Monday, September 29, 2014

How to Replace Leaking Patio Water Pipe - Part 3 of 3 - Water Bibs Re-Assembly

By Gary Boutin
Fig.1 Placing Teflon 
tape on adapter

Supplies and Tools:
Anchors plastic clear
Channel locks pliers
Metal nipple - rusted 
Measuring tape  
Pipe Teflon 
Pipe wrench
Plastic clamp
Straight pipe wrench, cast iron, 48 inch
Teflon tape 

Schedule 40 PVC Parts Lists:
Cristy's Red Hot Blue glue (adhesive)
Slip x slip socket aps (1)
Slip x slip socket 90° Elbows (5)
Slip x MPT Socket Male Adapter 3/4 inch (2)
Pipe 3/4 inch x 10 feet (2)
      2-inch (1), 4-inch (2), 4-foot (1), 10-foot (1)
Ratcheting PVC Cutter
Slip x Slip Coupling 1/2 inch (1)
Tee (1)

This post shows eleven steps on how to re assemble both water bibs.

Step 1: Fig.1 above shows the Teflon tape being placed on the adapter. This was used on all threaded parts. Next, the socket male adapter is inserted into a Tee rusted pipe.
Teflon tape

Step 2: Fig.2 shows once the male adapter was placed the other pieces of the manifold were placed together.
Fig.2 Rusted 90° elbows attached
Step 3: Fig.3 shows placing the metal nipple back on and inserting the 90° Elbow. Next the twin water manifold ready for the water bibs.
Fig.3 90° elbow
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the brass water bibs being installed back into the manifold.
Fig.4 Brass water bibs
 Step 5: Fig.5 shows the right side with the water bib.
Fig.5 Water bib installed
Step 6: Fig.6 shows the left side water bib being placed and ready for installation.
Fig.6 Water bib
Step 7: Fig.7 shows plastic clamp placed on the nipple to hold the manifold to the wall.
Fig.7 Wall clamp
Step 8: Fig.8 and fig.9 shows pre-drilled holes for metal screws with pipe clamps were used to hold the Tee valve close to the wall.
Fig.8 Wall clamp
Fig.9 Top view of clamp
Step 9: Fig.10 shows the PVC pipe is ready for the new twin water bib manifold.
Fig.10 Upright pipe for the manifold
 Step 10: Fig.11 shows the completed twin water bib manifold ready to use.
Fig.11 Manifold finished
Step 11: Fig.12 shows the water pipe has been removed and the water is no longer leaking by the patio gate. Mission accomplished.
Fig.12 Job finished

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