How to Install a Frost-Proof Outdoor Faucet

This inexpensive faucet can save thousands in water damage—and prevent water contamination

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Corded drill
  • Pipe wrench
  • Tube cutter

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Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Pipe tape
  • Lead-free solder
  • Flux
  • Copper pipe
  • Copper fittings
  • Anti-siphon sill cock
  • Dielectric fitting (optional)
  • Shutoff
  • Silicone caulk
  • Pipe hangers