Blow Out Your Hoses

Make sure all the water in your garden hose really is gone before storing it.

Family Handyman

Remove Water Quickly

If you dont drain all the water from your garden hoses before winter, ice can form and expand inside, causing your hoses to rupture. To prevent this, I took a short length of old garden hose and attached a male air hose fitting to it. Now I can connect it to my air compressor and quickly blow all the water out of my hoses. Just make sure the other end of your garden hose is outside so you dont get water all over your garage floor. Les Beeckman

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