What is the best sprinkler timer?

Rain Bird

Who should I call for sprinkler repair?

A licensed sprinkler contractor

Why is my sprinkler system broken?

There are many reasons why a sprinkler system might be giving you trouble. If you can’t get it to work, check that your system has power first. You’ll then want to examine the following:

  • Timer
  • Pump Start Relay
  • Valve Solenoids

If you’re unable to determine the issue, call your local licensed expert.

How much does a residential irrigation system cost?

A residential irrigation system’s price can range from several hundred to several thousand dollars, depending on the size and scope of the work. The number and size of the zones usually dictates the price of the job.

How do I maintain my residential sprinkler/irrigation system?

To maintain your residential irrigation system, you’ll want to do the following:

  • Check the timer for seasonal settings.
  • Check rain sensor.
  • Run system zone by zone flagging problems.
  • Clean grass away from sprinkler heads.
  • Check spray direction of heads and adjust sprays.
  • Check sprays for good coverage.
  • Replace any broken equipment.

How do you plan a residential irrigation system?

To plan a residential irrigation system, we look at your property and sprinkler system capacity to determine which products to use, as well as which placements will be most efficient.

How much does it cost to fix a sprinkler system?

Many things can go wrong with a sprinkler system. Costs can range from $80 to $1,200 depending on what is broken, as well as how extensive the damage is. It all comes down to parts plus labor.

What is the best irrigation valve?

In our opinion, Irritrol has the most durable valve. We have used them commercially for years and have had very few issues.

What are the benefits of sprinkler maintenance?

Sprinkler maintenance is an insurance plan for your plants and lawn. We all get busy and forget to check our sprinkler system, but that system consists of hundreds of moving parts, which makes it all too easy to fall into disrepair.

Regular maintenance helps prevent the need for costly repairs. It also ensures that your lawn continues to look amazing.

What are the benefits of residential irrigation?

If you have grass or plants, they need to be watered. It’s as simple as that!

What type of sprinkler is required for a residential sprinkler system?

Home sprinkler systems use pop-up heads and rotors.

It’s important to note that residential sprinkler systems require professional-grade parts. Most local hardware stores only carry cheap, residential grade parts that won't last long.

What are the main types of sprinkler systems?

Sprinkler systems are categorized by where they draw their water from:

  • Lake
  • Well
  • City Water System

Lake and well sprinklers use a pump to draw water. A city water system has no pump.

How do I repair a damaged irrigation system?

First, never use your landscaper, as they do not have the inventory necessary to repair a system properly. They jerry rig systems when they don’t have the correct part, which causes more headaches later on.

It is better to call a licensed professional, as they have a van with hundreds of parts needed to make proper repairs. Homeowners also lack the parts necessary to make repairs and lose lots of time driving back to the hardware store trying to get it right. It is easier to reach out to a pro.

Why do I need irrigation maintenance?

Irrigation maintenance is needed to keep your system in optimum condition.

What is the best sprinkler pump?

There are many good pumps, but we like how reliable Goulds has been.

What is the best sprinkler head?

We’re K-Rain contractors because their sprinkler head is the best on the market.


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