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Why refer to the closing diriction of a valve? Why not just hot or cold to refer to valve stems? (This is what happens when you are raised on scorched air!)


  • MikeLMikeL Member Posts: 136
  • MikeLMikeL Member Posts: 136
    faucet primer

    Most domestic hot water valves / stems open counter clockwise and close clockwise. Domestic cold water valves / stems open counter clockwise when there is a round or cross handle; a lever ( or wing) handle should open clockwise..........
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