Hot days do their own thing: once at the dacha, each owner takes a garden hose and starts watering. However, what to do if, for some reason, the diameter of the hose purchased for the farm turned out to be an order of magnitude larger than the diameter of the pipe from which the water is supplied? How to do everything correctly and fix the hose so that the water categorically refuses to flow? In fact, there is nothing complicated about it.
The problem is very popular: I bought a new garden hose without checking the diameter of the pipe from which the water is supplied. As a result, the hose turned out to be much thicker and does not stick to the tube, which in itself leads to the fact that water flows through the existing slots. In no case should one put up with this state of affairs. This problem can be solved simply and gracefully.
The fact is that the vast majority of materials from which garden watering hoses are made have heat-shrink properties. This, in turn, means that the material tends to change its properties (shrink) when heated. Thus, the problem with a large hose diameter can be solved with the help of trivial heating, in which any burner will help us.
Of course, you can't just take and heat the hose in order to reduce one of its ends. First, remove the metal nipple from the water supply (e.g. pump). This element should be inserted into the hose and only then heating should be carried out in order to shrink. As soon as the hose "hugs" the part, it is necessary to put a clamp on it at the point of contact with the fitting. The latter is tightened with a bolt and nut.
After this, no hose will leak during operation.
If you want to know even more interesting things about running a dacha economy, then you should read about 15 practical crafts made of PVC pipes, which will definitely come in handy at their summer cottage.