How do you do some maintenance on a leaking outdoor faucet bibb? The outdoor faucet, or your hose, is not thought about a ton, you use it water the garden plus then your twist off the spignet. Then you don’t get the faucet until the next time. What if you do not twist it completely off or there is water in the faucet? A homeowner can use many gallons of water before they realize this huge plumbing repair. Your water bills will be quite high plus the outdoor faucet will rust or be damaged. So you have to repair the leaky outdoor faucet right out! tons of the time the faucet is oozing because it is not screwed on good. Make sure around the water stem is sealed tight so no water comes out. If that does not work, then turn off the water meter! Unscrew the packing nut and also the valve stem. You also need to swap out the faucet washer as well! Get the typical size plus kind for the outdoor faucet. Then set the valve stem back onto the hose bibb properly. Finally the packing nut goes back on nice plus snug. And turn the water back on with the water meter. All of it should have fixed the leak around the valve stem. What if that did not do the job for it? Not all of us are perfect plus the best with tools. So what you need to do is then get on the phone with a licensed plumber to handle the repair. The plumbing supplier can do this little repair abruptly plus efficiently for your property.