What is the average water rate from a residential water hose?

Answer A typical garden hose, one-half inch in diameter, delivers about nine gallons per minute. A larger 5/8" hose can deliver up to 17 gallons per minute. Even larger hoses are available that can deli... Read More »

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What is the average lifespan of a residential electric water heater with softened water?

The lifespan of an electric water heater in a residential home is 5 to 7 years. With softened water, the water heater is more likely to last closer to 7 years, as water quality affects the lifespan... Read More »

How much water is flowing through my water hose?

The amount of water that flows through a hose varies based on the diameter of the hose and the amount of water pressure from the source. For example, a 50-foot by 1/2-inch diameter hose connected t... Read More »

How to Keep an RV Water Hose From Freezing?

Most RV's are designed for use during warm weather. However it has become increasingly popular to live in these traveling homes year-round. When traveling year-round it is important to insulate the... Read More »

How do I filter iron from a water hose?

Iron Water FiltersBuy a garden hose sediment filter and cartridge for your landscaping needs. Filters generally cost about $30 to $50 each, and each filter will last one season. White hose filters ... Read More »