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A Warning about Hoses with Aluminum Fittings

By silvercbx
June 1, 2016

Aluminum hose fittings can fuse to your brass hose bibs! Read this important information to protect your faucets and avoid costly damage.

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Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
Charter ATP Member Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids Region: California Plant Identifier
May 31, 2016 7:02 PM CST
I just went out and looked at my splitter and sure enough, the short hoses I have connected to it are aluminum, and starting to corrode. Luckily, I have plenty of Teflon tape.
Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
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May 31, 2016 7:09 PM CST
Thanks for the warning!

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