Garden pipe is a necessity for looking after your garden. Obviously, a garden pipe plays an important role in gardening. But also, even you are not into gardening, a garden pipe also can be used for car washing or household cleaning. Thus, the quality is the first thing to be considered while choosing a garden hose.
What parts you should concern for choosing the best quality of a garden hose?
Firstly, you should be clear about why you need a garden hose, what the using purposes are. Your intended use can help you choose the right hoses, which means, for example, gardening hoses mostly require half inch or 3/4 inch sizes. And also, the sizes associates with the working pressure. A good quality garden hose’s wall thickness shouldn’t be less than 1.7 mm. A good quality garden pipe has a long working life to satisfy your needs and avoid wasting extra money on it. The best quality garden pipe’ working pressure resistance ought to take your intended use pressure, and it should be no leakage, anti-abrasion, anti-UV, non toxic, and without odor.
Choosing the right size, right color, right material to fit all your desires
1.The right size
What is a garden pipe size requirement? Is bigger size or longer length always better? Don’t be confused, the answer is no.
For gardening, the often use sizes are 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch. If the water outlet in your garden is big, you can go for a larger size garden pipe, the maximum size is 1 inch. While choosing the right size, the compatibility between water outlet and pipes ought to be checked.
The larger size of the garden hose can bring more water volume, however if the tap output is 1/2’’, using 3/4’’ Garden Hoses won’t make the water output larger. Meanwhile small size of Garden Pipes are not suggested to be used on a large water outlet, due to it may cause a burst.
2.The right color
You have multiple choices for the color. The most common color is green, but it could be any color you like. You can also choose to print up on it.
Recently, the Garden Pipes are made from PVC plastic primarily. Due to natural Rubber Hoses are costly and bulky, they are rarely using now. PVC Garden Hoses are lightweight, flexible, and easy to coil. The material of tube and its cover are PVC, and the hoses reinforced by high tensile polyester fibre. If you require a strong working pressure, you can choose up to 2 ply high tensile polyester fibre reinforcement. If you require the Garden Pipes to be anti-torsion, PVC knitted Garden Hoses are the best choice. They are reinforced by knitted high tensile polyester. Polyester fibre reinforcement is a good tool to avoid kinks and curls. Choosing the proper size and using good quality of raw material can expend Garden Pipes’ service life.
The last but the important concerned factor: Price
‘You Get What You Pay’ is never wrong. The high quality, high price. Of course, you can chasing higher quality Garden Hoses, such as “drinking water safe” hoses, but it also means higher price. Whatever you choose, keep it in dark and cool place can extend its service life.
Hope these introduction and advice could be useful for you, you will certainly make the best choices and decisions for your next purchase of Garden Pipes.