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Repairing Garden Hose Reels With Ease

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Sometimes, you might fail to select the best hose reels for your gardens. It will lead you to repair the bad one in near future. Low quality hose reels will not have the strength to last for a longer time. The hose reel might get a leak. So, you can easily buy a garden hose kit for fixing out the issue. If some of the specified parts of the reels are broken, it is time to fix it. Try changing it with some same spare parts, to make the hose reels function as good as new. However, if the reel is pretty old, try to buy a new one or can get your creative hat on and construct one hose reel.

For all kinds of gardening success, selecting the best garden hose reels is important. You might easily get to damage the garden hose while storing it with the lower quality reel. 

Repairing guide at your service:

In case of hose reel repairing issue, there are some problems you might come across. First, you might have to repair the leak in hose reel. Sometimes, you need to replace broken part or replace rubber gaskets or old connectors. Primarily, people face leaking problems. So, it’s time to learn the solution.

Fixing a leaky hose reel:

It is no doubt that prevention is always better than cure. It is vital to purchase a hose reel that might not have any or less leaking possibility. But despite some of the leaking facts, following some stages will work out pretty well for you.

  • Primarily, you need to identify source of leaking. At some point, it becomes tough to identify where the reel is actually leaking. If you get to find exactly from where the leak is taking place, you can move to the next step.
  • This time, you have to replace some of your faulty connectors of the hose reel. Most of the time, any kind of leaking issue is the result of difficult or worn out connectors. You can easily fix these connectors with self-fusing silicone tape. This tape is proven to be rather effective for connector issues. The silicone tapes won’t cost you more than just $5 to $6, which is pretty low!
  • Once you are done and over with connectors, it is time to shift your focus towards washer. There are certain times when the problem remains with the washer. Mainly because of continuous use, the washer might get damaged. Furthermore, washer is proven to be pretty cheap, so, it will cost you only couple of bucks to get one.
  • In this present market, rubber washer proves to be a handy choice. It is long lasting and serves you well. The washer is made in such a manner that you can use it to connect to any hose.
  • Don’t forget to tighten up the loose connectors. If you have loose connectors, chances are high that you might be suffering from leakage. Well, don’t worry as the solution is pretty simple! Just grab the nearby garden hose kit and tighten up the loose connectors. Once done, you are good to go.

Contact the Hose Reel Manufacturer

You might have tried quite a bit to repair the hose reel. However, unless you have the final say from manufacturer, you can’t breathe a sigh of relief. In case, you are a complete noob and have no clue on how to solve hose leakage problem, calling the manufacturer is the only great idea to consider. When you have the pros by your side, all your problems will ease down well. However, the issue is that not all manufacturers are active. It takes quite some time to get reel back.

Procure hose reels from reputed brands only:

To prevent all kinds of issues, make sure to procure the hose reels for gardens from top-notch brands only. These brands will provide not just quality reels, but each one comes within a warranty period. So, if anything happens to the reel, the manufacturing unit will replace it with a new one, without asking a single question. However, the issue needs to be natural and without any fault of the users. If the user is at fault for the non-functional reel, then the services will come against a price.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of Ways2GoGreen.com and Ways2GoGreenBlog.com. I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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