Sprinkler Service Tips for Residential Customers
Before you call out a Sprinkler Company there are a few things that you can check to make sure that you really need a service technician. Here are some tips on checking your sprinkler sytem before you call a technician.
My Timer is not coming on!
Check to make sure that your Timer has power by checking your breaker box. It might be a tripped breaker. Also make sure that your Timer is set to come on.
My sprinkler heads are not poping up when the system is on!
When your sprinkler system is on, walk around your property to see if there are any leaking pipes. Also check to see if any of your sprinkler heads are broken off.
My pump motor is not coming on!
Check to make sure your Sprinkler Timer is working. Look to see if there are any lose wires around the motor or Timer.
My motor is running but there is no water coming out of my sprinkler heads!
Connect your garden hose to the hose bibb on your sprinkler system and turn of the ball valve on the discharge side. Turn on your city water and check for leaks by your pump.
I am having dry spots on my lawn!
Make sure that your sprinkler system is set to come on. If the syetem is coming on check to make sure that there is water coming out of the heads where the dry spots are.