Originally Posted by ArcadeImp
What happens if you was a non-washable hose?
Take an untreated iron skillet one of those grey ones that doesn't have any oil cooked into it yet. Then wash it in the dishwasher and set it out on your cabinet over night. What happens to them happens to the metal coil in your non washable hose.
Or a site you may be familiar with, the statue of liberty. At one time she was a deep rich golden brown. What happened to her happens to an unwashable hose when you wash it only replace green with bright red.