Anti-siphon hose bib is a Federal requirement for all households to ensure safety and to promote clean water distribution. The anti-siphon is a device installed on faucet because of its safety design. It is important that you have one and if it breaks, it is important that you know the basics on how to repair it right away.
Step 1 – Turn Off
Turn off the water supply.
Step 2 – Remove the Screws
Remove the screws that are holding the hose bib.
Step 3 – Remove the Hose Bib
Remove the hose bib from the PCV pipe.
Step 4 – Replace
Replace it with a new one by following the manufacturer’s instruction.
When the winter weather is about to come, you should automatically shut off your anti-siphon valve. In this way, the water will not flood your home. When you experience leakage, check for line breakage; you need to shut down the main water supply at once.
When the water flows from the vent and is unstoppable and there is a pressure on the hose, this means a clogged valve. You need to open up the valve and try to remove the blockage.