The Ground Source Blog

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.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Mar 17, 2016 10:46:42 AM

Do You Need a Drainage System?

Is water pooling in your backyard? Is your lawn especially mushy? Is mud ruining your backyard? Then perhaps you need a drainage system installation.

These are all symptoms of a potentially greater problem. Some experts might say you have a drainage problem, while others might blame it on a broken sprinkler line. Here at Ground Source, we don't say anything until we are sure we have the problem correctly diagnosed.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 29, 2015 3:07:03 PM

Common Lawn Irrigation and Sprinkler Mistakes

Your irrigation system provides the life of your lawn, so it's important that you have a licensed professional check any problems you might have with your sprinklers. Your outdoor sprinkler system is as complicated as plumbing and you don't want to work with anything that complicated without the proper knowledge base. Unfortunately, some people still try to take on the challenge themselves. That can lead to more costly problems down the line.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 25, 2015 10:30:05 AM

Irrigation System and Planning Home Improvements

You might be picturing or planning it now; a pool in your Orlando backyard, an addition to your home, a new driveway or patio, or adding a fence to enclose your back lawn. When you're considering major home improvements to any area outside of your home, the last thing most think about is the irrigation system, which can lead to expensive sprinkler repairs if planning isn't taken into consideration prior to construction.