Do frost proof Sillcock have an anti siphoning device?
Freeze-Proof Strategy The frost-proof feature works by shutting off water flow back at the stem bottom (inside a heated space). The anti-siphon feature is built into the water spigot.
Is anti-siphon same as frost free?
Bonus: An Anti-Siphon Assurance While the anti-siphon feature is not directly related to preventing the sillcock from freezing and breaking, it is a beneficial year-round preventive measure against contamination of a home’s water supply.
Do I need an anti-siphon spigot?
Plumbing codes require anti-siphon valves on irrigation systems and outdoor faucets to protect municipal drinking water. When installed on an outdoor faucet, the valve also allows residual water in the faucet to drain, which prevents faucet and pipe damage from frozen water in winter.
Is there a repair kit for a frost proof sillcock?
Prier Sillcock Stem Repair Kit, This kit will replace all lengths of stem for Prier Frost-proof Sillcocks. The kit comes with Brass repair ends that fit into a a Copper Tube and 15 inches of Copper Tube with a mini tubing cutter. Cut the tubing to match your old stem, Then solder the ends onto the tube.
Is there an anti siphon valve in a Woodford sillcock?
Even though the white plastic anti siphon cap threads will fit into some other brands of sillcocks (such as Woodford) the Mansfield#500 anti siphon valve will NOT work in the Woodford Model #17 – we tried it and found that it simply leaked like mad.
Do you need frost proof sillcock outdoor faucet?
If your outdoor faucet looks like our second photo at above, and if needs repair, it is NOT a frost-proof anti-siphon valve, it’s a traditional compression valve faucet or spigot. You want to see the leak repairs starting Why do we Want an Anti-Siphon Faucet? How might we get backflow from a garden hose into the building piping? Easy.
What’s the best way to replace a sillcock?
Cut the tubing to match your old stem, Then solder the ends onto the tube. Sillcock Replacement Handle 1/4 Square Broach with 1 inch Extension. Sillcock Replacement Handle Screw Brass Combo Head For P1-21-204 Handle. Sillcock Replacement Handle 5/16 Square Broach with 3/4 inch Extension.