Drain Cleaner. Danger be careful.

Need a drain cleaner? Try something safe first. A chemical drain cleaner can be dangerous. Certain drain cleaners are made from some very dangerous chemicals like sulfuric acid and harsh lyes. They do their job by attacking and destroying the material it comes in contact with, including your skin or eyes. Some drain cleaners form …

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Know Your Water Heater Temperature

Do you know your water heater temperature ? To know if your hot water heater is operating at the correct temperature, let the faucet run long enough for the heated water to flow out and then fill a coffee cup and insert a standard cooking thermometer. Most water heaters average between 120 and 140 degrees. …

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Small children and hot water.

Small children and hot water. Small children and hot water do not mix very well. If you have small children and you have concerns about them getting burned by your hot water faucets, you can have anti-scald faucets installed in your home to prevent a sudden influx of hot water coming out of your faucet.  …

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Babies and Bath Water

Babies and bath water. You have to be careful. If you have small children, then you should have concerns that they will not be burned by the hot water coming out of your faucet. Set the thermostat on your hot water heater to below 120 F (48.9 C). Consider installing anti-scald devices on bathtub faucets …

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