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4 Ways To Make Your Water Safer For Your Children

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways To Make Your Water Safer For Your Children

If you have children in your home, it is important to limit their exposure to harmful chemicals and organisms that can make them sick. While you probably lock up your cleaning supplies and medicine, you may be surprised to learn that there are many compounds in water that can be harmful to young children in high quantities. If you have young children, it is important to get your water tested, especially if your water is supplied by a private well. If your water is less-than-ideal, you have options for treating it before it reaches your children.  Make Sure You Have the Proper Fluoride Levels  Fluoride is a naturally occurring substance that can help prevent cavities in teeth. Many American communities add fluoride to their drinking water, following the U.S. Center for Disease Control’s recommendation that drinking water have a fluoride level less...

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How To Determine What Size Water Heater You Need

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Determine What Size Water Heater You Need

Properly caring for and maintaining a hot water heater is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your hot water heater. However, even the best maintained water heaters will eventually fail due to old age. If your hot water repairman says there is nothing that can be done to save your heater, it is time to buy a new one. When you are purchasing a new water heater, one important factor to pay attention to is the size of the appliance. The tank size determines how much hot water your water heater can hold at once. If you purchase one that is too small, you won’t have enough hot water. If you purchase one that is too large, you will be paying more to heat the water than you need to be. Here are the...

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