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Landscaping 101: Basic Guide To Lawn Sprinkler Systems

lawn careLandscaping 101: Basic Guide To Lawn Sprinkler Systems

Lawn sprinklers are mainly utilized for the upkeep of yards as drip watering systems or irrigation are inefficient for yards. There are many types of lawn sprinkler systems designed and developed for a certain lawn need. These devices include traditional spray systems, underground piping, and hidden hoses. There are automatic sprinklers that turn around by themselves which are operated by a ball drive, impact mechanism or gear drive. These systems could be configured or made to revolve in a complete circular or in partial circular motion.

If you have to choose sprinkler systems, find one that fits your needs, is water efficient and can cover your whole lawn. Choosing a well-planned lawn sprinkler system will help avoid water wastage and can help grow your plants.

Types of Lawn Sprinkler Systems

Lawn sprinkler systems include a selection of pipe components, plumbing, and other control devices. The piping is fitted on the water resource via plumbing and also the control system. This control system opens up and closes to supply appropriate quantity of water on a specified time. Some systems are technically enhances that they turn off when there is rain.

Traditional Lawn Sprinkler

Pop-up spray systems are among the standard spray systems that can be adapted spray a cycle. It can go in full circular direction or semi-circular motion. The negative aspect of spray heads is that they are commonly much less effective compared to rotor or drip systems. The reason behind it is they absorb water on the ground faster compared clay soil.

Tip: Whatever heads you choose to use, make sure that they are spaced evenly so that each head sprays to the following head, or what professional landscapers call “head-to-head” coverage. All heads need to be of the exact same kind and also by the very same maker to obtain consistent circulation of water.

Rotor Sprinkler Systems

These types of lawn sprinkler Charleston systems are usually much more reliable compared to spray heads. They use water at a much slower pace compared to spray heads permitting the dirt to take in wetness a lot more successfully. 

Tip: In the past, blades have not been utilized for smaller sized lawn locations, yet there are brand-new blades especially developed to use water at much less compared to 1/2 inch per hour, as well as with a distance of much less compared to 15 feet. Application patterns and also distances are flexible, which could adapt odd-shaped locations.

Soaker Hoses

A lot of garden enthusiasts use soaker hose pipes which can sprinkle water at long lengths. Landscaping Charleston professionals advise on using soaker hoses to extensively sprinkle thick growing plants or individual plants. You could additionally tailor a watering system to your yard by connecting soaker pipes to strong tubes. By doing this, you stay clear of drainage in locations that do not require it.

Tip: Soaker hoses are best used in garden beds

A great landscape requires a sprinkler system that suits your lawn. Call Porter Hayes Landscaping for more options.

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
Charleston, SC 29419
(843) 532-3270


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