Sprinkler heads

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Old 08-05-18, 07:26 AM
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Sprinkler heads

I have had my irrigation system for about 30 years. Over those years, the lawn seems to be quite a bit higher than the heads. In some cases the heads barely make it above the grass. Yes, I do keep my lawn cut high. So, I was wondering what the best way to lift the heads?. I am trying to avoid digging up the heads and placing a rock under them. Advise? Thanks.
 
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Old 08-05-18, 07:39 AM
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You "should" be able to simply unscrew and remove the sprinkler heads, attach a riser and reattach the head to the sprinkler system. The risers are relatively cheap. You'll need to measure the how far up you want to raise the heads and measure to see what length risers you need.

BTW, sprinkler heads have a way of settling in the soil and dropping 1-2" after installation.
 
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Old 08-05-18, 03:16 PM
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You want to use cut off risers which allow you to adjust the height as needed.

The grass level also rises over the year as mulch is laid down so sprinkles drop.

I have about 50 I need to tackle one of these days, ugh!

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/a...1&d=1533503760
 
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Thanks guys. Hey Marq1. Did you want to practice on 30 or 40 before you tackle yours??? (LOL)
 
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