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Hoe reel faults
Didn’t use it much then stopped retracting , probably only a year old won’t buy another fairly expensive wall hook don’t know what else to say only that the plastic faded.
Holman hose tell which stopped rewinding
This is the second and last Holman hose reel we will ever buy. The spring has stopped working and the product is not that old. Less than two years and it isn’t used much and never fully extended. I will lock for the docket and update this review with the exact purchase date shortly.
Purchased in March 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse Retail Stores for $100.00.
I will never buy anything Holman
First one purchase lasted 6
months and was replaced under warranty. The replacement has failed the same as the other one but it did not make the distance but the warranty was dated back to the first purchase. I had purchased another Holman from Bunnings and it has suffered the same problem. I would never ever buy anything with Holman stamped on it. 3 units 3 failers.
Purchased in May 2020.
Poorly designed retracting hose reel
I have had two Holman 1130H 30m retractable hose reels (I’ve probably had more but I’ve erased the bad experiences from my memory). They last about 2-3 years before they won’t retract anymore. No matter how carefully one looks after them that’s their longevity (or to coin a phrase their shortevity). Then you have a perfectly good hose that doesn’t retract and you need to coil it yourself. Save yourself some money and just buy a hose. The retracting system is poorly designed and/or built. It’s a shame because otherwise it’s a good product. You g...o to all the effort to mount it on your wall and two years later you are removing it to install a more robust one if a different brand. I don’t know why Bunnings still stock them as they must get lots returned. Colin.
I just bought this a week ago from Bunnings. Put it up yesterday and went to use it and it has reduced the pressure to a ridiculously low level. I unwound the entire 30metres thinking it could be a kink, but no, the pressure is just shi*. I could urinate a harder flow. Also it kinks very easy. My $10 hose from Bunnings blows this out of the water. I changed out nozzles thinking it could be that, but still rubbish. Wish I read these reviews before buying this product. Now I have four holes in my brickwork for no reason. Taking this hunk of shi* back tomorrow.
Purchased in June 2021 at Bunnings Warehouse Retail Stores.
I have a hose reel and the brake has stopped working on mine too. Looking at this thread this seems to be a common problem which Holman are aware of. The goods are not of acceptable quality if there is a known defect and people should be able to seek a refund through the manufacturer regardless of warranty period
Purchased in May 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse for $100.00.
The product seems to have poor quality retract system, I purchased two reels at the same time, the spring fails after 20 to 30 extensions. Certainly wouldn't buy this product
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I have 2 retractable hose reels and am very happy with them both. One is normal retractable while the other is battery operated. Also when I have made enquiries with Holman I have found that their customer service is friendly and helpful. I found the hose and all the attachments a pleasure to use after using others that kink and leak.
Purchased in March 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse.
Purchased 3 and replaced 3. Never again. They all began to leak and stopped retracting. I'm very careful when retracting but still broke. No replacement this time I got my money back. Wish I had read reviews before purchasing.
Purchased in October 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse for $139.00.
Like rewinding it but hate pulling the back breaking hose out.
The quality of our Holman hose winder was excellent BUT I had to give it away because although lovely to rewind, pulling the darned thing out 4 times a day was too back breaking for me, not to mention it pulling back against me as I pull it out. Purchased around one million years ago and was still working very well. Sadly too annoying.
Purchased at Bunnings Warehouse.
Unfortunately this is my 3rd hose and all have in some way kinks, no matter wether u put it in hot water to soften hoping it will work still kinks . One time you could buy little metals pieces to put over the kink part of the hose. A expensive hose too constantly link
Purchased at Bunnings Warehouse Retail Stores for $130.00.
This is the second 30mtr unit we’ve had, the first one replaced by Bunnings under warranty had it around 6 months and the auto reel wind failed I noticed the little belt slipped off, we’ve had the second on 2 weeks and it’s failed also not happy
Purchased in February 2021 at Bunnings Warehouse Retail Stores for $120.00.
I love neat retractable hoses
I have bought two 30metre Holman reels
Spring broke after 4 -6 months
Once busted : not fixable ? ?correct
I think once the spring is sprung thats it.
I will contact the number ( thanks) and ? Warranty
Frustrating because I can see me buying another Holman, if only because I have the fittings in the renderrred wall .
Purchased in October 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse for $120.00.
Holman hoses - the king of Kink
Nothing kinks as easily as a Holman hose. I made the mistake of buying three of them and my blood pressure and swear rate went through the roof. Do yourself a favour and pay a little extra for a decent quality hose.
Retractable hose will not retract.
I bought a 30m retractable hose a little over 6 months ago. I am unable to retract it more than around halfway. I tried pulling it completely out and rewinding but it would not go more than about halfway.
Purchased in August 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse.
Questions & Answers
My hose won’t retract for the last 10 metres, can I fix this?
Hi Karen, We're sorry to hear you are having problems with your retractable unit.
While some parts in the units can be repaired or replaced, other parts such as the locking mechanism and internal spring are not serviceable - this is for safety reasons. We do offer replacement on units that fail within the 2 year warranty period. If you do have your receipt, please use this for your return.
Thank you, your Holman Team!
My hose wont lock it just keeps retracting how can I fix it
That’s what happened with mine. If you have a receipt there is a two year warranty. Mine broke just before the two year limit. Bunnings we’re good and said they will go or the refund at the end of lockdown. It’s happened twice to me. I will pay more for another brand next time. Hope this was helpful
Hi John, we're sorry to hear this is happening to your reel. Please give us a call on 1300 716 188 - the team are here to help from 7.30am until 4pm Perth local time (Monday - Friday) and we can troubleshoot this with you.
We hope to hear from you soon, your Holman Team.
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