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Tank-based hot water heaters lose significant amounts of heat when they are on. In periods when hot water is not used, this waste can be easily prevented by simply shutting the water heater off.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Engage a plumber to assist you shut off your water heater if it is a combustion-based heater.
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