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Don't let your garden hose sit in some huge, tangled heap on the side of your home. There are plenty of great products out there to keep it tidy and ready for use. A garden hose reel doesn't just make it easier to use your hose but also to put it back, as some models can even retract automatically to save you the hassle of rolling it back up on your own. From mountable reels to mobile options and more, we've uncovered the best products to help keep your hose in order.

Best mountable hose reel: Ames NeverLeak AutoWinder Retractable Wall Mount Reel

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The Ames NeverLeak AutoWinder Hose Reel is one of the most durable picks around. With 100 feet of built-in hose included, you shouldn't have any trouble getting it to reach across your yard. Plus, it retracts with a simple tug to save you the time of putting it back yourself.

$187.80 at Amazon

Hose on-the-go: Liberty Garden 4-Wheel Garden Hose Reel Cart

While a majority of garden reels are wall-mountable and designed to stay in one spot, this is one of the few reels that lets you wheel your garden hose wherever you need it! It can hold up to 250 feet of 5/8-inch hose and even has a built-in storage basket for your most-used tools.

$149.99 at Amazon

More hose sizes: Hozelock Auto Reel

The Hozelock Auto Reel comes with an integrated premium anti-kink hose and is designed to automatically retract to put the hose away for you when you're done using it. It's available with a few different hose sizes so you can choose the right length for your yard.

$199.36 at Amazon

Get the look: Liberty Garden Decorative Wall Mount Garden Guide Hose Reel

If style is just as much of a factor for you as function is, this decorative garden hose reel by Liberty Garden Products could be the perfect match. It's made of cast aluminum to resist rust and hard water, and it's capable of holding up to 125 feet of 5/8-inch hose.

$138.99 at Amazon

Lock it down: Giraffe Retractable Garden Hose Reel

Giraffe's Garden Hose Reel can be mounted onto your wall and features an integrated hose made of PVC that measures 60 feet long. There's even an attached sprayer with nine adjustable settings to help with your watering. Plus, the hose can be locked to a length of your choosing.

$92.99 at Amazon

Safe from the elements: Giraffe Hideaway Garden Hose Cabinet with Crank Handle

Hide your garden hose away in Giraffe Tools' Garden Hose Cabinet. It's both durable and heavy enough to stay on your deck or patio when you're using the hose. With its Double Seal Water System, you don't have to worry about leaks or corroding.

$169.99 at Amazon

Reeling it in...

The first thing you should consider when choosing your garden hose reel is how long of a hose you actually need. Some options can hold more than others, such as the Ames NeverLeak AutoWinder Retractable Wall Mount Reel. It comes with 100 feet of 1/2-inch hose included in comparison to other models which may not even include a hose at all. Ames' garden hose reel doesn't allow you to switch out the hose for another, so that's also something to keep in mind as there are plenty of options that allow you to use the hose of your choosing.

If you don't want to mount a hose reel or if you wish you could bring your hose around your yard more easily, the Liberty Garden 4-Wheel Garden Hose Reel Cart could be closer to what you want. It's a garden hose reel built onto a 4-wheeled cart that you can push along to wherever you need it. It can also hold more than any of the other reels in this guide, supporting up to 250 feet of 5/8-inch hose all at once..

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