There are two main problems faced by rubber hose in winter. First, low temp makes the rubber material stiff and affect its performance and lifespan. Therefore, when using rubber pipe, protect them from the effects of extreme low temp. In addition, with more rain and snow in winter, the roads are slippery and rubber hoses are easily damaged.

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How to correctly use and maintain rubber hoses in winter?

If a rubber hose is exposed to low temp for a long time, it may break. Therefore, after use, store it in the room.

Be careful to prevent freezing

In low temp, rubber hose pipe can easily freeze. Then it causes pipes to become clogged. During use, keep the water flow in the pipeline smooth to prevent freezing. If a pipe is found to be frozen, take measures to thaw it to avoid damage to the rubber hose.

Regularly check the condition of rubber hoses

When using rubber hoses in winter, check it regularly. If you find any damage, cracks, replace the hose in time to ensure safe use.

Choose rubber hoses suitable for winter use

Some rubber pipes perform better at lower temp. Therefore, you can choose this type of product in winter. In addition, you can adopt some thermal insulation measures. For example, wrap insulation materials to reduce the impact of low temp.

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Pay attention to matching with related equipment

When using rubber hoses, make sure they are compatible with the equipment involved. This is to avoid the damage caused by improper matching.

Strengthen protective measures

In winter, rubber hoses are prone to damage. Therefore, you should protect it well during use. If used outdoors, a hose protector will be good to protect it.