Plumbing is one of those household aspects, along with cleaning the gutters, that gets the ‘’out of sight, out of mind’’ treatment. But like most things, if neglected and not properly maintained, things can turn sour for everybody involved.
One thing that all serious homeowners should pay attention to is the hose bibb. A hose bibb (also called an exterior faucet or a wall hydrant) is a threaded faucet usually located on the exterior wall of the residence. Amongst the reasons why you should pay attention to the hose bibb, especially since there are only a few months left until winter kicks in, is because a damaged bibb can leak, overburdening your water bill. Here is all you need to know about hose bibbs. Continue reading