A Quick Way to Repair Pinholes in Garden Hoses


| 4/30/2018 10:50:00 AM


A repaired hose ready to get back into action.
Photo by Pam Dawling

Sometimes, a garden hose will spring a pinhole. Every leak reduces the amount of water reaching our plants, or increases the time we have to spend watering to give the plants enough. In hot, dry weather, time spent watering is at a premium! Leaky hoses can waste a lot of water in one growing season! We need ways to get leaky hoses back in action quickly. Here's a way to quickly repair hose pinholes, using parts you likely already have in your shed.

If you're dealing with larger holes, or lengthwise cracks, cut out the damaged portion and see my August 2017 post Step-by-Step Garden Hose Repairs. If it's a very small hole, you likely have been questioning whether it's worth the time to cut the hose and fit a repair coupling. Here's an alternative (with no cutting) that's very quick to do.



Jehovah's Son
11/14/2018 11:39:09 PM

Thanks for those info. BTW, for car owners who are having problems with windshield cracks and would like to try DIY windshield repair kits just go to https://crackeraser.com






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