If you happen to be an EcoGeek in the southeast U.S., a lot of your environmental concern has got to be focused on water conservation right now. And while we’ve just finished a tour of the southeast, and a preparing a list of high- and low-tech water saving strategies…we’d like to share a tip for leak prevention in outdoor faucets.
Often these projects don’t get done because plumbers have to charge a bundle just to drive to your house, and homeowners are afraid to touch any plumbing with a wrench, lest their home explode.
Well, above is an excellent and simple guide to stopping a leaky outdoor faucet. EcoGeeks might not have all the skills of a plumber, but I like to think we can do this on our own.