The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Nov 8, 2022 10:26:03 AM

Are Tree Roots Damaging Your Sprinkler System? 3 Signs and What to do Next

Man, tree roots are no joke.

Have you ever been walking along the sidewalk and noticed a section of concrete heaving up like a mini earthquake struck?

The culprit? A huge tree root that grew up under the pavement and just shoved it up out of the way as if it were a piece of paper.

If you have trees on your Central Florida property, that same impressive root strength is going on underground near your sprinkler system. It’s a pretty common problem.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 8, 2022 11:00:00 AM

How to Find an Irrigation System Leak: Plus Next Steps to Take

If there’s a geyser in your front yard attracting tourists with cameras, you probably have an irrigation system leak. (You should at least charge some sort of admission while you wait for the irrigation repair company to show up.)

But detecting a leak in your irrigation system isn’t always that easy. Leaks can be hidden, even sneaky.