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How to Repair Squirrel Bitten Coil Garden Hose ?

Posted by bethfl 7b (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 10, 10 at 9:40

Hi. Not sure if I'm posting in the best place. Anyway, twice a pesky squirrel has bitten two tiny holes in our coil type garden hose. Any tips on how to best repair this? And to discourage repeat bites? Thanks, Beth

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RE: How to Repair Squirrel Bitten Coil Garden Hose ?

Any repair would be temporary at best. You can try wrapping the holes with plumbers tape and putting a hose clamp over the tape covered bites, but I'm not sure how effective it would be. To discourage any critter your best defence is to give him a hot mouthful. Sprinkle Cayenne pepper over the damp hose. Or you can put the hose in some kind of container.

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