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How to repair a hose reel?

by Garden Moz

If you fail to choose your best hose reel, it is time to repair your reel. Low-quality hose reel doesn’t have the strength to last longer.

Your hose reel can get a leak, so you can buy a garden hose kit to fix that problem. If some of the parts of the reel are broken, try to change it. But if the reel is old enough, you should buy a new one or try to build hose reel on your own.

Important note:

Choosing your hose reel is very important for your gardening success. You might damage your garden hose when storing it with a low-quality hose reel.

Complete Guide: Repairing a hose reel

How to repair a hose reelThere might be three kinds of repairing issues you can face with a hose reel

1.Repairing the leak in the hose reel

2.Replacing the broken part

3.Replacing the old connectors or Rubber Gaskets

Most of you will face the leaking problem. So, here is the solution…

How to fix leaky hose reel

There is a say that, “prevention is better than cure”.

You should buy a quality hose reel that might not or have a less possibility of leaking. But despite you face the leaking, follow the steps…

First step: Identify the source of leaking

Sometimes it is tough to identify where the reel is leaking. If you find exactly from where the leak is happening then you are good to go to the next step.

Watch the video to know how to find the leaks.

Second step: Replace faulty connectors

Mainly the leaking problems start with the connectors. You can fix the connectors easily with the Self-Fusing Silicone Tape. The tape is very effective for the connector issues.

You can easily get the silicone tape with only $5-$6 from anywhere. This is the easy solution for the faulty connectors.

How to repair a hose reelThird step: Replace the washer

Sometimes the problem starts with the washer. For continuous using the washer get damaged. The washer is also very cheap. It will cost you a couple of bucks for that.

The rubber washer is the best in the market and long-lasting. The washer made such a way that you can use any washer to any hose.

Fourth Step: Tighten the loose connectors

Sometimes the leakage happens only happens for the loose connectors. The solution is very easy. All you need is the garden hose kit. Just tighten the loose connectors and you are good to go.

Final Step: Contact the manufacturer

If you are new to the hose reel and don’t want to solve the leak on your own, you should just call the manufacturer and they will solve the problem. But the problem is all manufacturers are not that active and it might take a lot of time to get the reel back.

So, you should buy your hose reel from the top class brand with warranty and you can solve the problem easily. Read the full review here and if you like then buy this top class hose reel.

If you want to know more, watch the video to get the problem fixed on your own.

If you have any questions or comments about fixing a leak in the hose reel, shout out a comment and we will give a reply as soon as possible. You can also email us about your gardening experience at mozgarden@gmail.comanytime.Cheers!

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1 comment

Barbara White September 1, 2018 - 12:18 am

I have a hose reel that mounts to the house with a handle you turn to let it out and turn to wind it up!
I went out to pull it out and it won’t turn. Any ideas?

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