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Put Gravel Under Outdoor Faucet

You can keep an outdoor faucet or pump from turning the surrounding area to mud, if you dig out a hole beneath the water spout and replace the soil with rocks or gravel.

By fossil1955 from Cortez, CO

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October 23, 20100 found this helpful

What a great & simple idea! Why didn't I ever think of that? Thanks!

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October 13, 20110 found this helpful

That's a fantastic idea! We had put bricks down in a large area under the spigot but the grass just grows up through them creacting an even worse mess. I'm going to take your suggestion and put gravel down! Going to line it though first so that the grass doesn't come back up through it again.

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October 13, 20110 found this helpful

A cement pad, like the ones that fit under a gutter drain, works well too.

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