Project Highlights

Project Highlights: Welcome to the Woods V1+ Retrofit in Minnesota

Melissa of Welcome to the Woods installed a Stainless Aquor Water Systems V1+ in Avon, Minnesota, while pregnant!

She easily swapped out the existing spigot for a clean Aquor retrofit.

 

 

 

Time for an outdoor faucet upgrade!

Time for an outdoor faucet upgrade!

 

Prepping to remove the old hose bib by removing caulking.

Prepping to take out the old hose bib by removing caulking.

 

The relevant plumbing is located behind this vent!

The relevant plumbing is located behind this vent!

 

There's the waterline.

There’s the waterline.

 

Always remember to turn off the water before removing the old spigot.

Always remember to turn off the water before removing the old spigot.

 

Drain out any excess water.

Draining out excess water.

 

Loosen the connection between the old hose bib and plumbing.

Loosening the connection between the old hose bib and plumbing.

 

Pull out the disconnected hose bib.

Pushing out the disconnected hose bib.

 

Widening the entry hole for the Aquor Hydrant.

Widening the entry hole for the Aquor Hydrant.

 

Using a 1 1/2-inch hole saw.

Using a 1 1/2-inch hole saw.

 

Predrilling the holes, using the included Hydrant template as a guide.

Predrilling the holes with the included Hydrant template as a guide.

 

Wrapping teflon tape around the fitting.

Wrapping teflon tape around the fitting.

 

Securing the fittings with pipe thread sealant.

Securing the fittings with pipe thread sealant.

 

Attaching the prepared fittings to the backend of the Hydrant.

Attaching the prepared fittings to the backend of the Hydrant.

 

Time to connect the Hydrant to the copper plumbing.

Time to connect the Hydrant to the copper plumbing.

 

Placing the Hydrant cover behind the Hydrant faceplate.

Placing the Hydrant cover behind the Hydrant faceplate.

 

Screwing the cover and Hydrant into place.

Screwing the cover and Hydrant into place.

 

Sleek and unique.

Sleek and unique.

 

Plugging in the removable faucet hose connector.

Plugging in the removable faucet hose connector.

 

Instant water access!

Instant water access!

 

View Melissa’s install video here.

See what Melissa is up to on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

 

Ta-da!

Ta-da!

House Hydrant V1+

$84.99$149.99
Freezeproof stainless steel wall hydrant. Best hydrant for retrofits (replacing your existing spigot). Can also be used for new construction; ASSE & CSA approved. Includes one vacuum-breaker hose connector.  V1+ Specification Sheet  V1+ Size Guide
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Removable Faucet Hose Connector

$22.99
The Aquor removable faucet makes connecting to your House Hydrant easier than ever. You can use the removable faucet with or without a garden hose attached. Water flow can be regulated via the ball valve shut-off, for tasks such as filling buckets or adjusting sprinkler pressure. The 70° angled handle provides extra leverage for an easier connection.
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Ultralight Garden Hose, 50 ft

$84.99
Easy to use, easy to carry, and made to last – these high-performance lightweight garden hoses are the perfect sidekick to your House Hydrant. Their unbelievable light weight and superior flexibility make them exceptionally easy to engage with the Aquor twist-lock connection. High-tech polyurethane is about 75% lighter than traditional rubber, yet is more durable and kink-free. Also available in 6', 25', and 100' lengths.

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