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Lawn irrigation systems are going green. Besides simply helping to keep your yard a deep dark shade of emerald, automatic lawn watering systems (as professional landscapers call them) use unique environmentally friendly functions to save water. This is great news for Charleston homeowners who are tired of hassling with a manually run sprinkler … or even worse, a water hose, to supply their turf with the water it needs. Even the common pop-up sprinkler systems are now being replaced by programmable versions for more effective water use.

Before Installing a Lawn Irrigation System

Consider your lawn. An automatic sprinkler system is finest suited for a medium to big area, with sufficient drain. If your soil is compacted or high in clay, you might wish to customize it or utilize another method of watering.

Consider your spending plan. Take a look at the total cost of any watering system you are thinking about. Consider the preliminary purchase price consisting of design, devices, and installation. Then include water usage plus the cost to keep and repair the irrigation system for a more accurate image.

Consider your local regulations. You are most likely to need an authorization prior to you begin digging in preparation for the sprinkler system install. You will absolutely have to learn whether there are any power line or gas lines buried in the location where you want to set up the system– get in touch with a one-call center to learn. In addition, have a look at any water limitations in your area and ensure that your system will adhere.

Programmable Sprinkler Systems

Just as programmable smart house systems has been developed for the inside, there are now clever lawn system also. You can buy an smart sprinkler system that may be configured to turn the circulation on and off at the specific times you select, in order to enhance water usage.

Your lawn irrigation system must consist of a rain sensing unit shut-off switch that overrides the timer, so that it doesn’t operate when it is required the least … in the middle of a cloudburst. Some states have passed legislation making this a compulsory feature. To save water even more, the sprinkler system can also be fitted with a soil moisture sensing unit.

Another kind of programmable lawn sprinkler can be set to spray just within your lawn’s precise specifications, minimizing water wastage through over-spray onto pavements or other unnecessary locations. It is even efficient in watering around corners.

And what about the issue of differing quantities of sun? A section of your lawn that is exposed to strong daylight for lots of hours a day will obviously need more water than an area in deep shade. You can program your sprinkler system to supply a shorter watering time to the shaded part.

Use Water Sensibly

Set up your system to water between 5 and 10 AM. This will enable the moisture to soak into your lawn. Watering during the heat of the day, that is, in late early morning or afternoon, will trigger ineffective use of water due to more powerful winds and a faster evaporation rate. Watering in the evening is likewise unfavorable due to the fact that the water will be taken in too gradually, possibly leading to molds and plant illness.

Examine the lawn sprinkler system occasionally to make sure it is directed properly and has not end up being clogged up. Adjust the settings as the seasons change and with them, your yard’s requirements.

Porter Hayes Landscaping provides irrigation systems for Charleston homeowners and surrounding areas. Call us today for a free consultation.

We offer a full, one year warranty on all Charleston SC irrigation installations.

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
Charleston, SC 29419
(843) 532-3270
http://www.porterhayeslandscaping.com/

Irrgation System Charleston
Irrigation System Charleston
Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
2170 Bees Ferry Rd #3 Charleston SC 29419