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Tips to Avoid Hot-Water Burns!


It only takes a second for a small child to turn on the hot water and get burned. Here are some tips to help prevent hot-water burns:

  • Set your water heater at 120 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature will help prevent accidental scalding and conserve energy;
  • Don’t leave children alone when using hot water in the  sink or bathtub;
  • Fill bathtubs with cold water first, then add hot water;
  • Check the water temperature with a wrist or elbow; and
  • Mix the water to make sure there are no hot spots.

Following these tips will help you and your kids avoid getting hot water burns.

Posted by: Jill on August 17, 2018
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