Frequently Asked Questions

The Importance of Water Testing

Having your water tested ins’t just a value-added service that Kinetico Quality Water Systems of Missoula and Ravalli provides. Having your water tested is an integral part of the water softener or water filtration system purchase. The free in-home test allows  your Kinetico representative determine the system that will best correct the water filtration needs in your home. Learn more about the importance of water testing and schedule your free in-home water test today.

What Causes Hard Water?

So you have been told that your home has “hard water,” but what exactly does having hard water mean? And what causes hard water your western Montana home? Let the experts at Kinetico of Missoula & Ravalli explain exactly what causes hard water to come from your home’s faucet.

What If I Have Well Water?

Have you ever been curious as to what is lurking in your home’s well water? What effect does well water have on your body, your clothes and your appliances? Let Kinetico Quality Water Systems of Missoula and Ravalli answer the questions about what’s in your well water.

Fluoride in Drinking Water – Is it Safe?

There are conflicting reports about the effects of fluoride in drinking water. A simple in-home water test can tell you just how much (or how little) fluoride is in your home’s water so you can make an informed decision on how to proceed.

Just how DOES a water softener workHow DOES a Water Softener Work

Have you ever wondered how exactly a water softener works? Well you aren’t alone! We spend quite a bit of time explaining this to our customers (and even our friends and family), so we decided to create this handy infographic to help you better understand how exactly water softeners work!

How PPCPs Can Affect Western Montana Drinking Water

All U.S. water supplies contain some residual bi-products from pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), but how much is too much? Learn more about how PPCPs can affect your western Montana drinking water and get a free water analysis to learn more about the level of PPCPs in your home’s drinking water.

How does hard water affect appliances?

White staining & malodorous water are common hard water complaints, but did you know that your home’s hard water also taking a toll on your appliances? Whether it’s more soap to run your washing machine to scale building that slows down moving parts, these are not signs you want to ignore. Learn more about how hard water affects your appliances and schedule your free water test to learn more about how Kinetico of Missoula & Ravalli can help.

How does a reverse osmosis water filtration system work?

How does a reverse osmosis drinking water system work?Reverse Osmosis systems can remove up to 92% of contaminates from your drinking water. But how do these systems actually work? Let the experts at Kinetico of Montana explain the details on how your home’s water turns into fresh, clean drinking water.

The value of water conservation

Everyone wants to be environmentally conscious and believe it or not, conserving water is easier than you think. A few simple steps can save water and decrease your water bill. Learn more about the value of water conservation and the small steps you can make in your own home.