How To Install Exterior Water Faucet?


Apply plumber’s pipe-seal tape to the threads of the new faucet, wrapping the tape two or three times in a clockwise direction (when viewed from the end of the faucet pipe). Insert the faucet pipe through the wall opening from the outside. From inside, thread the end of the faucet‘s pipe into the fitting on the water supply pipe.

How to Install a Frost-Free Sillcock – Part 2 Installation Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you connect PVC pipe to outside water faucet?

Wrap plumbing tape around the threads of a MPT (Male Pipe Thread) brass or copper faucet and screw on a PVC female adapter to connect the faucet to PVC pipe. Tighten the connection by holding the faucet with slip-lock pliers while you turn the adapter with a wrench. Glue the adapter to PVC pipe with PVC cement.

How do you install a faucet in a house?

Insert the faucet into the 1⅜-inch-diameter hole and press it tightly to the house. 8. Fasten the faucet by driving two 2-inch-long weather-resistant screws through the flange and into the house. 9. Remove any excess plumber's putty that squeezes out from behind the flange.

How to install a frost proof outdoor faucet?

Start from the old pipe end and work toward the new sill cock. It's easier to solder copper fittings to copper pipe and then screw them into hard-to-sweat parts like the ball valve and sill cock. Disassemble the dielectric fitting and solder one end to a 6-in. copper pipe. Cool the pipe and reassemble the fitting.

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