Best on the market, a joy to use, worth every cent, You can't beat Quality.
Quality and value for money, reliable, fantastic product, would happily and confidently recommend to anyone who is looking for a garden hose reel , the fact that they have brass fittings generates product confidence
We have seven of these - the later ones are better. Service/attitude is terrible
We have seven of these in different lengths. They looked lovely on arrival but have weathered terribly. We concreted 90x90 square metal posts in the ground and painted them to match the fences and mounted all of the reels. We are mature people and the hoses are for general garden use. Having so many they don't get a lot of use but 4 out of seven have failed (both in and out of warranty).
The last one to fail was the shortest one. It took a full removal of the entire hose (every time) to get it to retract and sort of wobbled. One day it may a te...
Purchased in at Delrico .
Good to begin with ...
Bought this on the basis of being trouble free. It was to begin with but then it never could quite finish retracting the last bit of the hose, and then each time it was leaving a longer and longer bit out to the point of it not being practicable.
What I do know was that it if you have a go in trying to rectify said problem, Delrico won’t provide you with a technical diagram for you to see what you might be able to do. They want you to get it fixed by them. Sure let’s spend more money on having it shipped and then repaired ( at your cost if out of warranty) .
This new reel replaced one that had gone grey, quite some years old.
As we already have one for the back yard needed to replace the front yard one, old and not working properly, you all know how that is.
Purchased another brand from a well known hardware store, hose delaminated within fifteen minutes of first use, along its length, failure and returned.
Obviously happy with the new Delrico replacement, now front and back. Spent well no more cheap rubbish for us.
Would highly recommend Delrico.
Purchased in for $249.
Reliable and lasts the distance
I required reliable retractable hoses for my large gardens and have only just replaced them all after 15 yrs continuous use. Sold the property with hoses still intact and working well. Recently bought 4 more retractable Delrico hoses for our new house and wouldn’t go past them. Well worth the money.
Purchased in .
All bling and no zing
Fittings look good but leak badly
Retract / hold has a mind of its own sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't
Difficult to get to fully retract as hose jams and won't go any further
2 Year Review
Bought the 28m hose reel 2 years ago for my elderly parents based on Choice Review and the slow return mechanism.
No point in reviewing back then as all new things work usually.
Good news is that 2 years later the hose and mechanism have been faultless.
Very pleased and would buy again. Also, as another reviewer noted, the diameter of the hose seems a bit larger than the cheap Chinese ones you can get from Bunnings. So waterflow is very fast.
Forget it they're rubbish
I bought three of their retractable hose reels one still retracts after a couple of years the brass fittings fail as do the rubber grips on the fittings, I tried to phone the company on a few occasions only to get a message service and not once have they phoned back, they have a one two warranty once you've got it its too late,
We thought that with the expensive price we'd have reliability and service crap is what we got!!!
You can do far better buying from your local hardware store for half the price that way if they do fail you haven't done your hard earned savings
Why did a buy a DelricoHose Reel.
Quite simply because my old Delrico Hose Reel stopped working after many years of continuous use. Because I was so happy with my old Delrico Hose Reel, I purchased another one. I did not shop around or check opposition hose reels. I replaced my old hose reel with exactly the same item and I expect another long life from my new hose reel. Save yourself a lot of time and just buy a Delrico Hose reel.
After purchasing our hose reel it had to be returned soon after due to the hose not retracting. It is now doing so again and leaking badly from the fittings. Expect more from an expensive item but unfortunately we're now out of warranty so guess that's that!
Having used one for the backyard for the past 10+years, and it being very reliable, have purchased another for the front yard. Very happy with the durability of the product and easy handling. Happy customer.
We have a large backgarden. Purchased our first Delrico more than 10 years ago and it's still going strong with almost daily use.
Purchasing another one today for the front.
Product has been updated since we purchased our first.
This unit has a thicker hose and brass fittings when compared to other major brands that are a similar price.
Service was friendly and professional.
Couldn't go past them. Would recommend to family and friends. Looking forward to another 10 years of use.
Failed just out of warranty period
THESE DO NOT LAST. Paid good money for 2 of these based on a “shire” recommendation. After two years holding and retraction is hit and miss. Hose is ruptured inside one of the reels. The housing is faded and trim has come away. Emailed Deleico for repair instructions with NO response! . Given the price you would be better off buying a name brand at BUNNINGS. Footnote. 3 months later no communication from
Delrico. Pulled them down and thrown them away. Rip off
After researching the product and paying for what I thought was a premium product I was expecting high performance. The reality after 2 years is that it’s the same as any other product out there. The casing has markedly faded and become brittle and discoloured. The hose retracts sometimes and at others not all the way in. The brass fittings are good and the hose has no leaks or dings. The most dissatisfaction comes from the appearance of the casing - old and weathered looking in just over 2 years although it’s located on the south side of a wall and not in sun all the time....cheaper to get something that costs less and replace every couple of years...which I will be doing next time
No better than any other hose
Delrico is more expensive than other brands. Casing has become brittle from the sun, hose will not retract correctly and the brass nozle broke soon after being purchased. Will be buying a cheaper brand, with the same warranty.
Questions & Answers
We have a 28m hose reel which is 2 years old,used occassionly, and now it will not lock when extended. Being elderly it is tiring to hold the hose whilst watering. How can this lock be repaired.
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Hose won't retract or move. How can this be fixed?
Second 5 year old reel sent in and returned with locking mechanism fixed properly.
$60 return shipping. No charge for repair.
Two weeks turn around this time.
I'm sure it was the Corona Prevention Restrictions.
Thanks for the fix Delrico.
Get an answer from our members and Delrico representatives
- There are 2 different Delrico Retractable Hose Reels: the 25m Retractable Hose Reel with SRS (Slow Return System), and the 14m Retractable Hose.
- The 25m model is ideal for most Aussie backyards, and can easily reach all corners of the garden, while the 14m hose reel is better suited to smaller gardens, balconies, patios, and courtyards.
- The Slow Return System on the 25m hose reel slows down the retraction speed to a safe speed if the hose is accidentally let go, giving you extra peace of mind.
- Both designs have brass fittings (including the fireman’s nozzle, piston, adaptor, and connectors), and a stainless steel spring and clasp.
- All Delrico Retractable Hose Reels come with a 3-year warranty.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that the hose reel was long lasting and reliable, thanks to its high quality fittings.
- They also found that it had a good water flow.
A point of pain:
- Some reviewers noted that the hose sometimes had trouble retracting - some days it worked, some days it didn’t.
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