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Tips

GARDEN HOSE TIPS


tick If you drink from your water hose make sure it's designated for that.

tick If you need to use hot water make sure your hose is designated for that.

tick Make sure you know where your hose is laying - otherwise you could mow or drive a car over it.

tick Choose heavy duty rubber hoses for commercial applications.

tick A 100 ft hose full of water can get very heavy dragging it around.

tick Avoid expandable hoses - they soon stop contracting properly and usually have crack-prone plastic couplings.

tick Many reviewers have suggested, "Buying a cheap hose will give you nothing but grief."


MAINTENANCE TIPS


tick Drain hoses before frost sets in to prevent expanssion and breakage.

tick Avoid dragging hose over rough surfaces like concrete..

tick Avoid leaving hoses in direct sunlight - this will effect their life

tick Coil hoses that are not in use to prevent kinking and cracking..

tick Don't leave hoses where bikes and cars can run over them.

tick Try to keep your hose from kinking - repeated kinks will form holes.

tick Use a hose reel to store your hose.


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