In the cold winter, our life has a lot of inconvenience, whether it is traffic, or life will bring trouble. Especially when we use PVC garden hoses to water in winter. Outdoor PVC garden hoses are often frozen, which causes difficulties for us to use. What should we do when we encounter outdoor PVC garden hoses frozen? By the way, how to prevent freezing of PVC garden hose in winter?
What should we do if outdoor PVC garden hose is frozen?
1. We can find the frozen location of PVC garden hose. If the frozen place is small, we can pour water of about 60 degrees Celsius to freeze the smell. If the freezing is serious, we need to wrap the frozen article with a towel, and then pour hot water on the towel. When the towel is cool, pour hot water several times, so that we can melt the frozen place.
2. Add the frozen part of the PVC garden hose with a hair dryer. Don’t blow it at one position all the time.
3. Buy electric heating wire online. The website now has electric heating wire for the frozen PVC garden hose.
4. If the PVC garden hose is frozen too deep and can not melt for a while, we need to replace the PVC hose. We can remove or cut the frozen part, and connect the good PVC garden hose with a hot melt gun, which can solve the problem.
How to prevent freezing of outdoor garden hose in winter?
1. To wear a coat to the garden hose. We will wear down jackets when we are cold. So in order to prevent the garden hose from freezing, we can also give the hose sleeve with a layer of cotton linen cloth or buy water pipe insulation asbestos cloth special material, the garden hose wrapped up, so as to reduce the probability of freezing garden tube in winter.
2. You can turn the faucet on a little bit to make sure the water is running, so the garden hose doesn’t freeze. The method is a little bit of waste water, so you put a big bucket under the tap, and it doesn’t waste water.
3. Buy electric tracers to the garden hose wound, to the winter when the open, with temperature control, so that when frozen can quickly thaw.
4. Replace the garden hose, we can buy solar water pipe, when outdoor, received too much light irradiation, will produce heat, so also can prevent the winter garden pipe is frozen.