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kj4ltc
Frost proof yard hydrant issues

Hello all,
I just removed a 4 ft Clayton mark yard hydrant due to the valve being bad and leaking out the weep hole. My question is - Is it worth my time to try and rebuild the valve with a rebuild kit or do they typically not last very long?

johnjh2o
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

Rebuild it.

John

keith3267
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

I second that.

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

Ditto.

Jack

kj4ltc
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

ok, thanks guys....i will, how ever probably dig up the supply line and install a gate valve so i can just cut it off in the future....or would a stop with waste be better?

keith3267
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

I wouldn't do that. If you have a crawl space or basement, then you should be able to get to an above ground section of the pipe. Put in a valve at this point.

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Frost proof yard hydrant issues

You should have a valve at the source, that way you can shut it off if you have a line leak also.

Jack

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