Model # WP38050FM

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null 3/8 in. Dia x 50 ft. Soaker Water Hose
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3/8 in. Dia x 50 ft. Soaker Water Hose

  • Small diameter makes it ideal for use around plants and shrubs
  • Features a recycled, environmentally-friendly design
  • Standard watering hose for landscaping, lawn and garden needs
$11.97 /each

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The 3/8 in. Dia x 50 ft. Soaker Water Hose is the choice of professional landscapers everywhere. Made from recycled materials, this soaker water hose uses a patented water restrictor, which reduces water consumption by 70%, resulting in a truly environmentally-friendly hose. The smaller diameter, higher crush resistance and tensile strength make it easier to manipulate around plants and shrubs, weeping tiny drops of water where they belong: the root zone.

  • Reduces water consumption up to 70%
  • 65% recycled rubber construction
  • Water restrictor helps control the flow
  • Leaks at a rate of 1 Gal. per ft., per hour
  • Burst pressure of 200 PSI
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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minimum pressure requirement?

I am planning to use this fed from a rain barrel. The pressure will obviously be much lower then a traditional 40-60 psi incoming water supply. Will the weak pressure still be enough to permeate the hose?
Asked by: Michael
It depends on the conditions. The best way is try some low pressure and find our your required soaker condition. Never try 40-60 psi for a long time it may rapture. As the price is low do not trust what is claimed. Asnet Dynamic Hoses - a division of Asnet Components Ltd Hong Kong (Wanchai Office / Sales) 23/F , On Hong Commercial Building, 145 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong Tel: (852) 3578-5372 Fax: (852) 3582-3310 E-mail: sales-1@asnetcomp.com www.asnetcomp.com
Answered by: HoseDynamics
Date published: 2016-06-29

How do I make a warranty claim?

Hose split in two while rewinding or ruptured under pressure during initial use.
Asked by: FJJ48
Hello FJJ48! Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Please contact the manufacturer Swan Products LLC at 800-800-4673 for warranty information and claims. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2016-08-21

Im looking at soaker hose for my palm trees, It will only be charged from the sprinkler system. Can this hose be cut to length ?

Do you carry a hose that can be cut to length
Asked by: Roscoe
Hi Roscoe, and thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. For your convenience we provide online the specifications per our manufacturer for the product for you to review to see if the product will suit your needs. However, The Home Depot cannot advise any customer of how to use the product purchased or will be purchased. It is to the customer’s discretion of how to use the product purchased. Any injuries resulting in improper use of product are not the responsibility of the Home Depot. Please be sure to read the instruction manuals that come with your products and/or contact the manufacturer for more assistance. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
Answered by: HomeDepot
Date published: 2017-03-18

Coverage?

I purchased two of these today. I came home and hooked them up at two locations and turned on the water. It began to bubble out at the start of the hose. I came back 45 minutes later and only about one half of the hose had water bubbling out if it the last halves were dry. I took off the end cap and no water was flowing out of the end of either hose. I'm on level ground. Is this the way they work only half of the hose flows water? What did I do wrong? All your reviews suggest that these are great products I'm a little baffled. Is there a secret to getting even water flow out the entire length of the hose or not?
Asked by: Robert
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Customer Reviews

3/8 in. Dia x 50 ft. Soaker Water Hose is rated 1.4 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do not buy!!! Bought four hoses and three were bad. All leaked from the connection point. Two did not sweat. One had a burst in it from the very first try. The fourth who knows??? By then I decided to not even bother trying. TOTAL GARBAGE!!!
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless Purchased 3 of these, thinking the brand would ensure good performance. They will be returned. After 3 hours of a wide open faucet, no benefit that I could see, as in a bit of moisture on the hose only, nothing on the ground. Changed out to yet another like it, exact same results. VERY disheartening and disappointing product. Can not recommend.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Look for an actual hose manufacturer I tried two of these, exchanging the first failed product. Same result: water shoots out the first foot of hose, little or no water out the rest of the hose. HD should not carry this product. (LOVE MiracleGro fertilizer.)
Date published: 2016-07-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Ditto junk I didn't think about reading a review on a soaker hose. Junk. Several hundred feet of this junk I should have tested. Maybe a way to force you to upgrade to a drip system. Which I will now do because this is junk. Did I mention it's junk? If not, it's junk. No wonder last year my plants didn't do well. Is there a 0 stars? I don't even write reviews.
Date published: 2015-06-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from soaker hose burst I have purchase several of these Gilmour soaker hoses and all of them have been defective. Past soaker hoses I have purchased came with a small pressure regulator disk, but these hoses did not have one. Instead, in very tiny print on the back of the label, they said the hoses are rated to 60 psi. The first hose I tried promptly burst when I turned the water on. On inspection I found a 3-inch gash at the far end of the hose, which I assumed had been there all along. The second hose I tried started bulging to about twice its diameter at the far end. I turned the water off and made my own pressure regulator disk, but when the hole in the disk was small the water only seeped out of the two ends of the soaker hose -- not out of the middle. When the hole was larger the far end of the hose bulged. I was never able to get the hose to where water seeped out throughout its length. (This, by the way, was on flat ground.) As I gradually increased the water pressure -- waiting 5 - 10 minutes between increases -- the hose eventually burst. The water never seeped out of the full length of the hose. I contacted Gilmour customer support 3 weeks ago to find out what the problem was but have not heard back from them. I would not recommend buying this product.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from don't waste your time and water Floods the garden in the first five feet of hose, slows to a trickle within 15 feet and no water at all beyond that. Poorly made and a terrible use of time and water.
Date published: 2012-06-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Failed quickly. This product failed within the first 10 minutes of use. A large split opened in the hose near the inlet end.
Date published: 2012-05-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very poor water flow, burst I had always used the 1/2" Apex soaker hose before. However, this year my local Home Depot only had the 3/8" WaterWorks hose. However, in a side-by-side comparison, the WaterWorks hose put out less than 1/4 of the water of the Apex. I know the WaterWorks hose is smaller in diameter, but do I really want to run it 5 times as long for the same amount of water? Plus, half way through the summer the WaterWorks hose burst.
Date published: 2015-08-08
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