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FlexAble Hose Review – Another Expandable Hose, Does it Work?

If you are tired of dealing with kinked and heavy hoses that never want to work with you, then you might want to consider the FlexAble Hose. This hose has a unique construction that makes it small and lightweight when there isn’t any water, but it can expand to the size of a regular hose when you need to water your plants or clean off your driveway. Our review will look at the specifics so that you’ll know if this is a good replacement for your hose.

flexable hose

Pros

  • The largest hose only weighs 1.5 pounds.
  • The FlexAble Hose can be stored almost anywhere because it shrinks down when you’re finished with it.
  • The thin design ensures that you’ll never have to deal with kinks.
  • Your wrists, arms and back won’t be strained because the hose weighs so much less than a conventional hose.
  • It’s easy to connect and remove from any water system.

Cons

  • It’s just as strong as a regular hose. This isn’t much of a con, but a number of people complained about this because they were hoping that this hose would be stronger than a conventional one.
  • The connecters sometimes leak, but you can fix this by just tightening them a bit by hand.

flexable-hoseThere’s no one perfect hose length. It all comes down to what you need to water and how far away the spigot is. Some people will need a 25-foot hose while others will need something longer.

One of the best things about the FlexAble Hose is that it comes in three different lengths so that you can find the perfect one for your needs. They offer 25-foot, 50-foot and 75-foot hoses. This is the extended length of the hose. They are much more compact when there’s no water running through them.

The longest hose is only 28 feet long, and the shortest one is about 9 feet long.

So, Why the FlexAble Hose?

The average hose weighs about 10 to 20 pounds depending on its size and material. While this may not seem like much, you need to remember that the water is going to make it heavier, and the shape of the hose is going to make it seem much heavier when you are using it. Many people experience muscular and joint strain when using these hoses because they weigh so much.

The FlexAble Hose weighs close to nothing. The 25-foot hose is half a pound, the 50-foot hose is one pound and the 75-foot one is about 1.5 pounds. While water will make it heavier, the hose will still weigh considerably less than a standard hose.

No Kinking

Probably the best benefit of the FlexAble Hose is that, like the DAP X Hose and the Pocket Hose, it doesn’t kink at all. If you have ever handled a hose, then you know how hard it can be to roll it up when you’re finished. The hose will work against you the whole time, it doesn’t want to bend correctly and it all turns into a mess within a few seconds.

flexable hose

That does happen with this hose. It takes absolutely no effort to roll this hose up when you’re finished. The thin and light material allows you to easily manipulate it so that you can quickly store it without having to get frustrated.

Safe and Durable

This hose is incredibly durable because it is made with a double-wall construction. Some people were worried that the hose would burst and rip from the water pressure because it’s so thin, but this hose can easily take a lot of abuse without breaking.

Just because it feels weak doesn’t mean it is. This unique construction is also what allows the hose to easily stretch without kinking.

Power

flexable-hose-reviewsSome people were a little let down by this, but the FlexAble Hose is just as strong as your conventional water hose. This is actually a great thing because the hose is so much lighter and smaller than a regular hose. Usually this would make the water weaker, but not with this product.

You can easily water flowers, blast dirt and clean off anything with this hose without experiencing any difficulties.

Even Children can Handle it

Children often have a very hard time using garden hoses because they are heavy and difficult to work with. That’s not the case with this hose. Children can use it safely without having any troubles or problems.

Final Thoughts

The FlexAble Hose has many benefits and advantages over a common garden hose, but it doesn’t cost as  much as you might think. You can buy this hose for about $30 at most retailers and online stores. If that isn’t a great deal, then I don’t know what is.

This hose passes the ReviewYT test. It weighs close to nothing, never kinks, is small enough to store anywhere and it’s much easier to use than a regular hose. If you hate the idea of having to water your flowers because you’re tired of dealing with all of those pesky hose problems, then you need the FlexAble Hose. This will fix all of those hose woes without giving you any additional problems.

For those who haven’t seen the commercial, I’ve included it below for your convenience.

