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Is there a way to connect a water tap to this Y hose splitter?

I have this Y splitter so I can connect two hoses Is there a way to connect (quick connect if possible) a spigot to they Y ? I would like to add it where the pressure meter was connected the valve you ...
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Okay to use cold water drain valve on tankless gas water heater as a spigot?

I need to use a pressure washer outside my house, but there's no spigot nearby. I do have my tankless gas water heater nearby though, which has drain valves (both hot and cold). When I opened up the ...
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Cap copper pipe outside

I tried to remove my garden hose from the spigot on the side of my house and the whole tap came off the copper pipe it was attached to. I had to turn off the water at the mains and cannot turn it back ...
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Outdoor Water Spigot Will Not Turn

I'm having an annoying issue with an outside water spigot. I was watering the yard the other day and kinked the hose so I could put on an attachment. Finished watering and when I went to turn off ...
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Garden Hose Fit Issue [duplicate]

Just moved into a new home and cant find the right garden hose + adapter combination to connect to my water spigot. I seem to have a very similar issue as to the question posed in: Can't find a ...
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Is flow direction through fittings important when fitting PVC or ABS pipe?

I am replacing the rusted out plumbing (drain, p trap, tee, trap adapters, 45 degree elbow) under my kitchen sink with ABS, but I notice that some fittings offer a choice of hub or spigot connections. ...
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How can I connect a garden hose to a kitchen sink?

We were gifted a baby pool so that our baby can play outside on our patio. However, we don't have an outdoor spigot that we can use to connect a hose to. The patio is right off the kitchen and near ...
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Do I build my own garden-hose manifold? [closed]

It is spring time, and the manifold I used last year is, once again, irreparably broken. Judging by feedback on Amazon, none of them survive winter -- even if drained dry before the first frost. I'm ...
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How can I repair rotten siding around my hose spigot?

I was getting ready to repaint a siding board with peeling paint, when I realized there was quite a bit of rotten wood around the hose spigot that goes through the plank. Below are some pictures from ...
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FHT x MHT bibb with screw mounts [closed]

I am running a hose under a deck which has a wooden "fence" covering the "crawl space". I'd like to have a spigot on the side of the deck where the hose come out. Do they make ...
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Holes designed in water spigot?

https://youtu.be/mhYfr3y6Jkw See the video above for what I'm referencing. I noticed water shooting out from my spigot today (never seen this happen before). Upon closer inspection it looks like it ...
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Trying to replace the stuff behind a bathroom knob, nothing was as expected from how-to's. Here's what we pulled out. What do we replace it with?

We had a great deal of trouble with what seems to have been a stripped screw, eventually we were able to pull out the mechanism with pliers. Here is what we pulled out. It is unlike anything expected ...
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Replacement valve?

This is a valve inside that controls the flow of water to my outdoor spigot (which has its own valve). It's leaking. I was able to temporarily fix the leak by repacking the nut but that's a temporary ...
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How to unscrew this spigot?

(From my earlier posts, you may have learned that I had several different bibs cause several different floods in different parts of my house. Each instance posed its own unique challenges. This is a ...
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What happened with my spigot and how to fix it?

I went to shut off my hose and this happened. (Fortunately, the water got shut off.) To what degree is this spigot busted and what is the general course of action now? Edit following comments. After ...
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Is it worth repairing this spigot?

The hose spigot on my house leaks from the handle end, as you can see here: When I took it apart, the lower washer looked intact: However, I could not disassemble it any further to inspect the upper ...
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Can anyone help identify this spigot?

The valve stem is broken off. I would like to find a replacement valve stem because removing the entire faucet is impossible without replumbing.
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A sillcock with integrated manifold

Like many, we have an exterior spigot with "garden hose" threads on it. Like many, we find a single spigot not enough and attach a manifold to it. Unfortunately, those manifolds -- be they made of ...
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What is this tank?

There was a spigot that was randomly in our yard when we first moved in a couple months ago. Now that the weather is somewhat warmer, I decided to finally dig it up and find the source of water. While ...
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garden spigot adaptor

My house is ~20yrs old. We're on well-water, so the outdoor water is pretty skanky (sulphur, iron, iron-eating bacteria). Last October, in trying to disconnect the hose from the spigot, I ended up ...
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Help identify 12” spigot internals replacement

I need to identify the spigot so I can replace the internal stem system. Previous home owner did not make it easy to remove the spigot all together so I’m looking to replace the internal parts only. ...
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help with replacing outside hose spigot

I am replacing my outside hose spigot. is it necessary to shut off the valve at the street side? or can i just closed the inside main valve in my home
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Where to install an atmosphereic vacuum breaker for my fire pit spigot

I installed an underground water supply to a hose spigot near my fire pit on my property, and I'm trying to determine where to install the vacuum breaker. I understand it needs to be installed at the ...
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Valve for outdoor spigot cannot identify

I cannot identify this Valve for an outdoor spigot I have the house was built in 1956 brick in and out so replacing entire spigot a real chore looking for valve replacement Any help would be ...
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Can I run a water line behind a stack vent?

I am attempting to move a hose bibb/spigot 10 feet horizontally (from in front of my driveway gate to behind it). The water line comes up from the foundation through a brick exterior wall. My plan was ...
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How to replace an anti-siphon spigot without access to the back end?

I left a hose attached to my spigot during the first freeze. Nothing happened at the time, but just a few days ago someone went to use the spigot and the water didn't come out - well it did, but it ...
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Installing Spigot Upside Down and Close to Ground

I live in a trailer and am debating attempting to put a hose outside/on the side. A few considerations: I have no plumbing experience It gets -40 where I live in the Winter I have read great things ...
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No hot water after teeing to outside spigot

I recently saw an outside cold and hot water spigot on This Old House. After checking out prices, I decided I'd make my own redneck warm water spigot by bringing a hot water line close to the outlet ...
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Hose bib manufacturer

Can anyone please identify the manufacturer of this hose bib so I can get the correct vacuum breaker. Thanks.
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Broke outdoor spigot from its pipe, discovered pipe is PVC instead of metal. How to repair this?

This spigot comes out of my walkout basement wall outside (with plastic sidings). It had this stupid anti-siphoning attachment that restricted water flow, so I tried to twist that off and broke the ...
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Issues installing water spigot

I been trying to install an exterior water spigot for the past few hours. I bought a new 1/2 inch frost proof lawn faucet from arrowhead brass and plumbing llc and the salesperson recommended that I ...
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Best way to replace outdoor spigot

I have to replace a 50 year old backyard bib and I don't know if it screws out or if the faucet was originally soldered on the the 1/2 " tube. What is the best way to approach this? Below is a ...
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Can you identify the spigot attached to this water heater?

I have a corrosion problem on my new indirect fired water heater. HTP technical support, the company that makes the heater, wants to know the alloy of the spigots attached to the hot water inlet and ...
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