Water You Waiting For

"We all know to adjust our thermostats before a vacation, but did you ever think about your water heater? Right before my last trip, I looked at my heater and was surprised to find a 'vacation' setting. It keeps the water warm but not as hot as you'd need to run the washing machine or take a shower." —Ceil Schlosser, Cincinnati, Ohio

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