just follow these steps:
- CLOSE Valve Inside
- REMOVE Garden Hose
- OPEN Hose Bibb (Leave Open)
DRAIN Vacuum Breaker (location and operation vary with Mfgr.)
- does the spigot have a little cap behind the valve, on top of the pipe?
- if yes, no need to drain!
- if no, keep reading!
- does the spigot have a threaded on valve?
see the video below for help!
and finally, OPEN the bleed orifice at the inside valve (back inside your house – if you do this early, you’ll make a puddle in your house, so make sure to save this step for last!)
don’t forget to reverse the process in the springtime!