How to Conserve Water when Maintaining a Lawn

Only 3% of the water on the planet is freshwater. With such a low percentage, it is extremely important to practice water conservation techniques. A majority of water that is wasted comes from the maintenance of one’s lawn. Fortunately, by updating your irrigation system and doing a bit of lawn maintenance, you can avoid wasting […]

How to Move a Sprinkler System Line

A man adjusting the placement of sprinkler lines in a yard with the words moving a sprinkler line

A well-placed sprinkler system can do wonders for your yard. In addition to keeping your plants and lawn green, a sprinkler system reduces weed growth and preserves soil nutrients. But what happens when your landscaping needs change? If your current sprinkler layout no longer meets your needs, or if you need to make some adjustments, you […]

What’s the Best Type of Yard Sprinkler for Me?

A green sprinkler that

Is your lawn looking a little brown? If so, then your grass may be suffering from a lack of water. During the hot summer months especially, your lawn needs plenty of water in order to thrive and grow. Rather than hoping for rain, the best course of action for restoring your lawn’s health is to […]

How to Find a Water Leak in a Sprinkler System

A person fixing a sprinkler beside the words "Sprinkler System Leaks"

A sudden spike in your water bill is a classic sign of water leaks in or around your home. If you haven’t been using more water than usual lately, then you’ll need to turn off the water supply to your home and check your water meter. If the meter’s needle continues to register water use […]

How to Prepare your Sprinkler System for Spring

A green lawn with sprinklers running and the words "Sprinkler Systems"

The warmer months of spring are finally here, and for many, this means taking the time to get their yards in tip-top shape. A green, healthy yard begins with proper irrigation and care during the early months of spring, and the easiest way to water your lawn is with a built-in sprinkler system. If you […]

Cold Weather And Your Sprinklers

A Frozen outdoor faucet in winter

Cold weather and your sprinkler system typically don’t mix. That’s why it’s so crucial to properly winterize your sprinkler system before the cold temperatures settle in for the season. Failure to do so keeps water trapped in the pipes – and during cold snaps, the pipes can crack if the existing water freezes and expands. Pipe fittings, […]

How To Set Automatic Sprinkler Controls

A Modern Automatic Sprinkler System Control Timer

One of the nice things about having an in-ground sprinkler system is that you don’t have to rely solely on rainfall to ensure your lawn gets the amount of water it needs. Another nice thing is you don’t have to drag a hose around the yard, placing an above ground sprinkler in various areas of your yard […]

Inspecting your Sprinkler System as Spring Begins

A sprinkler waters a patch of fresh green grass

If you haven’t used your sprinkler system since last summer, just know that a lot can happen to it over the course of fall and winter. The sudden changes in temperature throughout the seasons have been known to crack the pipes and harsh winters can leave them frozen. If the sprinkler heads suffered any damage […]