Sunday, December 30, 2012

How to Quick Fix Patio Water Hose

Fig.1 Major
leak
By Gary Boutin 

Supplies and Tools:
Electrical tape

This is a temporary repair and my customer did not want the replace the water hose.

This post shows the four steps on how to quick fix a water hose. 

Step 1: Above right, fig.1 and fig.2 below shows the water hose has a major leak, notice the water spray coming out of the hose.
Fig.2 Leak at hose bib
Step 2: Fig.3 shows the first layer of plastic electrical tape is being applied.
Fig.3 Applying electrical tape
Step 3: Fig.4 and fig.5 shows several more layers of electrical tape.
Fig.4 More layers
Fig.5 Final layers
Step 4: Fig.6 shows the final fix, which cost less than $2 of tape.
Fig.6 Temporary repair job


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