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Ask that stupid SOB why he doesn’t require frost proof hose bibbs.
Breh it just doesn’t get that cold around here, last hard freeze we had was the 2013 national championship game. Backflows were spraying everywhere and half the damn town was in pasedena. We turned them off and stuck a card in the door.
 

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Breh it just doesn’t get that cold around here, last hard freeze we had was the 2013 national championship game. Backflows were spraying everywhere and half the damn town was in pasedena. We turned them off and stuck a card in the door.
I realize that. I basically live down the skreet from youz

I was questioning his logic. Requires insulation on pipe but doesn’t require hose Bibb protection.
 

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I realize that. I basically live down the skreet from youz

I was questioning his logic. Requires insulation on pipe but doesn’t require hose Bibb protection.
Ah. Gotcha. He also missed the vaccum breakers on the exterior spigots. I had them on site, but was testing him. He looked right at them but didn’t say anything about. 👀
 

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I realize that. I basically live down the skreet from youz

I was questioning his logic. Requires insulation on pipe but doesn’t require hose Bibb protection.
Insulation stops condensate and energy loss, it does almost nothing to prevent freezing. In fact, insulating the line to a sillcock will make the pipe more likely to freeze as it can't get heat as quickly from inside the home. It loses heat at the sillcock. We have some sillcocks around here that are 100yrs old and have never frozen because the pipe going to them gets so much heat from in the home.
 

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Insulation stops condensate and energy loss, it does almost nothing to prevent freezing. In fact, insulating the line to a sillcock will make the pipe more likely to freeze as it can't get heat as quickly from inside the home. It loses heat at the sillcock. We have some sillcocks around here that are 100yrs old and have never frozen because the pipe going to them gets so much heat from in the home.
Our plumbing code requires crawlspace and attic water piping be insulated. So that’s how the cookie crumbles.
 

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Our plumbing code requires crawlspace and attic water piping be insulated. So that’s how the cookie crumbles.
Good. I like the look of copper as much as the next guy but I think almost all water/heat lines should be insulated.
 
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