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Quick Connect Fitting Not Compatible with Hose Bib?

Your hose bib has a backflow preventer attached to it. It is required by code in some areas. If not required, they are still a good idea. The quick-connect that you have has a shut-off feature (the ...
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Quick Connect Fitting Not Compatible with Hose Bib?

The white pin is part of a vacuum breaker. This prevents water flowing from the hose back into your house pipes. If a vacuum breaker is mandated by local law or if there is a good reason you need one ...
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How to fix this broken irrigation pipe system?

You have two types of connections. The red and the blue above it are screw on compression type The others are just push in type. For the screw type unscrew and pull out. For the others, if you apply ...
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What is this valve coming out of the ground?

Welcome to home ownership! We can't say for certain what this valve might control but we can give suggestions as to how you might find out for yourself. You're wise to figure out now, while there's no ...
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How to connect to my pump to water lawn

It would be a good idea to test your well pressure and flow so you know what you're working with. But when your water supply is too high-pressure, you should use a Pressure-Reducing Valve (PRV). These ...
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Irrigation installation in the yard

Six feet, or any distance, is not necessarily "too far" for a sprinkler. It depends on the sprinkler's throw. Usually sprinklers are designed to overlap significantly. A rule of thumb I ...
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