Water hose joint is to connect the water hose. It has kinds of type such as male end, ferrule type and self-fix type. If the joint is bad in quality or you install it in an incorrect way, there will be leakage. Then the leakage happens, you should settle it at once. Otherwise the leakage will be more and more serious.
Then how to repair the water hose joint?
Before repair the joint, you have to confirm which the problem is. That’s to say what causes leakage. Here are some conditions for leakage.
First, the water down joint leaks. Generally, the joint will age or break after a long time’s use. Then these cause it leak. Cut off the broken part and connect the new one on the pipe. Then change the new one and fix it with glue.
Second, the joint release. Sometimes the leakage is caused by release. Find out the released joint and confirm if it was broken. If not, then tighten the joint with tools. While the joint can still work. But if the joint break, check the reason and judge if it can work.
Third, joint breaks. If you find there was any crack or serious damage on the joint, check if you can repair with glue. If yes, use water proof glue to repair it. But if can’t, you have to change a new one.
Fourth, the joint was frozen and crack. If your joint works outdoor, it will exposed to sunlight. In winter, it’s easy to freeze to crack. Then when the spring comes, it will leak. In such case, you should do some insulation work. Use cloth or cotton to cover on the joint. So that it will not freeze in winter. This can effectively protect the joint from extreme weather.
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