Call For a Licensed Plumber: (317) 859-9999

no-hot-water-150x150

Don’t use Hot Water to rinse produce or Cook

Hot water food prep is not healthy because metal may leach from the pipes onto the produce. You might be tempted to start your pasta with hot tap water since it boils faster. Unfortunately, it isn’t good for your health. The reason being the lead content that leaches through the hot water.

Hot water food prep leaches heavy metal

Hot Water food prep is more likely to leach the heavy metal from your plumbing pipes. In 1986 using solder for pipe joints were banned, however, brass plumbing parts might contain a bit of lead as well. Today Plumbing parts legally considered lead-free may contain up to 8% lead. This means chances are you don’t have lead-free plumbing.

Lead is harmful to the body

So what’s the big deal? It has been proven that too much lead in the body can cause serious damage to the brain, kidneys, nervous system, and red blood cells.  It’s especially bad for pregnant women and children.  Hot water conducts ions at a faster rate and therefore, particles of lead can leach off of the pipes into the potable water.

EPA recommends not using hot water from the tap for cooking.

The EPA recommends not using hot water taken from the hot tap for cooking or drinking, and especially not for making baby formula. If hot water is needed, draw water from the cold tap and heat it on the stove. If a faucet hasn’t been used for at least six hours, “flush” all the water that has been sitting in the pipes. This procedure can take anywhere from five seconds to two minutes. it is “flushed” when the water stops getting colder.

On January 4, 2014 Federal Law mandates the wetted surface of every pipe, fixture, and fitting sold for or installed in potable water applications not contain more than 0.25% lead by weight.  If you have any questions regarding this matter, please feel free to email our office: www.cartersmyplumber.com

Schedule Your Appointment Now

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
Instagram post 2226337284521180435_1660079696 That Feeling When You Get Hot Water Today….
(317)-859-9999 
#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #waterheaters
Instagram post 2225774924530989337_1660079696 Call Carter's My Plumber for your Plumbing Needs!
(317) -859 -9999 
#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #waterheaters
Instagram post 2223473996338774237_1660079696 Running to The Weekend!
#CartersMyPlumber 
cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany #GoldenFriday
Instagram post 2222832858426537091_1660079696 Hot Water Today or It's You We Pay!
(317) -859 -9999 
#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood
Instagram post 2222149315699656852_1660079696 Sediment Can Ruin Your Water Heater! Call Carter's My Plumber for Same Day Installation!
(317) -859 -9999 
#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #waterheaters
Instagram post 2221423268019434485_1660079696 Hot Water Today or It’s YOU we Pay!
$$$$ #LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family
Instagram post 2218429019278536421_1660079696 Rain, Rain, Go Away. It's Golden Friday.
#CartersMyPlumber 
cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany #GoldenFriday
Instagram post 2217729155632614239_1660079696 Do You Have Clogged Drains? Or Maybe You Don’t Have Hot Water! Call Carter’s My Plumber at (317)-859-9999! 
#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family
Instagram post 2217705962751714953_1660079696 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! Thank you to all The Men & Women Who Protect Us!

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family
Instagram post 2217001086751985373_1660079696 Call Carter's My Plumber Today to Clean your Drain, Install a Faucet, Fix your Water Heater, and More! (317)-859-9999
Cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family
Instagram post 2216288584385985674_1660079696 Five - Star Review! Do you need Hot Water?
Call: (317)-859-9999

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany
Instagram post 2212604864806325177_1660079696 Need Plumbing Work Done? Call (317)-859-9999
Or Book Online!

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #shoplocal #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Carter's My Plumber Logo

Get your home tips here

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!