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Posted by Joe Mouad on Jul 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM

How Long Should Sprinklers Run in Orlando & Apopka, FL?

How long should sprinklers run in Florida?

Seems like a simple enough question, right?

Well, it isn’t.

Ask most any irrigation expert and you better have a pen and paper handy, plus a thermometer, a wind gauge, a calendar, a slide rule, and maybe your high school algebra book.

Or, stick with us. We’ll give you two ways to make your irrigation watering schedule pretty easy.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 8, 2021 11:04:09 AM

5 Most Common FAQs About Lawn Sprinkler Systems in Orlando, FL

Let’s face it, your lawn sprinkler system isn’t the least complicated thing at your house.

Half of it is underground, for Pete’s sake. Valves, heads, backflows are all working away just fine — until suddenly, they aren’t. And don’t get us started on the instructions for your controller.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 27, 2021 10:36:59 AM

What are Sprinkler System Valves, Zones, Backflow, etc.? Tips to Understand Irrigation at Your Orlando, FL Home

Do you speak sprinkler system, or is it a foreign language?

If you call any irrigation system part “that thingy,” you should probably brush up on your sprinkler system vocabulary.

Not only will it help you intelligently communicate with your irrigation technician, but it also makes you look super brainy during chats with your neighbor.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 8, 2021 10:24:41 AM

4 Things That Can Ruin Your New Sod at Your Orlando, FL Home

Technically, there are a lot of things that can ruin your new sod.

A bison stampede. A pro football team practicing on your lawn. A groundhog convention.

Those would all be big new sod problems.

But let’s stick to the scenarios more likely to happen as you embark on new sod lawn care.