters

The first question asked of us is, why do I need a sediment pre-filter?In order to get water into the home, a well and pump must be dug into the ground to varying depths.  Once a clean water pocket in the ground is found, then water is brought to the home.  In those water pockets, […]

An Essential Appliance…A Water Softener

Many times a water softener is overlooked as an essential appliance in the home.  Think not.  A water softener should be rank high.  Why?  A water softener allows other appliances throughout the home to last longer by removing hardness and iron from the water.  This benefit alone should make a homeowner want to have a […]

Water Softeners ‘Very Best’ Energy Savers

Homeowners do not need to live with hard water and the effects listed above.  A Kinetico water softener will eliminate the hard water in a home and let the homeowner live a clean, soft water life.  Kinetico water softeners use a demand initiated regeneration allowing the homeowner to save on money and water.  The twin […]