If you’re paranoid about your neighbors stealing your water when you’re sleeping, you either need to see your doctor about some medication, or you need Nibco’s FaucetLock. The FaucetLock screws over existing hose bibs without tools and prevents water theft or tampering.
The FaucetLock’s compact design makes it hard to remove without the key. Nibco manufactures the housing and lock from solid brass, and they serialize each one so if you lose the key you can order a new one.
Nibco also touts the FaucetLock as a way to conserve water — it can stop water-wasting drips. We think it makes more sense to fix that leaky faucet rather than relying on a stop-gap measure.
Each FaucetLock comes with two keys. You can also purchase several faucet locks keyed alike so you don’t have to carry around a large key chain. Street pricing runs $20 to $30 — your neighbors would have to be filling up their swimming pool weekly to justify that price.