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Anti Kink Hose

I'm SO fed up with kinking hoses. 
Has anyone found any which are genuinely "anti kink".
I appreciate if there is such a thing , it'll be pricey, but kinking hosepipes are driving me crazy


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,299
    I had one that was anti kink, I won it in a raffle a good few years ago so I don't know the price. Its anti kink properties have gradually diminished over the years and now it's as bad as any of them

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • RoddersUKRoddersUK Posts: 536
    I bought this, seems quite decent. They do other makes too.
  • FireFire Posts: 17,348
    I guess you would be after a very long one. My 30 ft expanding hose pipe (Hozelock) is great. Fragile but great.
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 9,594
    I bought one of these a few years ago. It doesn't kink as badly as the hoses I've had previously, but it's not totally kink-free particularly when it gets caught on things like bin wheels.
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 5,405
    For the past couple of years I have one of these textile hoses from Aldi. It's GREAT, doesn't kink. It's like a soft piece of rope, very flexible. Unfortunately they're not in stock but Gardena have a similar product.

  • SkandiSkandi Posts: 1,717
    I have thicker rubber ones much heavier but they don't kink anywhere near as much, you actually have to work at it rather than just look at them. The brand won't help you though :(. They also last well, they are 6 years old (two 25m hoses) and still going strong.
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,555
    Seems a genuinely anti kink hose is as easy to find as Unicorn Horn. 
    I'll keep trying.
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 9,594
    I think with normal hoses (not the soft kind that @Loxley linked to) there'd be a tradeoff between propensity to kink and weight/manoevrability. A stiffer, thicker, heavier hose would be less likely to kink but harder to move around and coil up. Taken to the extreme the ultimate in non-kinking would be a rigid pipe, but then it wouldn't be a hose.
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • NollieNollie Posts: 7,324
    IMO Gardena hoses and non-leak fittings beat all other proprietary brands on the market in the non-kinking stakes. I have two, the older one that must be nearly ten years old, doesn’t kink and still going strong. It has a high rubber content and is better than the newer ‘flex’ one which is more plastic, but the latter still rarely kinks. 
    Mountainous Northern Catalunya, Spain. Hot summers, cold winters.
  • CatDouchCatDouch Posts: 419
    I’ve got a Flexi hose, a green one that expands when water is flowing and then shrivels up when not in use. When I met my husband and we moved into our new home he bought a Hoselock one and fitted the contraption to our wall as he didn’t like the Flexi hose 🙄 However I notice that we both prefer to use the Flexi hose as it obviously doesn’t/can’t kink and can be dragged around obstacles with no problem so it’s definitely got my vote. I suppose the only downside is that it doesn’t have a neat holder like the Hoselock.
    South Devon 
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