Pocket Hose Review – The Green As Seen on TV Expandable Hose

The Pocket Hose is a innovative hose designed to make gardening tasks easier. Similar to the DAP X Hose, it stretches and contracts, allowing you to complete your chores without putting excess strain on your body due to heavy hoses.

pocket hose

Pros:

pocket-hose

  • Compact size expands
  • Durable nylon and rubber construction
  • Lightweight
  • Tangle and kink proof

Cons:

  • A little narrower than common garden hoses
  • So easy to use, you might actually enjoy your chores

I can’t count the amount of times I’ve complained about doing garden chores, and most of my complaints were centered around uncooperative garden hoses. They’re heavy, stiff, and put strain on my arms and back. Needless to say, I don’t enjoy watering plants with hoses – I’d rather stick to tiny watering cans, because even if they take twice as long to get the job done, they don’t strain my body.

The Pocket Hose is designed to be easier to use than than the traditional garden hose. Instead of just being hollow snake of plastic or rubber, it is made out of two layers that work with each other to provide a more versatile hose. The inner layer is made of a tough, ultra-strong rubber material that stretches to allow room for expansion during use. This layer is covered by a nylon fabric-like material that expands when the hose does. The nylon covering helps to protect the inner hose from punctures and isn’t prone to melting or freezing in extreme temperatures.

So, Why the Pocket Hose?

The Pocket Hose works like any other garden hose – simply connect it to your faucet, turn it on, and use it like any hose. When water flows through the hose, the rubber hose inside of the Pocket Hose will begin to expand, stretching the hose out so you can turn up the water as much as you need. The expansion of the hose depends on water pressure and how far you pull it. The pocket hose conveniently works with standard garden hose nozzles, so you don’t have to worry about investing in new accessories.

pocket hose

pocket-hose-reviewThe Pocket Hose simplifies gardening tasks being more lightweight than common hoses, which allows you more freedom in manueverability; so you’re not pulling the weight of a heavy hose, just the weight of the water. The rubber-nylon construction duo prevents tangles, kinks, or pinches during use and storage – just think, no more chipping hoses from excessive pinches.

When water begins to flow through the vibrant green Pocket Hose, it will uncoil and expand by itself. After use, drain the hose completely to allow the inner hose to compact properly, and the hose will begin to contract to its compacted size as the water exits. After that, simply roll it up and place it away for storage.

Proper use of the pocket hose and regular care will extend the life of the product. The hose should be stored away from direct sunlight and not left near abrasive chemicals, and absolutely no water should be left in the hose – excess water may damage the rubber. Pocket hoses should not be stored on concrete, brick, or any other coarse surface that can tear the nylon covering.

Residual moisture from previous usage might cause the internal rubber hose to stick to itself, which is natural and usually not harmful to the performance of the hose. For optimal result and for extending the life of your product, take care when turning the water on. Do not start with a heavy stream of water; rather, gradually increase water pressure so that the rubber has a chance to unfold as water seeps through it.

Final Thoughts

pocket-hose-reviewsThe Pocket Hose is an easy to use fun and affordable solution to tiring watering applications. If your garden requires frequent watering, you understand how tiring it can become to constantly lug a full-sized hose out of its hiding place and use it for applications that require you to lift it high. The pocket hose is a good idea for watering small areas, such as apartment building gardens and small patios. The Pocket Hose’s lightweight, flexible design ensures that you won’t put excess strain on your body while watering, making it ideal for frequent watering, or physically challenged people who can’t perform gardening chores without difficulty.

The Pocket Hose is available in four lengths: 25 feet, 50 feet, 75 feet, and 100 feet, which costs $12.99, $19.99, $32.99, and $39.99 respectively, with an additional $7.99 for shipping and handling. You can receive an additional pocket hose for a small additional fee starting at $9.99, so you can connect two of them to ensure the hose is long enough for all of your gardening needs. If you’re not completely satisfied, your purchase is covered by a money back guarantee on your purchase when purchased from their official website.