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What is the best kind of garden hose to buy?

Last Updated: 7th April, 2020

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Here are the best garden hoses you can buy in 2019:
  • Best garden hose overall: Craftsman Premium Rubber Garden Hose.
  • Best lightweight garden hose: Water Right 400 Series Slim & Light Garden Hose.
  • Best coiled hose: Orbit 26380 50-Foot Coil Hose.
  • Best expandable garden hose: Hospaip Expandable Water Hose.

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Also know, what is the most durable garden hose?

Best Durability: Continental ContiTech Premium Instead of having the longest reach, the best garden hose is one that will last you a long time without kinking or springing a leak. The Continental ContiTech Premium does just this using sturdy 50 foot rubber tubing.

Also Know, are expandable hoses worth it? But first, here's why people like them better than regular garden hoses: they're easy. They weigh almost nothing, so no more hauling around heavy lengths of hose. They don't kink or twist, so no more annoying knots and no more fights with hoses that want to twist the wrong way.

Also to know, what is the best kink free garden hose?

Top 10 Kink Free Garden Hoses

  1. Flexzilla Garden Lead-In Hose.
  2. Hospaip 50-Foot Expandable Water Hose with Sprayer.
  3. Teknor Apex Neverkink Pro 50-Foot Water Hose.
  4. Suncast HSE10 10-Foot Extension Hose.
  5. Wingogh 50-Foot Expandable Garden Hose.
  6. FlexiHose Expandable 50-Foot No-Kink Flexible Water Hose.

How long do garden hoses last?

five to 10 years

Related Question Answers

Oumy Uzziah

Professional

Why do garden hoses leak?

The most common reasons garden hose ends leak and spew water around the hose-end fitting are a worn-out washer or cracks that have developed from repeated bending. Both are relatively easy repairs and only take a few minutes.

Yunaisy Schittenhelln

Professional

What is the best heavy duty garden hose?

  • GrowGreen Expandable Garden Hose : Best Expandable Garden Hose.
  • Tuff-Guard Perfect Garden Hose : Great Lightweight Choice.
  • Flexzilla Garden Hose : Best Over All Garden Hose for Jobs Big or Small.
  • Dramm 17006 ColorStorm : Most Colorful Option.
  • Scotts MaxFlex Heavy Duty Garden Hose : Inexpensive, Light-Duty Choice.

Aldonza Weichelt

Professional

Are Zero G hoses any good?

The zero-G is easy to store, has a high burst strength, (over 600 psi) and is kink-resistant. This hose has the same flow rate as a 5/8” conventional hose, and is cold weather flexible down to 35 degrees. zero-G is lead free and glides smoothly over surfaces without marring or snagging.

Mariora Gerdener

Explainer

Does hose length affect water pressure?

The average home water pressure is about 40 pounds per square inch (psi). However, it's also important to remember that the length of your garden hose will affect the flow rate and water pressure. The longer your hose is, the lower your water flow rate will be.

Raudel Atutxa

Explainer

How do I keep my garden hose from tangling?

Stretch the hose out on a downhill slope to drain the water. Wrap the hose around the base of a garbage can to create a loose set of coils. Wrap a length of hook-and-loop tape or soft cloth around the loops to keep them coiled. Hang the looped hose around two L-hooks.

Zenobia Jennerjahn

Explainer

What is the best lightweight garden hose?

5 Top Rated Lightweight Garden Hose Reviews
  • Water Right 400 Series Slim & Light Hose.
  • Zero-G 4001 Lightweight Garden Hose.
  • Legacy Flexzilla Lightweight Garden Hose.
  • Tuff-Guard Garden Hose.
  • Gilmour Flexogen Super Duty Hose.

Yosif Aiqua

Pundit

Who makes the best rubber garden hose?

Our 7 Favorite Hoses
  1. Flexilla: Best For Most People.
  2. Craftsman Premium Rubber: Best Heavy-Duty Choice.
  3. Water Right 400 Series: Best for Small Spaces.
  4. Gatorhyde Coiled: Best Value for Small Spaces.
  5. Hoselink Retractable with Hose Reel: Best All-In-One.
  6. Melnor Flat: Best Soaker.
  7. Gilmour Vinyl: Best Sprinkler Hose.

Denislava Danfakha

Pundit

How do I choose a water hose?

Steps
  1. Choose a vinyl hose for easy handling.
  2. Pick a rubber hose for more durability.
  3. Opt for a reinforced hose for commercial purposes.
  4. Look for an industrial hose if you'll be using hot water.
  5. Choose a sprinkler or soaker hose for regular lawn watering.
  6. Pick an expandable hose for light watering needs.

Yuneisi Abrisquieta

Pundit

How long a hose do I need?

Hose Length
For small yards, patios, and balconies, 25 feet should be enough. Larger yards may need 50 feet to reach the farthest corners. If you need to go past 50 feet, consider buying a 50-foot and a 25-foot, or two 50-foot hoses. 100 feet of garden hose full of water is very heavy to lug around.

Yusra Torralva

Pundit

Do expandable garden hoses work?

An expandable hose expands three times in length when in use and is 5 times lighter then traditional garden hose. So you don't have to worry about storage problems any more, just take it out, turn the water on and see the hose expands to it working length in seconds.

Latosha Fronius

Pundit

Can expandable hoses be used with pressure washers?

Yes and no… The manufacturers guidelines stipulate that you shouldn't use the XHose product with a pressure washer. An Xhose is a unique hose designed for compact storage and large amounts of length and anti-kink properties.

Taib Grotenhaus

Teacher

Can expandable garden hoses be repaired?

I have found the hoses tend to get a leak just outside the fittings. You can repair them by just taking the fitting apart, cutting off the last two inches and then putting it back together, reusing the existing fittings.

Adalgiza Coto

Teacher

Can you leave hose on with nozzle?

yep. If you turn the hose tap on, water will flow out through the hose tap into the hose. Hoses are stretchy and bendy and can swell to take up extra water before they spring a leak / they become detached from the hose tap / the nozzle blows off . Yes, it does.

Efraim Wirz

Teacher

Can expandable hoses be joined together?

Yes, the expandable hose can be attached to an existing hose. If your existing hose has push in connectors you will need to get a push in adapter that has a threaded female end to be able to join the two hoses. Answer: As a general guide, all expandable hoses are non repairable.