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Learn how hot to set your home water heater from the Pros at Calhoun Plumbing.

How Hot Is Hot Enough for a Home Water Heater?

Hot water can fight germs and infestations in amazing ways, but only when it’s hot enough. Experts have advised people to set their water heaters to a maximum temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. However, researchers now advise people to set their water heaters at higher temperatures. Who’s giving the right advice when it comes to
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Tips from Calhoun Plumbing to stop wasting water through water leaks.

Wasted Water Woes: Stop Your Leak Right Now

The drip, drip, drip coming from your bathroom faucet is more than just annoying; it’s causing problems for you and your home. Whether you have a slowly leaking sink, a dripping shower head, a toilet that keeps filling (when no one is pushing down on the handle) or a mysterious pipe that’s losing water from
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Upgrades for Your Plumbing System in Your House

As technology changes, many new products hit the market that help with your home’s efficiency. A lot of these products have to do with your home’s plumbing system. Other plumbing products that were once reserved for businesses are also finding their way into private homes. If you are interested in learning more about some of
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How to Prevent Plumbing-Related Basement Floods

How can you stop basement flooding before it starts? You don’t have to wait for the water to seep in to protect your home against this potential plumbing problem. Take a look at the simple steps that can save you time, aggravation and money. Prevent Frozen Pipes Thirty-seven percent of frozen pipe problems happen in
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