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Old 07-18-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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Is it safe to leave hose on? (with gun attachment at end)


I've been working on watering some seedlings around my house and cannot physically get to the hose tap outside, so I just leave the pressure on and go use it on a as needed bassis. I noticed once in a while the hose bib will spray water, I guess it's releasing pressure from the water in the hose heating up from being outside.

Does doing this pose any danger to the plumbing (mostly the hose bib)? I can't see why but thought I'd check.


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Is it safe to leave hose on? (with gun attachment at end)


As the water expands in the hose left out in the sun, the hose gets stretched a tad and its life can be shortened.

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Old 07-18-2012, 04:33 PM   #3
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Oh ok, so on the really hot days I should probably turn it off and depressurize it then?
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