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How To Repair a Leaky Spigot

A dripping faucet quickly adds up to substantial costs on your water bill. Here's how to repair an outdoor spigot that has a leak due to a faulty stem.

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Materials

  • copper pipe
  • replacement stem
  • tinning flux
  • solder

Tools

  • propane torch
  • sandpaper
  • safety glasses
  • hacksaw
  • pipe cutter

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