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Required Tools for this Project

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

    • Air compressor
    • Air hose
    • Cordless drill
    • Caulk gun
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Drill bit set
    • Plumbers tape
    • Soldering torch
    • Spade
    • Utility knife
    • Tube cutter

You'll also need a PEX crimping tool

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 3/4-in. copper pipe and fittings
    • 3/4-in. copper T
    • 3/4-in. female adapter
    • 3/4-in. x 1/4-in. reducer
    • 3/4-in. plug
    • 3/4-in. PEX to copper transitions
    • PEX/pipe elbow
    • 3/4-in. PEX T
    • Shutoff valves
    • Sprinkler system valve box
    • Sill cock
    • Backflow preventer
    • Lead-free solder
    • Flux
    • Sandpaper
    • Gravel
    • PVC fence post

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