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Replacing an outside water faucet(hose bib)

Posted by Rich on May 26th, 1998 05:39 PM
In reply to Outside faucets by Henry in MI on May 17th, 1998 09:17 AM [Go to top of thread]

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> Repairing an outside Faucet ANSWER by Handyman on 04/24/2008

You will have to turn water off to the hose bib and go underneath your home and look to see what type it is. Bring two wrenches either channel locks or an adjustable wrench. You may just screw it out with one wrench and use the other wrench as a holdback so you don't twist the pipe off. Take the old one to your local hardware store to match up a new one which will run anywhere from 10.00 to 20.00 dollars. Or it may be a bifferent type where you can just screw it off right outside but make sure you check under the house first cuz other wise you could make a bigger problem.

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