Do Broken Water Heaters Make Baths Impossible?

Having a water heater in need of water heater repair comes with a lot of challenges. Not only is it a little more difficult to get your clothes and dishes clean with a water heater in need of water heater repair, but showering can be very tricky as well. Thankfully, getting clean when you have a water heater in need of water heater isn’t impossible, just tricky. Here’s how to do it in five steps:

Tips to Keep Clean With a Broken Water Heater

1. Boil a Large Pot of Water on the Stove

Just because your water heater is in need of water heater repair does not mean that you have to go completely without hot water. Simply bring a large pot of water to a boil on the stove.

2. Place a Few Inches of Cold Water in the Tub

You won’t want to put boiling water right on you, so fill the bathtub with a few inches of cold water. Add just enough hot water to make the water warm enough to bathe. Save the rest for pouring over you.

3. Gather Supplies

Gather your supplies ahead of time so you won’t have to jump out of the warm bath later. In addition to your usual shampoo and soap, you will also want the hot water and a pitcher or bowl to pour water onto yourself since your water heater is in need of water heater repair.

4. Mix Water as Needed

Don’t pour the hot water directly onto your skin and risk burning yourself. Mix it with the cold water to make it the perfect temperature. Get your water to the perfect temperature and you may forget all about your need for water heater repair.

5. Bathe
Once you are all set, simply wash yourself with the warm water you mixed and pour it over yourself to rinse. While this makeshift bath won’t compete with your usual shower, it will keep you clean and fresh smelling while you wait on your water heater repair.

Info courtesy of All Star Heating, Cooling and Plumbing

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