How to get your system ready for spring

Posted: March 19, 2024 at 9:34 am

Sprinkler Maintenance 101

Spring is upon us, and it’s the perfect time to ensure that your sprinkler system is in top working condition. Regular maintenance of your sprinkler system is essential to keep it functioning at its best and prevent costly repairs in the future.

Here are some tips to help you get your sprinkler system ready for spring:

Check for damage Inspect your sprinkler heads and pipes for damage. Replace any that are broken or cracked. Do this before you begin to use the sprinklers to avoid wasting water.

Clean sprinkler heads and pipes Over time, sprinkler heads and pipes can become clogged with dirt, debris, and other sediments. Clean them out using a brush or compressed air to keep water flowing without obstructions. Be careful not to damage the heads.

Adjust sprinkler heads Ensure your sprinkler heads are pointing in the right direction and reach the desired area. Check for any leaks or overspray that might lead to water waste and fix the issue.

Test the system Once you’ve made the necessary repairs and adjustments, run a test cycle to verify that everything is functioning correctly. Observe if the system is working as expected.

By following these tips, you can ensure your sprinkler system is working efficiently and prevent water wastage. Regular maintenance is essential to keep your sprinkler system functioning properly for years.

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for a quarterly inspection of your sprinkler system throughout the year to prevent future mishaps, and keep your lawn and garden looking their best.