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ws450r 11-05-2012 11:47 AM

Drain Hose
 
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Can someone give me a suggestion about what to do with this? It's the drain hose from my hvac unit. I've ran over it enough times pulling into my car into the garage, that it has finally cracked and leaking water, not a lot, but the usual amount you would get I guess. Does Lowes or Home Depot sell something for this, or does someone have another idea.

joecaption 11-05-2012 12:05 PM

Why not just run it out the back wall?
That's a really tiny hose for a condinsate drain.

ws450r 11-05-2012 12:46 PM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1045268)
Why not just run it out the back wall?
That's a really tiny hose for a condinsate drain.

It's a cut garden hose that just drips after it quits running.

And if I could, I would run it somewhere else, but that is the closest and most convienent place to run it.

ben's plumbing 11-05-2012 02:12 PM

why not install a condensation pump...then pump water where you want?????ben sr

ws450r 11-05-2012 02:32 PM

I'm just a simple homeowner that is looking for something easy. No pumps, no new hoses to the back of the house, not breaking concrete so I can bury the line, ect. I'm looking for something I can install myself that other people may have done in my situation, keep the hose where it's at, and be able to drive over it without it cracking or breaking anyworse.

Doc Holliday 11-05-2012 02:45 PM

I'd say use a higher quality garden hose if that's all you're wanting to do. Nothing else will stand up to repeatedly being run over.

carmon 11-05-2012 03:27 PM

a condensate pump is quite simple.....:eek:

joecaption 11-05-2012 03:31 PM

Our mistake we though you might want to fix the right way not just the easy way.

ben's plumbing 11-05-2012 03:42 PM

on my iam so sorry...thougth you wanted it fixed..... keep the hose...ben sr

beenthere 11-05-2012 04:01 PM

Looks like a piece of cheap garden hose. Lowes and HD both sell low grade low priced garden hoses.

DannyT 11-05-2012 06:58 PM

take a 2x4 or 2x6. cut a bevel on each side of the top. on the bottom cut a groove that will fit around the pipe. replace hose with a new piece.

Missouri Bound 11-05-2012 07:16 PM

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Originally Posted by DannyT (Post 1045547)
take a 2x4 or 2x6. cut a bevel on each side of the top. on the bottom cut a groove that will fit around the pipe. replace hose with a new piece.

...then you get to watch it slide all over the floor.......:laughing:


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