Garden hose fittings can be found in various styles and materials, with multiple names and purposes to match.With the help of this guide, you can confidently navigate the world of hosepipe attachments so you can be sure you’re purchasing the right type of hose pipe connector for your gardening and irrigation needs.
What are hose fittings?
A hose fitting also referred to as a hose coupling, hosepipe fitting, or hose pipe connector, is a piece of equipment used in gardening and irrigation to connect and join hosepipes to faucets, adaptors and other equipment. Hosepipe couplings come in many forms, sizes and styles, and depending on your needs, there will be a certain hosepipe fitting suited to your hosepipe watering system.
What are hosepipe fittings made of?
Most commonly in the UK, hosepipe fittings are made of brass or plastic. Both materials have their advantages and disadvantages, and we will discuss these in more depth in this article.