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Anonymous asked in Home & GardenMaintenance & Repairs · 1 month ago

Would anybody with plumbing experience be able to tell from this photo, which water valve would be hot and cold?

Would anybody with plumbing experience be able to tell from this photo which water valve would be hot and cold?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    When you find hot, then the other one is cold.  You can find hot with your fingers. The warmer one you touch is the hot.  Fingers are those things growing off the end of your hand.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    do a hot  wash , If the water is hot when it is supposed to be then it is hooked up the right way . If not then swap them around 

  • 1 month ago

    Not from that photo.

    They could probably tell by actually looking.

  • garry
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    are you a butcher , wheres the shut shut off taps , they should be colored with a  red or blue dot , not piped straight in you idiot . shut of the main water and the water heating unit and plumb it properly .

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  • 1 month ago

    Perhaps you should get someone with photographic experience to tell you how to take a decent photograph first.

  • 1 month ago

    Have you TOUCHED either one?  A hot valve will most likely be warmer to the touch. You can run some water through one or both and the hot will be, um, hotter. 

    Once you find out, then MARK the hot valve yourself with paint, or a red ribbon on it, or something so you know for the next time. 

  • 1 month ago

    It may be the picture or indeed my eyesight but to me the top hose looks blue, in which case it is intended to be cold.

  • 1 month ago

    in North America, the convention is that the hot water is on the left as you look at it from the opening.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It should be marked on the back of the machine which is which (or in the manual)

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    the back of the washer will be marked with an H for hot a C for cold 

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