Common Water Problems
Whether you have city water or well water, you can have water problems.
Problem water can create challenges for you and your home. The first step is understanding your water problems. Your water could be hard, smell bad, cause stains or have contaminants in it. Use the information provided here to learn about common water issues and how to solve them. To learn more about your water’s quality, schedule a free water test.
What are VOCs and how do you remove them from your water?
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemicals that can dissolve into water, creating risks for drinking water. Learn more about VOCs and how to remove them from your water.
Does Your Water Smell Bad?
It's common for people to notice their water does not smell or taste right. If this is true for your water, there may be contaminants causing unwanted tastes and odors. Learn what causes these tastes and smells and how to treat them.
Why Is Your Water Causing Stains?
Water can cause stains on surfaces, clothes and more depending on what's in it. Learn about common stains from water, their causes and how to prevent them.
What Are Microplastics?
Microplastics are small plastic debris about the size of a grain of rice, sometimes even smaller. These plastic particles are contaminating our water supplies. Learn about the causes of the microplastics problem and how you can protect your family.
Does Your Water Taste Or Smell Like Chlorine?
Learn why chlorine is added to water, the signs there may be excess chlorine and how to reduce the chlorine level in your water.
How To Protect Yourself From Lead In Water
How does lead get into your water and how can Kinetico help?
What Is An Algal Bloom And How Does It Affect Your Water?
Blue-green algae, also called algal blooms, are a slimy green substance that forms a layer of scum on the surface of water. In excess amounts, they can be harmful to humans and animals. Learn how the algae forms and how you can prevent it from becoming a problem for your home's water.