DIY Network

How to Insulate an Outdoor Water Heater

These steps demonstrate how to separate and insulate an outdoor water heater and its pipes in order to prevent a bulge in the adjacent ...

DIY Network/Topics /

Outdoor Plumbing

Top 14 Outdoor Plumbing Projects

  1. 1. Let Nature in With an Outdoor Shower

    Outdoor showers are fast becoming a refreshing addition to the everyday home bathroom. DIY Network offers tips on creating the perfect ...

  2. 2. How to Install a Frost-Free Sillcock

    Use these step-by-step instructions to install an outdoor frost-free sillcock -- and avoid frozen and burst pipes.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. Exterior Faucets and Plumbing (00:24)

    Get ready for winter weather by turning off your outside water spigots.

  4. 4. How to Install a Hot Tub and Rain Shower

    Ed Del Grande gives step-by-step instructions on how to install a cool-off shower and automatic hot tub filler.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. Plumbing Trouble (20:01)

    Amy helps with a paint job, a termite problem and plumbing issues.

  6. 6. How to Install an Outdoor Shower

    Ed Del Grande from Ed the Plumber, demonstrates how to install an outdoor shower complete with a solar water heater.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. Winter Spigot Maintenance (00:01:59)

    How to deal with exterior water hose spigot connections during the winter.

  8. 8. How To Build a Shower Outdoors

    An outdoor shower is added in a space between the house and an existing fence.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 9. How To Install an Outdoor Water Source

    Follow these steps to produce an outdoor water source to dispense water around the yard.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. How to Build an Outdoor Shower

    This outdoor shower is tiled with easy-to-install river rock mesh squares, giving it an elaborate look in a fraction of the time.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Sheltering Exterior Pipes (00:02:01)

    Watch this piece to learn how to keep exterior pipes from freezing.

  12. 12. Structural Integrity (02:03)

    Before you raise a crowbar, consider these "support" tips of demolition.

  13. 13. Entryway Dreams (00:20:00)

    Nicole Curtis completes the entryway restoration of the Minnehaha House.

Advertisement