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Where can I find a hose reel?
Hose reels must be located so as to allow:
- all parts of the floor to be within reach of a 4 m spray from the fire hose nozzle (given the hose is a maximum 36 m, laid on the ground)
- ready access along the path to an exit.
- no interference with the running out of the hose.
What is a good hose reel?
The 7 Best Hose Reels of 2021
- Best Overall: Suncast Swivel Smart Trak Hose Hideaway at Amazon.
- Best Budget: Yard Butler Wall Mount Hose Hanger at Amazon.
- Best Cart: Gorilla 200 ft.
- Best Wall-Mounted: Giraffe Tools Retractable Garden Hose Reel at Amazon.
- Best Heavy-Duty:
- Best With Wheels :
- Best Decorative:
What is the best retractable hose?
7 Best Retractable Garden Hoses Reviews
- Gardena Retractable Hose Reel.
- RL Flo-Master 65HR8 Retractable Hose Reel.
- Skey Retractable Garden Hose Reel.
- Goplus Retractable Garden Hose Reel.
- Ames Retractable Wall Mount Reel.
- Gartenkraft Hose Reel.
- Giraffe Tools Retractable Garden Hose.
Can you buy a hose reel without a hose?
Most of our steel reels are supplied without hose. Due to the vast variety of applications that our steel ranges are suited to, it’s often easier if you supply your own hose. All our polypropylene reels are supplied with hose, as are our constant tension reels.
Is a fire hose reels always charged with water?
Because fire hose reels use water to extinguish a fire they are only suitable for Class A fires which are ordinary combustibles such as a paper or wood. Operators should never use a fire hose reel on electrical fires as water conducts electricity and make the fire worse.
Are hose reels worth it?
Garden hose reels range from simple, powder-coated metal options to carts with hand cranks that can be rolled around a large lawn. They’re more than worth the expense—plus they can extend the life of a hose, which is more likely to crimp and leak if stored on the garage floor.
Do hose reels ruin hoses?
Defining a Garden Hose Reel They are the best way of storing garden hoses without causing any damage to the hose. In fact they are the safest way of storing garden hoses and increase their life due to proper storage. Garden hose reels protect the garden hose from getting damaged by being in the sunlight for too long.
Are expandable hoses worth it?
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. They self-shrink to about a third of their expanded length, so they’re easy to store and don’t need to be rolled up.
Are retractable hoses worth it?
A: Absolutely. Rubber hoses can kink up or knot, and you need to coil them back into shape when you’re finished with them. Expandable hoses are self-draining, and they coil up on their own when you turn off the water. They are just as useful as conventional rubber hoses, and they’re designed not to tear or tangle.
Do I need a hose reel?
If you spend a lot of time gardening or landscaping, a sturdy hose reel is worth the investment. Even if you just want to have a super tidy yard with a neatly coiled hose, you’d benefit from a reel, too. This one has made it easier for me to water my plants and keep my hose looking neat.