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RE: Uses for Extra Distilled Water
I top off daily and clean weekly. With distilled water and filtered air, I'm not really concerned about mold and mildew. I could be wrong. I inspect the tank every day and clean the mask daily looking for damage and contamination.

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07-12-2015 09:01 PM
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RE: Uses for Extra Distilled Water
(07-12-2015 06:50 PM)foss Wrote:  Whew. Not being able to use an antifreeze such as alcohol in the windshield washer would be a problem here in Kansas. It frequently get cold enough during the winter that the inexpensive washer fluids freezes solid. You have to use the stuff that has enough alcohol that it doesn't freeze near zero.

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RE: Uses for Extra Distilled Water
(07-12-2015 08:14 PM)Mosquitobait Wrote:  You guys who just top off continually. Do you leave your bedroom windows open in the summer? I know my brother always topped.off, but he never opens his while mine are open unless the a/c is on or it is down to 20 F or less. Mold spores blown around are my only concern. Maybe it's an unnecessary concern?

A/C is on 9 months out of the year. December through February we can open the windows on some days but rarely at night unless the temp gets nice and chilly. I haven't been on CPAP during the 'winter' months yet.



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