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The best situation is to use the type of faucet made specifically for this application where there may be freezing exterior temperatures. The faucet is an assembly that has an almost standard looking external spigot but the valve handle connects to a shaft inside a long pipe on the back end of the assembly that sticks in through the wall. The shaft operates ...
You don't say where you're located. Here in central Texas, that approach isn't uncommon, as long as the feed pipe is insulated within a few feet of the exterior. Up north, what you describe could be a nightmare. I'm interested in the other responses you get. As a betting man, I would guess an insulated pipe that dives underground X feet from the exterior.
There should be a mounting nut on the faucet stem which holds the faucet from below (under the counter). You will need to shut off water heater AND the water to the heater, and disconnect the supply pipes. Take the mounting nut off and pull the faucet out. When you look inside you will find something similar to the armature for pop-up drain plugs (I think). ...
There are alternatives to try first before spending more money. See this link... http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-quiet-noisy-water-pipes.html If these methods do not work for you install a water hammer arrester. See... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z0Tb1SdFGk
KY is water soluble, so would be pointless as a lubricant for plumbing fixtures. In a pinch, maybe petroleum jelly would work.
Aerator Assembly (source) They're all pretty standard. You should be able to find one at your local hardware store. Or, buy a faucet aerator assembly on Google.
if the compression nut is tight, then you should not have a leak. dont put teflon on a compression joint face. you can, if desperate pull it apart and coat everything with a good layer of pipe dope and then reassemble. sometimes you may have a little corroded pore that this can fix. might be time to replace the supply line, nut and ferrule. other ...
Do you have a screen, in the tap (faucet) at the end where water comes out into the sink? (or the line that collects hard lime, water deposits?) This can be a problem anytime the water is hard, THUS quite mineralized. Those bits- often the size of sand grains -- can collect and wreak havoc. Clogging of water lines if galvanized via mineral build up before ...
Looks like it's made by Mueller Industries Maybe an older QuarterMaster brass Anti siphon frost free sillcock?
You were not very clear with your question. I am assuming that you are looking for the fitting to which the sprayer head attaches, which then drops over the bracket peg in your first picture. It is called a swivel connector. They are not "generic", they are specific to the manufacturer of your hand-held shower equipment. This one is from Alsons, a very ...
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