WASHINGTON — If you’re worried about the safety of your water heater, you might want to know some things before you leave home.
The radiant water heating units are common in most homes, but a recent study found they can cause respiratory problems.
They can be dangerous, too, and experts recommend that people avoid using them in a residential setting.
A study released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma were twice as likely to have a water heater break down in the last year.
So what can you do if your water is leaking?
A radiant water cooler has been around since the 1940s, but it’s no longer common.
The unit was first made popular in the 1950s, and in the 1980s and 1990s, there were some models with a built-in compressor and a valve to allow water to flow through the unit without running.
But the popularity of the unit fell off dramatically in the 2000s and now it’s almost impossible to find one in your home.
What to do if the water is not running properlyThe best way to fix a radiant water hot water heater is to replace it if it breaks down.
But if it’s leaking, it could be causing more problems.
The cooler doesn’t have a compressor or a valve that will run the water out.
Instead, the unit has to be plugged in to the water heater to be heated.
That could cause a leak, according to the CDC.
If you find a leak and need to replace the unit, check for a vacuum seal.
If it’s broken, replace the water hose.
If the water doesn’t run well, you can try to cool the water with an ice bucket, or you can use a heater that has a fan to get hot water flowing through the tank.
That’s a safer option, but the temperature at which the water comes out will be higher, and you could burn yourself if you don’t stop the heat.
You can also use a heating pad, a foam blanket, a plastic bag, a spray bottle, or any other means of cooling.
If water is pouring out of a leaky unit, it’s probably a leak from the inside.
The more damage the water does, the more likely it is to cause serious illness.
A water heater can also damage the pipes that supply it with water.
If this happens, you should replace the hose or pipe.
If there’s a leak in the pipes, you may need to shut down the water supply to the house.
The hotter the water, the higher the risk.
The Centers for Diseases Control and Protection recommends that people not put water in a shower.
Instead of doing so, it may be best to use a bucket and a sprayer to cool down the area.