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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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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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Spring is Upon Us standard

It looks like we are getting a taste of spring for the next several days. As any Atlantan knows, there will be more cold weather before spring stay. Prepare your existing irrigation system with a Spring Start Up. If your considering a new irrigation system, now is definitely the time to plan and get things underway. Please like & share:

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Irrigation Systems Atlanta standard

We can not stress enough the importance of having your irrigation system properly maintenance every spring and winter! Neglecting having proper maintenance done on your irrigation system by a qualified irrigation specialist can potentialy cost you lots of money on repairs. If you have made it through a season or two without maintenance of your system and didn’t incure repair cost to get your system back to proper operating condition, consider yourself lucky! Our guys went out today to do a quote for a customer who has neglected proper maintenance for several years. Unfortunately this customer will now incure a costly repair cost to get their system back to peak operating condition. Not to mention the cost to replace trees ...

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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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