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Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 2, 2020 10:50:27 AM

Understanding Drip Irrigation: 7 Critical Facts for Homes in Orlando, FL

Drip. Drip. Drip. 

Uh oh. A constant, steady dripping usually means something’s wrong at your house.

Leaky faucet, maybe, or a leaky roof. 

Not this time. When you have a drip irrigation system, a steady drip means your plants are getting watered perfectly, with no wasted water. 

No need for your tool box. 

What exactly is drip irrigation? Is it right for your landscaping?

Here’s what you need to know.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jul 27, 2020 4:18:32 PM

3 Steps to Fix a Broken Sprinkler System at Your Orlando, FL Home

Something’s not right with your sprinkler system, and this is the last thing you need now, right?

We’ll cross our fingers for you that it’s just a clogged nozzle or a stuck valve — nothing major.

But you might have to get your hands dirty.

How do you fix a broken sprinkler?

Let’s walk through a few common problems.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Irrigation Head Size, Isolation Valves, & Rain Sensors: 3 Critical Items for Your Sprinkler System in Orlando, FL

If your Orlando sprinkler system is steadily chugging away, watering your lawn, you’re probably happy with it.

But is it the best it can be? Or is it wasting water, costing you money every time it turns on?

Will you have to turn off the water to your entire house if something goes wrong with your sprinkler system? (What a pain, right?)

Not all Orlando irrigation companies include all the features you need to get the best operation out of your sprinkler system.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 29, 2020 3:36:52 PM

Installing Lawn Sprinklers: 9 Facts Every Orlando, FL Homeowner Should Know Beforehand

Fact number one: here in Orlando, you need an irrigation system for your lawn and landscaping.

You know it. We know it. Your lawn knows it. 

Basically, everyone knows it.

Without irrigation, you risk parched brown grass, wilted flowers, and the embarrassment of unsightly, struggling landscaping, not to mention the expense of re- planting or re- sodding.

Now that we’ve cleared that up, here are a few more facts you should know before your lawn sprinkler system installation. 

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM

How to Tell if Your Sprinkler System Isn't Working Properly (and What to Do About it)

We understand the panic that sets in when you realize your sprinkler system is not working. 

Here in Central Florida, that’s a real emergency that needs quick attention.

It doesn’t take long for a healthy green lawn or landscape to turn brown and die without enough water.

Too much water? That’s a problem, too, wasting water, increasing your water bill, and possibly damaging your grass or landscaping.

How can you tell if you need sprinkler system repair?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 8, 2020 1:31:24 PM

How Much Does it Cost to Install an Irrigation System at My Orlando, FL Home?

If you’ve been daydreaming about the perfect lawn, it should include an irrigation system.

The best lawns always do. Think targeted sprayers and water-saving nozzles hitting every inch of your landscaping, ensuring your lawn, plants, and trees all get proper irrigation. 

Meanwhile, you say bye to parched brown grass, wilted flowers, and the embarrassment of unsightly, struggling landscaping.

Maybe you think you can’t afford the cost of irrigation.

But maybe you can. Let’s solve the mystery.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Nov 29, 2019 8:02:00 AM

7 Red Flags When Considering Orlando Irrigation Repair Companies

When you have a problem with your irrigation system, you don’t have time to mess around.

Your grass is turning brown. Your flowers are wilting. Your patience is disappearing.

You need prompt, skilled irrigation technicians who respond quickly and know exactly what they’re doing to get your system up and running.

Timing is everything. You need irrigation repair done right, expertly, the first time.