How to Adjust Your Water Heater’s Temperature

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Turns out, even plain old tap water can be dangerous. Several people (mostly children) are sent to hospitals each year with burns caused by water heaters that are set too high. But what does “too high” really mean, and how can homeowners make sure that their water heaters are set a temperature that won’t burn them?

Well, the EPA recommends a hot temperature setting of 120-degrees F for both safety and energy-saving purposes. But finding that setting on the water heater temperature setting dial isn’t easy, because most dials aren’t labeled with numbers.

Original Article Source Credits:   Family Handyman , https://www.familyhandyman.com/

Article Written By:  Matt Boley

Original Article Posted on:   Mar. 02, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.familyhandyman.com/article/how-to-adjust-hot-water-heater-temperature/

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