Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
Word and Phrase Origins
What is meant when someone is in hot water?
Asked in Definitions, Plumbing
Why no hot water on your apt but hot water with other apt on the same floor?
Someone shut the hot water supply off to your unit
Asked in Plumbing
How do you convert 110 hot water heater to 240vert?
You don't, electric water heaters are not meant to be converted.
Asked in Home & Garden
What causes the hot water to come out of the cold water taps after 10 years?
if someone put in a hot water tank they may have the lines switched.
Asked in Chemistry, Snow and Ice
How long does it take for hot ice to freeze?
that would depend on a variety of factors including the mass of "hot ice" and the rate of cooling. However, the question is kinda moot since hot ice = water?? I suggest you define what you meant by the term in order for someone to answer your question more fully. ...
What causes you to have a good supply of hot water at times and at other times barely have half a bath of hot water?
When there is not enough hot water, it probably is caused by someone using the hot water recently and the water heater is not large enough to provide hot water for both uses. The water heater will provide hot water as long as there is hot water in it. When there isn't any hot water left, it will provide cold water. It takes a while to heat the water after some is used. ...
Asked in Plumbing, Household Hints
Why do you have to wait for hot water after someone just took a shower?
When someone takes a shower, the hot water tank replaces the water used with cold water. It takes the hot water heater some time (which varies with each heater) to heat the newly filled tank. The hot water is always replaced by cold as you use it, but you don't notice it as much when you use smaller amounts or, like dishwashers and washing machines, use the hot water in intermittent amounts. ...
Asked in Science
When someone stirs cocoa powder into hot water or hot milk the cocoa changes from a?
from heterogeneous to homogeneous
Why would there be hot water in the tanks of the toilets in a recently purchased house?
Someone hooked up the hot water supply to the toilet instead of the cold water supply- or your water heater is back drawing hot water through to the toilet from a cold water inlet (supply) ...
Asked in Idioms, Cliches, and Slang
What does the Idiom in hot water mean?
In trouble, usually yet to come. "You'll be in hot water when your parents find out" To be in hot water is to be in immediate, deep trouble, as if someone were cooking us in a pot on the stove. The person "in hot water" did a particular thing that is sure to make another person mad at him or her. ...
Asked in Plumbing, Home Appliances
Is it called a hot water heater or water heater?
The term "water heater" is non-specific, but may imply a domestic hot-water heater, when read in context. A "hot-water heater" is specifically meant for heating water for domestic use. A hydronic boiler is also a water heater, but the water is only used for heating the radiators or for heating a hot-water heater, but the hot water of the boiler is not released for domestic use. Depends as there is a water heater and then a booster which increases the temperature for...
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings, Literary Devices and Figures of Speech
What does figurative language mean?
Language not meant to be taken literally. For example: you are what you eat is not meant to be taken literally, its not like if you eat a hot dog you are a hot dog! haha that would be literal, but luckily that's not possible. figurative language is a simile it is when someone/you compare it to something/someone example:she is as tall as a tree it means figures of speech...
Does cold water freeze faster than cold water and why?
I think what you meant to ask was "Does cold water freeze faster than hot water?" It does because its temperature doesn't have to change as much. ...
Asked in Ontario
Where in Timmins Ontario can someone find a hot water heater repair shop?
A hot water repair shop in Timmins, Ontario can be found by searching a local directory. One of the local hot water repair shops in Ontario is JS Plumbing who can guarantee to repair your hot water heater in a short amount of time. ...
Asked in Inventions, The Difference Between
What are the differences between boilers and burners?
A burner is the part of the boiler that creates and controls the flame that heats the water. If you meant difference between a boiler and a furnace, a boiler makes hot water and a furnace makes hot air. ...
Asked in Plumbing
What would make a hot water heater all the sudden get really hot?
Someone turned up the thermostat, or the thermostat has failed. The thermostat tells the heater what temp to keep the water at. ...
Asked in Plumbing
Why does your hot water stop flowing in the shower when someone uses hot water in the kitchen?
The hot water pipe feeding the two is too small, either by build up inside the pipe (very common with steel lines), or because it was too small to begin with. Or a shutoff valve is partially closed (maybe at the hot water heater?) ...