What Causes Scale Buildup?

Have you ever noticed a crusty, white or green buildup around the spout of your bathroom or kitchen faucet? Perhaps you’ve cleaned it once or twice, but it still continues to reappear. No, you’re not crazy, your plumbing is just more prone to scale buildup than others! What is scale buildup made of anyway? Scale, … Read more

What Causes High Nitrate Levels in Water?

What’s in your well water? If you live in Wisconsin or Minnesota, there’s a chance that high levels of nitrate might be lingering. While nitrate is a naturally occurring compound found in air, soil, water and foliage, the nitrogen/oxygen mix can be concerning if consumed in high quantities. But how exactly does nitrate get into … Read more

How to Test for Hard Water

Testing For Hard Water is Easy! Hard water contains hard minerals, or hardness crystals, that can dry out your hair and skin, cause your soft towels to fall flat and become scratchy, and even latch onto your dishes causing water spots. It can also cause calcium and limestone buildups on your appliances and within your … Read more

Holmes

I’ve noticed that many people ignore their water unless it’s causing a visible problem. But having good, clean water impacts the quality of their lives.

More and more people seem to understand that and are interested in improving their water now. Kinetico can help.

Mike Holmes

DIY Network