How long does it take to charge a 12 volt battery at 6 amps?
A small car battery takes 4 to 5 hours to charge; a mid-sized one takes 5 to 6 hours; and 7 to 10 for large batteries.
What color is the common wire in a light switch?
The common wire in a light switch is typically white. Its purpose is to bring electricity from the bulb back to the source.
Will I save money if I replace my 20 year old boiler?
Absolutely! Older boilers have a tendency to be less efficient. Old boilers are likely to be between 60 and 70% as efficient as a newer model boiler. A new boiler will also help you achieve efficiency ratings of over 90% and help you see a savings of over 30%.
How do I book an appliance repair appointment?
Please use this link to schedule an appointment. You should select the type of appliance you need repaired and enter your contact information. You'll be able to schedule a time that is convenient for you. Your Home Alliance technician will arrive at your doorstep and will bring all necessary parts and tools to repair your appliance.
What are three heat zones?
The Earth consists of three heat zones: the Frigid Zone, Temperate Zone, and Torrid Zone. The latter is closest to the equator line, thus experiencing the highest temperatures out of all three zones. The Temperate Zone contains two more sections on both sides of the Torrid one, possessing a moderate range regarding warmth. Last, we have the Frigid Zone, which, as its name suggests, refers to two cooler areas situated over the North and South poles, respectively. This particular sector experiences much lower temperatures than others. So low that sunlight disappears entirely for half a year!
What type of anti-scald valve should I get? A thermostatic mixing valve or a pressure-balance valve?
It depends on your preference and budget. Below are some pros and cons of each valve: Thermostatic mixing valve Pros: A maximum output temperature is set on the valve, so if you want your hot shower to be exactly 100 degrees every time, it has that temperature memory and will not go any higher than 100 degrees. Water conservation is easy because you can change the flow volume without affecting the temperature. This also means there is increase energy-efficiency. Your water heater can be set to 140 degrees, but you can still have absolute control over your shower. Cons: They are more expensive and can only protect one fixture Pressure-balance valve: Pros: They can have a lower initial cost, they provide scald protection, and they provide moderate comfort. Cons: They have no temperature memory, you have to fiddle with knobs to achieve your desired temperature, and they have no additional scald protection.
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