Here are some general steps to follow to install and connect a PVC hose.
Choose the right fittings
Choose the right fittings that fit the PVC hose and the equipment. While the common fittings for PVC hoses include barbed fittings and quick-connect fittings.
Cut the hose to the desired length
Cut the PVC hose to the desired length with a sharp knife. But make sure to make a clean cut to avoid damage. Because it may cause it to leak.
Prepare the ends of the hose
Use a hose cutter or a sharp blade to cut off the ragged edge or frayed ends. Because this will ensure a smooth, even surface to attach the fittings.
Attach the fittings
Attach the fittings to the ends of the hose by pushing them firmly until they are snug. If necessary, use hose clamps to secure the fittings in place.
Connect to the equipment or fixture
Connect the PVC hose to the fixture by inserting the fitting into the proper port. Then tighten the fittings with a wrench or pliers. But be careful not to over-tighten as this can damage the fittings or the hose.
Test for leaks
After the installation, test it for leaks and check for any drip or spray. While if you notice any leaks, turn it off and tighten the fittings or replace the hose.
With above methods, you can make your work smooth and effective.