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Repairing a Hole in a Garden Hose

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This is a guide about repairing a hole in a garden hose. Before you throw away a damaged garden hose, try some of these tips to repair it.


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October 4, 2009

How do I fix a small hole in my garden hose? Is there tape or glue I can use?

By JSKA980405 from Goshen, IN


October 8, 20090 found this helpful
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Tape or glue might hold for a short time, but a permanent fix is to use a hose mender available at a hardware or garden supply store.

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October 5, 20090 found this helpful

You can buy at the hardware store for a couple of bucks a plastic part. You cut the hose in half where the leak is and insert the plastic piece in to each end of the hose and the screw them together. I forget what they are called but have used them on my hoses. I don't think any tape or glue will hold up over repeated use.

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October 8, 20090 found this helpful

You might wrap plumber's tape around it, then cover it very tightly with a matching duct tape. I don't know if that would work or not, You need to make sure the hose is clean and dry. We've got a hose with the same problem, and I need to try that myself.

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