|Fig.1 Channel Locks|
Supplies and Tools:
Gunk Liquid Penetrating Spray
Straight Pipe Wrench
Liquid Wrench Spray Can
Tyler Zowat lives in Perris, California. He had a new patio installed late last summer and he wanted to install a little privacy fence but his back yard plumbing was dripping water all over his new patio tiles. He purchased all his the plumbing parts from The Home Depot.
This post shows seventeen steps on how to move a rusted leaking galvanized twin water bibs away from the front door of Tyler's new patio area.
Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows the channel locks that will be used to take apart the old metal pipe system. Below fig.8 shows the crescent wrench - 8 inch that will be used to remove the water bibs from the water pipe.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the house water ball valve is turned on, the valve needs to be horizontal to turn off the water to the entire house and the backyard water pipes.
|Fig.2 Water |
main ball valve
|Fig.3 Leaking water bib|
|Fig.4 Old water bib system|
|Fig.5 Loose |
Step 6: Fig.6 shows the galvanized bolt, washer, nut and metal clamp used to hold the water pipe.
|Fig.6 Clamp removed|
|Fig.7 Removal of |
water bib right side
|Fig.8 Crescent wrench 8 inch|
Step 9: Fig.9 shows the Crescent Wrench removing the good brass water bib.
|Fig.10 Hose bibs removed|
|Fig.11 Disassembly of right side|
|Fig.12 Removal of left side|
|Fig.13 Only rusted tee left|
|Fig.14 Removal of rusted tee|
|Fig.15 Aging galvanized|
|Fig.16 Gunk Liquid Wrench|
|Fig.17 The disassemble is finished|
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