How to Install an Outdoor Faucet

Stop lugging around that hose

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