What makes crystals dissolve in liquids?

Answer Water is known as the universal solvent because it is able to dissolve many substances. The key to understanding why these substances dissolve is found in the bonds that hold them together.Chemical... Read More »

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What should you do if you have crystals on the surface of your plaster pool and it's like 80 grit sandpaper and the plaster company says they're salt crystals and need to be sanded off?

Get your water tested and in check. You have too many solids in the water. Start brushing your pool daily as you correct the chemical imbalance. This will help loosen and remove the crystals from y... Read More »

Can you take liquids on airlines?

While each airline has its own rules about what you can take on board one of its flights, the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues strict rules about how much liquid yo... Read More »

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How to Thicken Liquids?

When the liquid component of a dish is a little too thin, a cook may decide to thicken it. Cooks have many different thickening methods from which to choose, and some work better for some dishes th... Read More »