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Installing a Freeze Proof Sprinkler Water Supply


In this video I show you what’s needed and how to hook up a sprinkler water supply for a cold climate that freezes in the winter. This is the plumbing and all the components that connect the main water supply in a house to the in-ground sprinkler box that directs the water to each sprinkler zone. This includes a water shut-off, pressure vacuum breaker/backflow preventer, valves, air blow-out locations, and sprinkler manifold and valves.


Below is a list of tools/supplies from the video and a couple additional tools that I really like, as well as video/audio gear I use to make these videos. All of these links are generated by Amazon and provide me with a small percentage/kickback should you use them to purchase any of the items I use. Thanks for supporting me and this channel!

You should be able to find all of these pieces at your local hardware/home improvement store. Here’s some amazon links for the bigger components if you prefer to get those online:

PEX Pipe Crimping Tool Kit:
PEX Crimp Ring Removal Tool:
Tubing cutter:
Hole saw kit:
Pipe wrench 14″:
3-Valve Manifold with Poly Pipe fittings:
Backflow preventer/Pressure Vacuum Breaker:
Rain Bird Sprinkler Controller, 4-Zone:
Rain Bird Sprinkler Controller, 6-Zone:
Rain Bird Sprinkler Controller, 9-Zone:
Wifi Sprinkler Controller (the one I have at my house):
Lever-lock wire connector (optional):

My favorite pencil:
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0.7mm –
0.9mm –

🎥 FILMMAKING GEAR (affiliate):
Lumix GH5 Camera with 12-60mm lens:
128GB SD Card UHS-I:
Rode Wireless GO:
Rode VideoMicPro:
3.5mm TRS stereo breakout cable:
Cold Shoe Extension Bar:
Blue Spark Desk Microphone:
Desktop microphone stand:

🎼 The music I use in all my videos comes from Epidemic Sounds:

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