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A hose bib (or bibb) is a threaded faucet also known as a wall hydrant. The simplest example would be the standard exterior faucet of a residence. They typically can be found with a single valve stem directly before the spout. In colder climates, exterior hose bibs should be installed in-line with an interior wall so that they can be recessed within the wall to provide protection from freezing.

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How do you measure home water pressure?

Home depot or hardware stores have a gauge you can install on your hose-bib, then you open the hose-bib and the gage shows your the pressure at that hose-bib.

How do you change a hose bib in the garden?

By isolating the valve then remove it and replace it

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Will a quarter inch pipe stepped up to half inch pipe result in a lower pressure for an outside hose bib or do I need to keep all at a half inch to add the hose bib?

i believe the pressure does not change but the volume of water you will be able to use will be less

Where do you fined the house bib to check water pressure?

Usually the bib nearest inlet like front garden hose bib will give you a good read before it is reduced by any other valves etc. or spit off into a series of different pipes.

Is there a pump that will convert the garden hose attachment to a recycled water supply from the pool?

From the question I'm not sure if you mean the hose bib that is attached to most pool plumbing for draining. If so that hose bib will discharge water only while the pool's pump is running. The water comming out would not be potable, and not very good for plants. I can't think what else it would be good for.

How do you add coolant to a 2001 Chevy Lumina?

If starting from empty pull the top radiator hose off the engine and fill the radiator until coolant starts to flow from the engine hose bib. replace and tighten hose. Fill the overflow tank with coolant. Locate the vent on the coolant hose bib (brass fitting), start the engine and allow coolant flow to purge the air from the system. When coolant flows steadily close the vent. Re-top up the overflow tank.

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What is the name for the bib on a golf shoe?

A bib

What does bib mean?

.bib is a file extension

How do you say bib in spanish?

Babero means bib

What is the superlative of bib?

"Bib" is a noun and, as such, does not have a superlative form.

What is green with a B on it?

baby bobs bib( the bib has a b on it 4 bob) right after he threw up (on his bib)

How can a bib tap supplying water for a garden hose be protected against back-siphon age?

You can buy a hosebib vaccuum breaker that screws right on to the hosebib:-)

What are some words that have the root bib?

Bibliography, Bible, Bib,

Where does the apostrophe go in babys bib?

It should be baby's bib.

What is the standard size European hose bib?

3/4" BSPP (British Standard Pipe Parrallel). These fit together without binding, and must use a washer to seal.

What is a bib in the fish world?

A bib is another name for a pouting or pout whiting.

Where do you get a bib on yoville?

Well there isin't a bib on yoville but there is a crib a (baby crib)

Does bib have a short I vowel sound?

Yes. The I in bib has a short I sound, as in bit and crib.

What does the root word bib mean?

the root word bib i think means bible

How do you know if your house is high or low water pressure?

I Guess the easiest way would to buy a gauge place it on a hose bib connection and then read what the gauge pressure is

How do you bypass the heater core for a 1994 grand am?

Follow the heater hoses to the firewall. There should be 2. disconect them from the heater core, then insert a 5/8 hose bib and clamp them together.

Who is the Jewish peoples forefathers?

Abraham Issac and Jacob

Does bib have a short I sound?

Yes. The word "bib" has a short I sound, to rhyme with crib and fib.