Pick any number of possible situations and you can probably relate to many people who find themselves getting terribly frustrated when hoses start leaking or break entirely. Maybe it is a hose to the dishwasher or the one that attaches to your clothes washer leading the water to drain. Most of the time, when a hose breaks it is something that does so all of a sudden. One of the reasons it happens this way is that we don’t check our hoses as often as we should.
In a brief inspection of the hoses in your car, for instance, you can start by checking the hose clamps. A hose clamp or hose clip as it is also referred to is a device that is used to attach and form a tight seal with a fitting like a nipple or a barb. A hose