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When did homes in the United States first have running hot water?

Question #148271. Asked by Joepetz.
Last updated Jan 29 2021.
Originally posted Jan 28 2021 11:20 PM.

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Answer has 9 votes.

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Some time in the 1870's
"At the same time water heating was developing to the point where hot piped water
became common. In the 1870s coils to heat water were added to the back of coal-burning
cooking stoves. The advent of gas utility services in large cities in the 1890s and 1900s led to
automatic water heaters and plumbed hot water."

(page 190 (page 2) of the abstract)

Jan 29 2021, 7:21 AM
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