Faucet Repair And Replacement

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Installing a cold-weather hose faucet with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fNTeCMbLCI&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE&index=26

How to Install an Outdoor Faucet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6IRlriC1_k&index=124&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Replace an Old Faucet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgnpmnY7Dok&index=168&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Fix a Noisy Faucet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jSd_G-rRXg&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=16

Tools for Replacing an Outdoor Faucet with a Frost-Proof Sillcock:
– tubing cutter
– plastic bucket, used to catch drips
– drill/driver fitted with masonry bit
– propane torch
– adjustable wrench

Shopping List for Replacing an Outdoor Faucet with a Frost-Proof:
– frost-proof sillcock
– minimal-expanding foam insulation
– masonry screws
– copper pipe and assorted fittings
– lead-free solder and flux
– emery cloth
– teflon tape

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