Lawn Sprinklers

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Removing a Sprinkler System

Removing a sprinkler system is something that can be done for many different reasons. You might be moving

How to Install Automatic Sprinklers

Installing automatic sprinklers benefits your lawn and your home value. In fact, this relatively inexpensive

Adding a Sprinkler Timer

Adding a sprinkler timer to an existing sprinkler system is an easy process that requires a little bit

Gluing PVC Irrigation Pipe: 4 Tips

Working with PVC irrigation pipe is not a difficult job. As long as you measure your cuts carefully,

Sprinkler System Pros and Cons

A sprinkler system is a very common method for watering lawns and gardens. For example, sprinklers are

How to Install a Rain Sensor

A rain sensor is a device that can be attached to your sprinkler system to automatically turn it off

How Does a Rain Sensor Work?

A rain sensor for your water sprinkler irrigation system is a great saver of time, money and embarrassment.

Sprinkler Controller: Open vs Closed Loop Systems

For some time there has been the capacity to provide the correct level of irrigation to plants using

Replace an In-Ground Sprinkler Head in 7 Steps

An in-ground sprinkler in a lawn irrigation can become damaged for any number of reasons, but most damage

In-Ground Sprinkler Troubleshooting

Once they've had an in-ground sprinkler system for watering lawns, there are few homeowners who would

In-Ground Sprinkler Installation: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

Even though you might never have done it before, installing an in-ground sprinkler system is simple once

Oscillating or Rotary Sprinkler: Which is More Efficient?

The debate over whether a rotary sprinkler or an oscillating sprinkler has divided many people. Some

Selecting Underground Sprinkler Pipe: PVC or Polyethylene?

An underground sprinkler pipe system can be a great investment in the future survival of your garden.

Alternatives to an In-Ground Sprinkler System

An in-ground sprinkler system is an effective, time saving method for watering your lawn and garden.

How to Connect Underground Sprinkler Pipes

Of all the tasks that one must perform when installing an in-ground sprinkler system, the digging, laying

Estimating the Cost of a Lawn Sprinkler System

Having a lawn sprinkler for your lawn is a must. Lawn sprinklers are very useful, but if installed incorrectly,

Repair a Pulsating Sprinkler in 6 Steps

A pulsating sprinkler is a lawn sprinkler that delivers a low stream of water in a large area. They are

4 Common Causes of Sprinkler System Problems

As with anything mechanical, a sprinkler system is bound to experience problems over time. The causes

How to Repair a Sprinkler Valve

Your lawn watering system is only effective if every sprinkler valve is working properly. Sprinkler valves

How to Select Lawn Sprinkler Pumps

Before installing a lawn sprinkler system in your yard, it's important to understand the different types

Pop-Up Sprinkler Head Repair in 7 Steps

A pop-up sprinkler head in your lawn irrigation system may, as it ages, start spraying slowly or intermittently,

How to Replace a Sprinkler Control Valve

A sprinkler control valve determines the effectiveness of the equipment spraying water on lawns or gardens.

5 Types of Pop-Up Sprinkler Heads

Choose the right kind of pop up sprinkler heads to most effectively water your yard and gardens. Read

How to Adjust a Rotor Sprinkler

Rotor sprinklers are a type of lawn sprinkler that helps to maintain lush green grass and the pretty

How Does a Sprinkler Control Valve Work?

The sprinkler control valve is your automatic sprinkler system's most important element. The control

How to Replace a Broken Rotor Sprinkler

To maintain a good healthy lawn, you should keep the heads of your rotor sprinkler in good working order.

How to Adjust a Sprinkler Valve

Adjusting a sprinkler valve in your sprinkler system is essential for maximizing the sprinkler system’s

How to Repair a Stuck Sprinkler Valve

A sprinkler valve can become stuck due to age, damage or if it is regularly exposed to the elements.

How to Replace the T-Fitting for a Lawn Sprinkler Head

The t-fitting of a lawn sprinkler head is the piece that the riser attaches to. The riser extends upward

How to Repair a Leaking Lawn Sprinkler System

When you find reduced water pressure in one or more of your lawn sprinkler system heads, or when you

Troubleshooting a Leaking Lawn Sprinkler System

A malfunctioning lawn sprinkler system doesn't usually take a lot of know-how to fix. Most of the problems

How to Build and Install a PVC Sprinkler System, Part 1

Building and installing your own PVC sprinkler system does not have to be as difficult as you may imagine.

How to Replace an Anti-Siphon Valve

You may know already that lawn sprinkler systems and any external hose spigots in your home require an

How to Build and Install a PVC Sprinkler System, Part 2

In the first part of this guide to building and installing your own PVC sprinkler system, you laid out

Installing a Sprinkler System Valve

A sprinkler system valve is a necessary component of the entire sprinkler system. It controls the flow

How to Repair a Cracked PVC Sprinkler System

A crack in a PVC sprinkler system will usually result in a loss of pressure or in water seeping up out

Fixing a Leaking Pop Up Sprinkler

Anyone who owns or maintains a lawn will eventually find a plugged or broken pop up sprinkler in his

How to Install a Shrub Sprinkler System

Shrub sprinkler system is easy to install into the ground if you want an underground sprinkler system

Installing Sprinklers to Upgrade a Sprinkler System

Installing sprinklers to expand an existing sprinkler system is a cost effective way of increasing the

Lawn Sprinkler Repair: Main Line Break

Lawn sprinkler repair is something that can be tricky if you are unaware of what exactly is wrong with