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January 2019

How to Maintain & Upgrade Your Irrigation System

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Irrigation systems need regular maintenance to keep them working efficiently year after year. Damage from lawn equipment or improper winterization can cause leaks and other serious problems. Do It Yourself 1. Inspect your System Monthly Check for leaks, broken or clogged sprinkler heads, and other problems. Clean clogged screens and drip irrigation filters as needed. 2. Adjust Sprinkler Heads Remove or correct obstructions that prevent sprinklers from distributing water evenly….

Planning for an Irrigation System

WaterSmart® Irrigation 101: Make Your Irrigation System Smart

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Most homeowners overwater their yard, unintentionally wasting money every time they take out the hose or turn on the sprinklers. Using an automated irrigation system is one of the best ways to keep your lawn and landscape beautiful and healthy, while minimizing water waste. Make time each season to be sure you’re getting the most out of your irrigation system, while keeping utility bills low and helping to protect the…

5 Simple Steps to Get Your Snowblower Ready for Storage

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Good-bye, winter. Summer will be here before you know it! Get your snowblower prepped for off-season storage in 5 simple steps to prevent startup issues next year. 5-Step Snowblower Winterization 1. Drain the Fuel System Start the engine and run it dry of fuel. If you haven’t added a fuel treatment during the season, add a little now to prevent residual fuel from forming gummy deposits or fouling the carburetor…

What to Consider Before You Invest in an Irrigation System

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Using an automated irrigation system is one of the best ways to keep your lawn and landscape beautiful and healthy while minimizing water waste. Plan carefully for a reliable, flexible irrigation system that can grow and evolve along with your landscaping. Plan for Now 1. Meet Code Requirements Include the right backflow prevention device for your area. Required by the National Plumbing Code for all irrigation systems, backflow prevention devices prevent…