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How To Install an Outdoor Water Source

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

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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 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
  3. 3. Sheltering Exterior Pipes (00:02:01)

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

  4. 4. Structural Integrity (02:03)

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

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Entryway Dreams (00:20:00)

    Nicole Curtis completes the entryway restoration of the Minnehaha House.

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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 ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. Plumbing Trouble (20:01)

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

  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. 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
  12. 12. Winter Spigot Maintenance (00:01:59)

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

  13. 13. Exterior Faucets and Plumbing (00:24)

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

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