Parts Of Your Outdoor Faucet That May Need Replacing
Outdoor faucets tend to be hard-wearing fixtures made mostly of metal. And they need to be, too. Staying outdoors in all conditions from blazing sun to freezing winter nights can be hard on even a tough material. And although outdoor faucets are hard-wearing, they can malfunction or wear out too. Here are some of the outdoor faucet parts that may need replacing in such a scenario. 1. Packing washer A faucet's packing washer provides a compressible surface so that when the interior parts of the faucet close off, water can't sneak through any gaps.