The professionals at Orange County Plumber often advise residents that they should keep their water temperatures low and they should also consider turning off unwanted appliances Why? Here are the answers to your question.
Turn off appliances when they are not in use! Since they are still plugged in, it is still using up electricity. Appliances such as water heaters cannot be completely turned off but their temperature can be lowered.
Appliances, such as water heaters can become dangerous if they heat up too much. Such appliances can blow up which can burn your house down or anyone who is present during the mishap. Not only that but even if the explosion is not as serious, the hot water may cause 3rd degree burns which can be fatal. For assistance changing the water heater’s temperature, contact a 24 hour plumber.
Increased Product Life Span
If the water temperature is reduced and kept at a moderate temperature the life span of water based appliances can increase significantly.
Let us say that you buy a sump pump, water heater, new shower head, toilet, or any appliance which requires water. Hot water will damage the surfaces of your appliance and cause your appliance to eventually rust, burst, or explode, especially if the water is aggressively hot. Keeping the temperature of the water cool will ensure this does not happen. Not only will this reduce your utility bill but you won’t have to replace your unit with another one for a long time.
Share some of the things which you found beneficial by lowering the water temperatures as advised by Orange County Plumber.