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Sprinkler Repair

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Sprinkler Repair


Lawn Sprinkler Tips For The Changing Seasons

As the seasons shift, so do the needs of your lawn and its thirsty companion—the sprinkler system. A well-maintained sprinkler system ensures your lawn remains vibrant, healthy, and as green as a spring afternoon, no matter the season. Here are essential tips for homeowners to keep their sprinkler systems in top shape throughout the year:

Spring Awakening

After a long winter nap, your sprinkler system needs a gentle wake-up. Before you turn the system on for the first time:

  • Inspect: Check for any signs of damage to the sprinkler heads, valves, and pipes. Winter frost can cause cracks and leaks.
  • Clean: Clear debris from sprinkler heads to ensure even water distribution.
  • Professional Check-Up: Consider a professional inspection to adjust settings, replace damaged parts, and ensure efficient operation.

Summer Optimization

Summer demands the most from your sprinkler system, with high temperatures and sun exposure drying out your lawn.

  • Adjust the Schedule: Water your lawn during the early morning to minimize evaporation and ensure deeper soil penetration.
  • Monitor Rainfall: Use a rain sensor to avoid overwatering on rainy days, conserving water and protecting your lawn from getting too soggy.
  • Cycle and Soak: For sloped lawns, use the cycle and soak irrigation method to prevent runoff and ensure water absorption.

Fall Preparation

Autumn is the time to prepare your sprinkler system for the cooler months ahead.

  • Reduce Watering: As temperatures drop, plants need less water. Gradually reduce watering frequency.
  • Winterize: To prevent freezing and damage, thoroughly drain your sprinkler system. This might include blowing out the pipes with compressed air if you live in a colder climate.
  • Inspect and Repair: Late fall is a great time to make repairs and adjustments, preparing your system for next spring.

Winter Watch

Your system is mostly dormant during winter, but there are still things to keep in mind:

  • Insulate: Protect any above-ground pipes or valves with insulation to prevent freezing.
  • Plan Improvements: Winter is the perfect time to plan any upgrades or overhauls to your sprinkling system without disrupting your lawn’s water needs.

By following these seasonal tips, you not only extend the life of your sprinkler system but also contribute to a healthier, more resilient lawn. Remember, a little maintenance goes a long way in ensuring the beauty and vitality of your home’s outdoor space, season after season.


If you have any questions or need any type of sprinkler system repair, the experts at Mr Sprinkler Repair will be glad to help. Give us a call or 855-695-1000 to set an appointment.