FAQs | What should I consider when deciding between a retractable and manual reel?

There are a number of things to consider when deciding which type of hose reel is right for you. Where can you locate it? Do you have a wall you can mount it to? If you have a big property, do you want to move it around from place to place? Are you renting and want to take it to your next home? What is your budget? Do you need a heavy duty solution? What is most important to you, convenience or value? Here are our brief summations of the hose reels we offer:

Wall Mounted
If wall mounting is ok, the most popular choice is a Retractable Hose Reel. In heavy use situations, our Heavy Duty Manual Reel is the best choice.

A Hose Reel Cart allows you to move the hose as much as you need and is rewound via the handle on the side of the unit. It is possible to purchase additional brackets that allow Retractable Hose Reels to be used in more than one location but keep in mind the reels become heavier when full of water and having to move it won’t be as enjoyable an experience as simply pulling it in and out when needed.

You can create a free-standing solution for the Retractable Hose Reel by purchasing a specialised mounting solution such as the Fixed Ground Mount or Retractable Hose Reel Mounting Post, bear in mind that both options need to be permanently secured. Alternatively, our manual wind Hose Reel Box is an attractive storage option that sits on the ground with no installation required. This is also a good solution