garden hose inside diameter is too small, it will cause problem to
washer with backpressure and trying to push thru the lint.
is this is for gardening water?
go to home depot and look at sump pump hoses in various lengths. after
measuring the washer discharge hose size inside and out. take along a
picture if possible.
and you'll need to read up on stuff like skip the phosphate detergents
if they are sold in your area.
A garden hose will present problems. Best to plumb it to the collection tank
with PVC (same as drains use) or a large diameter hose. If you put
restrictions in the line, you will have a backup in the machine. Once
collected, you can use a smaller hose to take it to the next step.
Be aware that there are going to be a lot of contaminants in the water so
check that it is safe for your intended use.
thanks for the tips, i was concerned about stepping the diameter down
by that much. i will head over to the home depot and see if they can
put me onto something. the intended use of the water is for shrubs.
On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 17:48:53 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I would pump the washer into another container, maybe a large garbage
can maybe. Then, use another pump to pump it outside through a garden
hose or pvc pipe. Keep in mind, though, that fine holes in any
sprinkler head may get clogged by anything in the water, including
lint. Some sprinkler heads that attach to a hose have a wide opening
that will work better.
good idea, i can pull the hose out of the drain and put it into a
large trash can, could work. there will not be anything to clog, i
will take the water by pail to the shrubs and foundation...thanks
On 25 Jun 2006 21:10:49 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
On some machines the outlet of the drain hose must be above the top of
the tub or the water can possibly be siphoned out of the tub during the
wash cycle. Mine drains into a 2" pvc pipe which runs under the house to
the front yard where it is hooked to black poly pipe. Besides not
wanting to waste the water, I am on a septic tank. The yard seems to
like it just fine, though I will admit I seldom use bleach.
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