Question: How long should a faucet supply line be?

Buy a faucet supply line at least an inch longer than the measurement. This type of supply line comes from the manufacturer in standard lengths: typically 12, 16, 20 and 30 inches. Supply line extensions come with one 3/8-inch female and male end.

Are faucet supply lines Standard?

Valve and Faucet Fittings The two most common are 3/8- and 1/2-inch compression or male pipe thread. Faucets connectors arent completely standardized, but most have 1/2-inch male pipe thread connectors.

What size are water supply lines?

In most cases, the main pipeline from the street to your home is either 3/4 or 1 inch in diameter, supply branches use 3/4-inch-diameter pipe, and pipes for individual components are 1/2 inch. Remember that water pressure decreases by a half-pound per square inch for every foot pipes extend above your water supply.

How long do braided water supply lines last?

Our research shows that flexible hoses only last around 10 years and as theyre typically out of sight and out of mind, its not something youre probably thinking about replacing, said Cheryl Chantry, Executive General Manager, Short Tail Claims for IAG.

How deep do you need to bury water lines?

When you are digging the trench for your new waterline, be sure the waterline is 12-inches below the local frost depth, but in no case less than two feet underground. Always call 1-800-424-5555 before you dig.

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