What advantage is there to adding salt to cooking water?

Answer The advantage of adding salt to cooking water is mostly to heighten the flavor of the food being cooked, but salt also affects the appearance and texture of some foods. Adding salt to cooking water... Read More »

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Does adding salt to water lower its freezing point?

Dissolving any compound, including salt, in water will slightly lower its freezing point. That is why scattering salt on snow and ice will dissolve it. This is also why the oceans, except in the mo... Read More »

Can you make your own saltwater by just adding salt into your pool and if so how much salt and what type of salt should you use?

Answer No you will not have a salt water pool. yes you will have salt water but the actual electronic plates found in a genrator converts the salt in the water to chlorine to sanitize the pool wate... Read More »

What are the major benefits of salt water pools over chlorinated ones if you suffer from psoriasis and research suggests that it would be better to have a salt water pool?

Answer For one reason, saltwater pools use a special salt to keep your pool clean without the irritating burn of chlorinated pool water that you accidentally get in your eyes sometimes. Another rea... Read More »

Does ice melt by adding salt?

Salt will not automatically cause ice to melt. Instead, it lowers the freezing point, the temperature at which water turns to ice. Water’s freezing point is 32 degrees Fahrenheit; the addition of... Read More »