Quick and Easy Watering
Watering my yard reminds me of the Beatles tune “Twist and Shout.” Connecting hoses, nozzles and sprinklers involves a lot of twisting—and watching them leak involves a lot of shouting. The Aquor system aims to eliminate that song and dance. The first step is to replace your standard outdoor spigot with an Aquor house hydrant (a simple or difficult task depending on your situation). Next you secure a twist-lock connector to your garden hose. From then on, connecting your hose and turning on the water are as easy as inserting the connector into the hydrant and giving it a one-third twist. The house hydrant with backflow prevention (required in many areas) retails for $90; without (as shown) for about $75. Both are available with stem lengths up to 12 in. for varying levels of freeze protection. — Spike Carlsen
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