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How can I remove a horizontal connection to a tee fitting without removing the vertical piping? [closed]

I have tried to let the threads soak in penetrating oil and then tried to use a crescent wrench, but it wont budge. Given the area its located in, I cannot use a propane torch. What are my options ...
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Anti-siphon spigot dripping from unique downward-facing port

Dripping anti-siphon spigot with unique design Hi all - I recently bought a house and noticed a slow drip coming from the spigot in the back yard. The spigot appears to be a discontinued Arrowhead ...
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How to replace this spigot washer?

This is the stem from an outdoor spigot. The washer has failed. The "screw", if it is a screw, holding the washer is perfectly smooth and round. No provision for any screwdriver. Have you ...
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Risk of not capping old hose spigot

I have this old spigot sticking up out of the ground. There is a newer working one that’s on the side of the house. I’d like to remove this one. I believe the pipe runs away from the slab that you can ...
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Replace front half of sillcock

I have this sillcock: Recently I turned it on and noticed it was spraying water from what seemed like a pinhole in the valve. I was able to unscrew the front of the valve and it seems like the front ...
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How to replace head of spigot without replacing stem?

I have a leaking outside spigot that has the pipe stem embedded ln a stone wall, with no access to the back. However, there is enough pipe protruding from the wall to cut the copper pipe just behind ...
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Who is the manufacturer of this old sillcock?

I am looking for a replacement for the item pictured but everywhere I go they ask for a part or model number. When I explain it came with the house 30-50 years ago they say they can't help. Does ...
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Pipe under outdoor faucet leaking. Any ideas?

my outdoor faucet seems to be leaking. My gf wrapped it up with tape to try to reduce the flow (bless her) I don't know what pipe or piece seems to be connected under the actual spigot. Does anyone ...
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Need advice for what to do with this gap in mounting block

This summer, I noticed that there were a lot of wasp near the mounting block and spigot coming out of the siding of my home, which suggested to me that there was probably a wasp nest behind there. Now ...
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What is this leaking pipe?

I have this soldered looking pipe protruding from the foundation of my house that continues to leak water. What could this be possibly?
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What is the brand of outdoor spigot?

I need to identify the brand of this spigot in order to replace the vacuum breaker. The spigot is about 30 yrs old. Thank you.
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Where can I find a replacement tub diverter spigot for an old unit (with photos)

I have an old style tub spigot that when you push the spigot to make the water come out the shower instead of going into the tub, 3/4 of the water goes to the shower head and the rest goes down the ...
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Remove leaky backflow preventer

I have a leaky backflow preventer I'm trying to remove. It's been on for most of 10 years, and we've got pretty hard water. I've drilled out the set screw: I have some channel locks that I can use to ...
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How to stop this leaking spigot?

This spigot leaks only when running, from the handle spindle. I have never worked on one like this, but I assume the handle needs to be removed with the front screw, then the packing nut needs to be ...
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What are the open/close positions of this shutoff valve for my fridge water?

We threw out our fridge and got a lovely new fridge which has water! and ice! The screw connector water hose was the usual type and hooked-up fine. The small spigot in the wall looks like this: ...
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Replace exterior wooden spigot cover on siding

I have a spigot on the side of my house that leaked before I bought the house. I ordered a new "vacuum breaker float" to fix the leak. However the 6"x6" wooden panel on the side of ...
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What type of threads are on my spigot? [duplicate]

My home had these self draining spigots. However last year I added a concrete patio which forced me to remove the head. now it has some propriety thread and I cant put a normal 90 on it to put a ...
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How can I cap a broken spigot standpipe?

I have a water spigot that is connected to a private well. The PVC pipe about 1 foot into the ground cracked. Can I cement it in to use my other hose? Basically I had the hose connected to the water ...
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Why would a bathroom faucet bib (spigot) have a tap? [closed]

My house was built in the 1950s. I was redoing my bathroom, and I noticed there was a pipe coming out of my pipe. Someone tapped onto the 1/2 inch cold-water faucet bib. What could be the reason for ...
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Outdoor Spigot Replacement can't unscrew stem, just spins

Trying to replace an outdoor spigot, that connects underneath kitchen sink. I have a pipe wrench on what I think is the attaching pipe, but the spigot just spins and spins and doesn't come loose? ...
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Name for spigot mount

What is theme of the rectangular plastic plate? I ask so that I can search for the item online an purchase more pieces. The plate serves to brace the spigot and more importantly the pipe. The ...
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Outdoor spigot broken pipe on my backyard. Can I just add a cap on the broken pipe?

I have a broken pipe on my backyard. It connects to spigot. Just recently bought a house, and the house is old; it was built around 1970s. The outdoor spigot always dripped water even when it was ...
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1979 Outdoor Faucet - looking for part

When I turn on my outdoor faucet, water sprays out of the handle. I try to take off the screw so that I can replace the rubber washer, but its really rusty and stuck. It was installed in 1979. Anyway ...
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How can I fix a frost-free spigot that's leaking out of the handle/rod?

I have frost-free spigot that developed a leak this summer that comes from the handle only when the water is on. After trying to fix the problem then turning on the spigot without a handle, it ...
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How can I protect a protruding spigot pipe from impact damage?

The photo shows a vulnerable PVC pipe emanating from a wall in Florida. Is there a mechanism to protect it? Box or other some other clever means? The concern is that the PVC will snap and it would ...
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Fixing leaking outdoor spigots in 1950s home

We moved to a house with "older"/original spigots which we want to replace since they are leaky, old and not very useable (probably not up to code either) - assumption is that they are ...
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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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