Worrying about outdoor spigots freezing every winter is something that most homeowners can relate to. But this doesn’t have to be such a perennial problem.
If you have a standard spigot, there are simple winterizing steps you can take that make it unlikely you’ll have a problem with freezing. You can also go a step further and replace a standard faucet with a frost-proof faucet.
What Is a Frost-Proof Faucet?
A frost-proof (also called “freezeproof” or “frost-free”) faucet provides better protection against freezing and eliminates the need to winterize the faucet—other than removing the hose.
Keep reading for two ways to prevent your outdoor spigots from freezing during the wintertime.
Source: The Spruce