Do these reels come assembled?
No, these reels require self assembly. Instructions showing how to do that can be found by clicking here.
Is the hose already attached to the cart?
The 60m Hose Cart (2398) does not come with hose included, so you will need to source your own hose, and then attach and wind it onto the reel, as per the instructions.
The 60m Hose Cart (2488) comes with hose included, however it will need to be attached and wound onto the cart, as per the instructions.
What can be used with this Reel?
These carts can be used with Sprinklers, Guns & Hose Nozzles and Pressure Washers. You can also use this this reel with a Water Butt, but only if you are using a Water Butt Pump, because the Water Butt itself does not have enough pressure.
Can the handle be removed or dismounted for storage purposes?
Once assembled it is recommended the handle stays attached to the cart.
What is the long spring for?
The spring is to be inserted into the end of the hose that goes inside the cart. This is to prevent the hose from kinking when in use.
Do you have to unwind the entire hose to use it?
No, you can use the hose at any distance - simply unwind the amount you need, and start watering.
Can I connect this to my kitchen tap?
To connect this to your kitchen tap, you will need to purchase the correct indoor tap connector. Please see details of Hozelock Indoor Taps available.
How far from the water source can the cart be placed?
The distance from the tap depends on the length of feeder hose cut - the recommended length is 1.5m.
Do these carts come with feeder hose?
The 60m Hose Cart (2398) does not come with hose included.
The 60m Hose Cart (2488) comes with hose included, from this hose you will need to cut the feeder hose.
Can you leave it connected to the tap when winding & unwinding the hose?
Yes, you can leave it connected to the tap.