What is the difference between the Warley Fall HDG and your other steel watering cans?

What is the difference between the Warley Fall HDG and your other steel watering cans?

The Consistency of Pre-Galvanised Sheet Steel or The Durability of Hot Dip Galvanising?

One of the key elements that set our watering cans apart is the meticulous choice of materials. In this article, we aim to shed light on pre-galvanised steel, the material we use for all but one of our steel watering cans, how it differs from hot-dip galvanised steel and why these choices matter for your watering can.

Understanding Pre-Galvanised Sheet Steel:

Pre-galvanised refers to a process where steel sheets are coated with a layer of zinc before the final product is formed. This method involves passing the steel through a bath of molten zinc, creating a protective zinc coating on the surface. The result is a smooth and uniform finish that not only enhances the aesthetics of the watering can but also provides a good level of corrosion resistance.

Differences from Hot-Dip Galvanised Steel:

Hot-dip galvanising, on the other hand, involves immersing the steel watering can into a bath of molten zinc after it has been formed. This process creates a thicker and more durable layer of zinc coating compared to pre-galvanisation. While both methods aim to prevent rust and corrosion, the hot-dip galvanising process results in a more robust protective layer.

Durability vs. Aesthetics:

The choice between pre-galvanised and hot-dip galvanised steel depends on your priorities. If durability is your primary concern and your watering can is likely to endure harsh conditions or constant use, then a hot-dip galvanised watering can offers an extra layer of protection against corrosion. Because of this, our Warley Fall HDG covered by the Haws for Life lifetime guarantee.

However, if you value a smoother, more uniform finish, and are looking for an economical option, then a watering can made from pre-galvanised sheet steel is an excellent choice. The absence of the hot-dip galvanising process makes these products more affordable while still providing aa outstanding level of corrosion resistance, our indoor steel watering cans are covered by the 5-year Haws for Life guarantee, whereas our outdoor steel watering cans are covered for 10-years.


Cost Considerations:

It's important to note that the cost difference between the two processes is reflected in the final product. Pre-galvanised watering cans are more budget-friendly as they skip the additional step of hot-dip galvanising, making them an attractive option for customers looking for both quality and affordability.


At Haws Watering Cans, we believe in offering our customers choices that cater to their specific needs. Our use of pre-galvanised sheet steel ensures a sleek finish and a competitive price point, making our watering cans an ideal solution for those who prioritize aesthetics without compromising on corrosion resistance. Whether you opt for the extra durability of hot-dip galvanised steel or the cost-effective appeal of pre-galvanised sheet steel, rest assured that Haws Watering Cans stands behind the quality of each product we deliver with the Haws for Life Guarantee.

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