We’re mostly big fans of doing it yourself —except when doing it yourself equates to doing it wrong. After all, when you’re installing a sprinkler system, you really want to get that right. Take on more than you can handle, and you could lose money or even your life. Yes – your life. There’s a lot at stake when you walk into your backyard and start digging trenches for your irrigations system. That’s why we’re advocates for having your
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When visitors come to your space, they come to play and have a good time — to hike well-tended trails, to sit among the soft grasses and blooming flowers, to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. But do your grounds invite people in, or turn them away? Now while there are many things that factor into to making your destination a desirable one, the importance of proper irrigation should never be discounted. An irrigation system can be an ally
Replacing your irrigation pump can be one of the most expensive repairs you make. But how do you know if the pump is the issue and not something else? That question isn’t always easy to answer. Here are a few signs that your irrigation pump should be checked by a licensed irrigation professional:
- Your Pump Won’t Turn On
If your pump isn’t turning on, relax, it could be an easy fix. First things first – check your breaker.
Live in Florida long enough and you’ll likely encounter a tropical storm or hurricane. Many of them are lightweights. They come through like a bad thunderstorm, and before you know it, they’re gone. Others cause millions of dollars in damage, leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. Sure, we all have our storm windows, shutters or plywood to minimize damage on the inside, but what about the outside? Can we minimize damage there too? You may be surprised, but
Homeowner’s associations (HOAs) often have a unique set of issues to deal with when it comes to installing new irrigation systems or updating older ones. Not only do they need to gain approval to begin the project, but they also need to make sure it goes off without a hitch. The investment must pay off in the eyes of homeowners and their fellow board members. Here are some of the top issues HOA board members face, and how they can
As you can probably guess, there are many benefits to owning a professionally-installed irrigation system. However, some are more visible than others. We all know that irrigation systems give you a lush green lawn, but did you know these systems can help you create new opportunities, save money and avoid fines? Let’s take a look at what a new or updated irrigation system could mean for you.
Set It and Forget It
When you have an irrigation
Whether you’re planting a new lawn or starting over, you may be surprised to find that you have options when it comes to choosing your grass. However, there are a few factors you should consider before you make your choice. For example, you’ll have to think about the conditions your lawn will need to endure, the type of irrigation you use (do you uses salt water?), and the ph of your soil. You’ll also want to consider your lifestyle. Do
The one good thing about a dealing with a dead lawn is that it can only get better. However, many homeowners aren’t sure where to start or what to do. So today, we’re going to lay down a few tips and tricks, to help get back that lush, green lawn you deserve.
Look for Problem Areas
If your lawn has problem areas, you’ll want to find out what is causing them. Is the problem related to a
In honor of the month of May, we decided to count down our favorite native flowers from Florida. As you go through the list, you’ll notice that many of these flowers are well-suited to Florida’s tropical conditions — something to consider when you’re planning your own landscapes and gardens.
- The Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
The blanket flower, also known as the Indian blanket or fire wheel, is loud and bright, like the Florida sun. Its petals can be patterned
Who always has the best looking lawn in town? Your local golf course, of course. Here, you’ll find miles and miles of impeccably manicured fairways — because good turf, leads to better play — and more repeat business. That’s why golf courses are among the first businesses to bring their commercial irrigation systems up to par and employ new techniques keep those miles of greenery, green. Today, I’m going to give you a few tips, inspired by their success, to