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Preparing Your Hydrants the Right Way With Hydrant Markers

How easy is it for your fire department to find hydrants when they're needed most, with a house on fire in the background? Though there are any number of simple products available on the market, will they get the job done when the fire department is scrambling to get a hose connected? Here's a look at the right way to prepare your hydrants with hydrant markers that show up when it matters most.

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Installation Process for Hydrant Spring Flags and Universal Flags

Storms can be rough on your hydrants. Whether it's snow that causes a plow truck to plow through your hydrant or flooding from the torrential rain that makes a construction worker in a 4x4 run over it, the damage to your hydrants can be devastating. Fortunately, there's an easy-to-use tool to help mark your hydrants so that they're easier to see: hydrant flags. Available in hydrant spring flags and universal mount flags, the only thing you need to worry about is installing them. Here's a quick look at how to install each type quickly and easily.

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NCT’s Service Line Puller Kit and RedHed's 100% Lead-Free Brass

A lot of water utilities have begun to lay new water service lines and replace aging lead in their systems in response to the Flint water crisis. But replacing service lines can create a lot of work while damaging the existing surface structures. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way. New Concept Tool's Service Line Puller Kit allows you to quickly install a new service line with a minimum amount of work required. We've also partnered with our sister company, RedHed Brass Manufacturing, to develop a new 100% lead-free male flare adapter that works hand in hand with the service line puller kit. Here are some more details to help you get started:

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The Different Tools Available in the Service Line Puller Kit

When you work in water utilities, your efficiency is only as good as the tools you use. At New Concept Tools, our focus is on developing the best possible tools and solutions for your water utility's needs. One of our most popular solutions is our service line puller kit. Allowing you to avoid extensive and expensive excavations when replacing supply lines, this kit allows you to use mechanical power to remove or split the old line while installing the new supply line. Though we've discussed it a few times in our blog, we haven't had the opportunity to talk about the different tools that are available in the service line puller kit. Here's a quick overview to get you started:

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Trenchless Water Line Replacement with the Service Line Puller Kit

Whether you're an emergency contractor or water utility, pulling service lines can be an expensive and time-consuming proposition. You need to dig up the old line, run new line, then re-fill and repair the area where you've run the lines, whether it involves turf, asphalt or concrete. Fortunately, there's a less expensive and easier way to get the job done. If you've worked with a service line puller kit in the past, you may have had mixed experiences. New Concept Tool's service line puller kit is better than the competition. Here's how our kit makes a big difference to your productivity and cost effectiveness in the field.

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