Should I Repair or Replace a Sprinkler System?

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No plumbing system is meant to last forever, but installing a new one may be more expensive than repairs. Although fixing a sprinkling system is certainly possible in most cases, there are certain points where you start to throw good money after bad in keeping a difficult sprinkler system going. Here’s how to decide if you should repair your sprinkling … Read More

When Should I Replace My Sprinkler System?

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Upgrading Your Sprinkler System If you are thinking about changing your landscaping, your sprinkler system may need a refresh to accommodate the new design. Here’s where to put your sprinkling system into your upgrade plan to ensure the least hassle or delay. Prior to Installing New Landscaping As you start to plan out your summer garden, you might be tempted … Read More

How Much Water Does My Lawn Need?

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It’s an age old question about your yard. Using too much water is a waste, but not enough puts your landscaping at risk. With this guide, you will know how to adjust your watering to the proper amount. 1. Test Watering Cycle The first step to take is to turn on the watering cycle and see how it runs. If … Read More

Your Sprinkling System Is Flooding. Now What?

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You go outside to check on your sprinkler, and see that a portion of the yard is flooded. Before you start to panic, take a deep breath and realize that you can probably identify the problem and have it repaired within a day or two. Here’s how to prevent damage to your lawn, and what might be going wrong. Stop … Read More

Simple Ways to Save Water in the Garden

Save Water in the Garden

When a hot summer is on its way, the last thing you want to worry about is increasing the California drought by consuming too much water in your garden. These tips help you save without sacrificing your luscious landscaping. Pick an Appropriate Watering System You already know that just running a hose all over your yard is not a particularly … Read More

New Sprinkler System: Check This Before You Dig

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As spring moves closer, you start to think about doing some serious gardening. Before you get out your shovel to tinker with your sprinkling system, here is a checklist for what you need to inspect first. Root Structures of Trees and Bushes Trees and bushes grow deep roots, especially if they are located in one spot for years or even … Read More

Sprinkling System Trends for 2017

Sprinkling Trends

It may seem crazy to consider gardening in the winter, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about your spring garden. With a focus on efficiency and practicality, the home irrigation trends for 2017 simplify your life and make caring for your garden even easier. Here are the latest trends in sprinkling systems, with a look to future … Read More

Winter Preparation for Sprinkler Systems

Once the weather finally cools down, you will want to shut off your sprinkler system and save some energy and water throughout the winter. With this guide, you will know how to shut it down and help to protect it until spring. Gradually Decrease Watering Overwatering poses more of a risk to you than possibly damaging your lawn and garden. … Read More

Troubleshooting Your Home Sprinkler System

When spring is in full swing, you like to test out your sprinkler system before it gets hot. What do you do when it does not seem to work very well? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do at home to try to solve the problem quickly. Here are some tips to help you locate and resolve minor … Read More

Preparing Your Plumbing for Spring

Winter poses a lot of risk to your home and especially to its plumbing during freezing temperatures. You may look forward to getting to spring so you can start gardening and enjoying the nice weather. However, once the weather starts to warm up, there are a few tasks you need to complete before you can safely turn on your outdoor … Read More