A quality hose reel keeps your watering hose easily accessible while preventing tripping and damage to your lawn or garden. We researched dozens of hose reels to find the best ones, evaluating them on durability, portability, and ease of use. Our best overall pick is the Suncast 225 ft.
How big of a hose reel do I need?
Most models can hold standard-width hoses up to 100 feet long. A 100-foot capacity may work if you have a small yard that doesn’t require a longer hose, but those with more expansive lawns, gardens, or driveways should look for a hose reel that can accommodate 200 to 300 feet or more.
How long is the average garden hose?
A typical garden hose comes in 25, 50, 75, and 100-foot lengths. To determine what length you need, measure the distance from your water source to where you will need the hose. The longer the hose, the more it weighs and the more storage space it will take up.
How many Litres per minute does a garden hose use?
A good flow rate would be between 10 – 15 litres per minute or above 15 litres per minute for a truly efficient flow rate. If you are watering by hand using a garden hose, the higher the flow rate, the faster the water is being delivered.
How many mm is a standard garden hose?
A hose width of 12mm is generally the most practical and most common garden hose diameter, and you’ll find that it’s a good combination of water flow and pressure without being too heavy.
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Are all garden hose fittings the same size?
Sizes of Garden Hose Connectors – Garden hose connectors usually come in 3/4 or 5/8-inch. It is according to the inside diameter of the hose. Garden hose fittings also vary accordingly and the most popular size is 3/4-inch or 11.5NH. This size is also perfect for commercial purposes.
What size hose is 10 an?
|AN Size||Metal Tube O.D.||Thread Size|
|-10 AN||5/8″||7/8″ – 14 SAE|
|-12 AN||3/4″||1-1/16″ – 12 SAE|
|-16 AN||1″||1-5/16″ – 12 SAE|
|-20 AN||1-1/4″||1-5/8″ – 12 SAE|
What is garden hose thread called?
The standard thread used for garden hoses is commonly known as garden hose thread (GHT), but officially its title is NH (“National Hose”) defined in ANSI B1. 20.7.
How do you reel a hose reel?
Gardena Hose Reel Trolley – Product Test Drive – YouTube
How do you attach a hose hanger to siding?
How to Install Our Retractable Garden Hose Reel on to Siding – YouTube
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