Dare we say it? It’s time to be thinking about winterizing your lawn sprinklers. The process of turning off your irrigation system for the winter is a task that should not be taken lightly. It is best preformed by a professional company to assure proper techniques are used. In this blog, we’re going to give you some information about why it’s important to winterize your system and cover the basic process.
Importance of Winterizing
Are you thinking about just shutting off the water and calling it a day? Then you definitely need the services of a qualified professional. Winterizing your system properly is crucial to the overall performance of your system. If water is left in the system over winter, the pipes may freeze causing them to burst. This can result in costly repairs in the future. Come spring, you’ll want to have a working irrigation system. You have a better chance of this if you properly shut down your system now
The Basic Process
1. Shut off the water supply to the sprinkler system
2. Turn off the controller that regulates water flow
3. Disassemble any excess pieces of the system
4. Drain the water in an organized way
5. Make any necessary repairs to the system
There is a lot more than meets the eye. This process has a lot of variables depending on your system, climate and special requirements. Our team of trained professionals has the knowledge to navigate almost any sprinkler system. Let them help you check one thing off your to-do list this fall and get prepared for the winter. You’ll be glad you did.
Are you in need of a company to winterize your lawn sprinklers? Give us a call today at 612-599-8675 or contact us online.