Maintaining a lush and vibrant lawn is a labor of love, and at the heart of that effort lies your residential sprinkler system. To keep your landscape looking its best, regular upkeep of your sprinkler system is crucial. Welcome to this guide by Suburban Lawn Sprinkler Co., where we’ll share our expert tips on mastering the art of residential sprinkler upkeep.
Create a Routine Maintenance Schedule
Just like any other equipment, your sprinkler system needs consistent care. Establish a routine maintenance schedule that includes regular checks and tasks. Dividing tasks across the seasons ensures that your system remains efficient and problem-free.
Inspect for Leaks and Clogs
Leaks and clogs can waste water and lead to uneven watering. Regularly inspect your sprinkler heads and pipes for leaks. Clean clogged nozzles or heads promptly to maintain uniform water distribution.
Monitor Water Pressure
Proper water pressure is essential for optimal sprinkler performance. Periodically check the water pressure to ensure that it falls within the manufacturer’s recommended range. Low pressure can result in inadequate coverage, while high pressure can damage the system.
Inspect Wiring and Electrical Components
For automated systems, check the wiring, controllers, and electrical components. Damaged wires or faulty controllers can disrupt your system’s operation.
Winterize the System
Before the cold weather sets in, properly winterize your sprinkler system. Drain water from the lines to prevent freezing and potential damage. If you’re unsure, consider seeking professional assistance to ensure proper winterization.
With these maintenance tasks on your mind, your best bet is to reach out to us here at Suburban Lawn Sprinkler Co. Our team of experts can come out to do a maintenance check on your lawn irrigation system to ensure that it is working properly for your lawn.
We can also take the time to offer our winterization services for your sprinkler system during the colder seasons. Contact Suburban Lawn Sprinkler at (508) 872-2727 today or visit us online for more information!