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How to winterize your lawn sprinklers? #IrrigationAtlanta standard

A common question for those with yard, garden, or lawn irrigation systems. There are several things that must be done to winterize a sprinkler system. Since most systems don’t use auto-drain valves, we are just going to address those types of systems. If your system does not use auto-drain valves, then an air compressor must be used to blow the water out of the zones. Turn off the main water supply to the sprinkler system, and hook up an air compressor to the system. Pressurize the tank to about 60 psi and then open on of the valves manually. Run that station for 2 to 3 minutes to allow all the water to be removed from the system. Shut that ...

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Irrigation Atlanta #olderirrigationsystems standard

Not all older irrigation systems are fixable. Not all older irrigation systems need to be replaced. A thorough evaluation of your watering needs and irrigation system is necessary to determine if your irrigation system is repairable. It may also come down to a question of cost. In some cases, repairing an older irrigation system may not be cost effective when you compare repair costs with that of a new system, with a warranty. Also, technology in the irrigation industry is so far advanced from even 10 years ago that the actual “watering costs” should also be considered when considering whether to repair, update or  replace an older irrigation system. Please like & share:

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Irrigation Atlanta: Leaky Valves standard

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10 Helpful Lawn Irrigation Tips standard

1. Measure the amount of water applied in a 15 minute period using collection devices such as tuna or coffee cans. Adjust the runtime to deliver the required amount. 2. Avoid daily, light watering. 3. Use a screwdriver or soil probe to measure moisture (rainfall + irrigation water) penetration into the lawn. 4. Water to the bottom of the roots. Use a small shovel to determine how deep the roots are. Actually the soil should be kept moist to about half an inch deeper than the deepest roots to encourage downward growth. Roots are shallow in summer and deeper in spring/fall. 5. When watering on a slope, use Please like & share:

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Irrigation Systems Atlanta standard

Thinking about re-sodding your yard this spring? Make sure you have coordinated your new irrigation system with you sodding. Your new irrigation system should go in first so that the sod is ready to be watered. Please like & share:

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