Tag Archives: Leaky Hose Spigot

How to prepare your home for colder temperatures

Prepare your home for cold temperatures There is cold weather coming and there’s no way of stopping it. In fact we’ve already  hit lows in the 30’s and its only the middle of September. You can curse and grumble all … Continue reading

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How to prevent an outside faucet from freezing

Frozen pipes in winter aren’t anything new to plumbers in Minnesota. We see this issue every fall. If you have an ice rink forming beneath your hose spigot you’re going to want to get it looked at. However, the ice … Continue reading

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How to get your home ready for winter

1. PREVENT FROZEN PIPES. THE COPPER PIPING THAT GOES TO YOUR OUTSIDE HOSE SPIGOT CAN FREEZE AND BURST IN THE WINTER IF IT HAS WATER STILL PRESENT INSIDE OF IT. YOU NEED TO DRAIN THE WATER OUT OF THE LINE … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with Backflow Preventers for Outside Faucets?

  Back Flow preventers that are commonly seen on outdoor spigots So what is that thing that is at the end of your hose spigot that’s leaking water all over? Back Flow preventers are devices that are often times added on to … Continue reading

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Leaky dripping hose spigots and frost free faucets

Every spring we get inundated with requests to repair lawn faucets (also known as hose bibbs, hose spigots, or sillcocks). There are a multitude of issues that occur with these valves. The most common issue is that the valve won’t … Continue reading

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