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  1. Plumbing
    We have a leak from the vacuum breaker, which is so old the set screw is broken off and rusted. I planned on just replacing the hose bibb. But the 3/4" is too loose and the 1" is too big. There are no 7/8" hose bibbs that I can find. Short of having a plumber come over and replace the pipe, any...
  2. Plumbing
    Hi Everyone, I need some advice on dealing with two problem hose bib valves. Valve 1: This is the one pictured with a handle. It is allowing water to pass. Other than that it does not leak. I replaced the washer but it still runs (about 15% flow when closed). Is just replacing the stem a...
  3. Plumbing
    I currently run a four-way hose splitter to run water throughout the areas that I need it. It seems that once a year, I come home to that splitter, regardless if I bought the "heavy-duty" one, having blasted off of the hose bib and water has been running into the yard for hours. I know, turn...
  4. Plumbing
    1. What is the best/correct method for connecting my anti frost hose bib to ProPex Upinor(Wirsbo) Expansion piping. A brass female connector like this? http://www.pexsupply.com/Wirsbo-Uponor-LF4575050-ProPEX-LF-Brass-Female-Threaded-Adapter-1-2-PEX-x-1-2-NPT 2. Are there direct to ProPex...
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