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How to Install a Shutoff Valve

These step-by-step instructions show how to install a shutoff valve in a laundry room to prevent a washer from flooding the home.

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Materials

  • hoses
  • wood screws
  • mounting shields and screws
  • automatic shutoff valve
  • PVC pipe
  • PVC adaptors
  • drip pan

Tools

  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • flat-head screwdriver
  • hammer
  • drill
  • masonry bit
  • pencil

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