Need Sprinkler System Service Recommendation

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andylicious

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Nov 16, 2013
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Just adjust/replace any heads that are needing it and make sure we've got no leaks. Just the standard Spring opening stuff.
If you don't have leaks right now on the main line that carries water all the time. you more than likely don't have leaks. Those are normally under the frost line. If your system wasn't drained your backflow valve may gush water when you turn it on, but you can get a new one at Lowe's or Home Depot. If you have the rotor sprinklers (the big ones that move) you aim them by twisting the barrel. Turn the system on and see which way the rotor moves and that's the direction you twist it. The pop up sprinklers twist normally to the right, the fan is adjusted on the top with a thin bladed screw driver.
 

LEGALPOKE

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Jul 6, 2005
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#7
If you don't have leaks right now on the main line that carries water all the time. you more than likely don't have leaks. Those are normally under the frost line. If your system wasn't drained your backflow valve may gush water when you turn it on, but you can get a new one at Lowe's or Home Depot. If you have the rotor sprinklers (the big ones that move) you aim them by twisting the barrel. Turn the system on and see which way the rotor moves and that's the direction you twist it. The pop up sprinklers twist normally to the right, the fan is adjusted on the top with a thin bladed screw driver.
Used to do all that myself, but these days prefer to delegate that to someone with a younger back and knees!