Safety: Quick water safety tips for your home

by Natalia San Filippo 05/08/2022

Water in your home or yard can be a drowning risk. It can also cause other hazards, such as slippery floors or burns from scalding temperatures. Practicing water safety tips can help ensure your home is a safe environment.

Clean up water spills right away

Water spills from the tub or sink can make the floor in the area slippery. This can lead to falls and serious injuries, including head injuries. Mop or wipe up water right away to prevent this from occurring. Consider placing a mat near tubs and sinks to catch any water spills and stop them from reaching bare floors.

Lower your water temperature

Scalding water can lead to severe burns. Decrease the temperature on your water heater so it's below 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Even after lowering the temperature, check the water to make sure it isn't too hot before bathing or using it for other household chores.

Adhere to notices to boil water

If your local authorities notify residents to boil water, always follow these orders. These notices are given when local water sources may contain hazardous microbes. Continue using boiled water until you're told that it's safe to use your regular water.

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Natalia San Filippo

Greetings from beautiful Naples Florida! Having grown up in Siberia, in a challenging environment I have a deep appreciation of our wonderful Southwest Florida climate and lifestyle. The journey that led me here has fueled my drive to be the best at everything I attempt. My natural enthusiasm for my work is contagious, and clients know that I am "giving my all”. My deep dedication to my family that includes my two adult children and my four fabulous grandchildren. My family reminds me every day that considering family first in one’s life requires an exceptional "home base” for everyone to gather for events and holidays. Everything in my life has equipped me to be a fabulous realtor at Premiere Plus Realty. Naples is cosmopolitan and international harmonious environment, positive energy and lifestyle. As a certified yoga instructor, I believe in and understand the importance of balance in one’s life. It’s through my yoga practice that I have achieved peace and harmony in my life. It’s this peace, harmony, and enthusiasm that I wish to pass to my clients. My goal is to continue to serve you!!! It is my mission! It is my goal! Let’s get to work together! Natalia Realtor, specializing in Residential sales, New construction, seasonal rental, VA homes, First home buyers, listings, sales. I service Naples, Bonita Estero, Marco Island & Ft. Meyer's as well as SW Florida. I appreciate referrals and I help with referrals in other States.