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Algae

If you pull water from a lake or canal for your Orlando irrigation system, get ready for algae. Usually, the algae starts to grow in the spring like the plant material and the turf grass. This is normal. However, this

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain

Need More Water??

It has been a hot winter this year and I bet you want more water for your Orlando lawn and landscape! Water is on the way, but first make sure your Orlando irrigation system is working correctly. Make sure you

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Orlando Lawn & Landscape, Spring, Sprinkler Timer, Time Change

Time Change Water Restrictions

We just set our clocks back one hour, now it is time to turn your Orlando irrigationcontroller back to one day per week using the following watering schedule: Even numbered homes water on Sunday. Odd numbered homes or homes with no address water on

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Sprinkler Timer, Time Change, Winter

My Orlando Lawn Looks Dry!

Does your Orlando lawn look dry? It might look this way because it has not rained here in a while. The ET rate (evapotranspiration rate) is only 4.5 inches, which means that your Orlando lawn and landscape needs 4.5 inches

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Orlando Lawn & Landscape

You’re Wasting Water and Money!!!

As I drive to work in the morning, I see a lot of irrigation systems in Orlandowasting water. The first waste is when your irrigation system is running after we just had an inch of rain. Make sure your rain

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Rain Sensor, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando

Rain Sensor vs. Smart Controller

A rain sensor saves about 10% of your (our) water. There are studies out there that show the smart controller saving 30% of your water! The difference between a rain sensor and a smart controller is that the rain sensor

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Rain Sensor, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando, Smart Controller

Stop – you’re wasting water!

Stop and check your irrigation system. It will save you MONEY! Most people here in Orlando have not needed their irrigation system during the past few months. We have had so much rain that you should not be using your Orlando irrigation system. However,

Posted in Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Orlando Lawn & Landscape, Rain Sensor, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando

I Have a Zone Not Working

So you have a zone, station, or cycle that’s not working. Well, a group of sprinklers that run at the same time could be called any of those names. Today, lets call it a zone. Zones are controlled by a

Posted in Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain

Rain Sensor Law!

Yes, it is a law to have a rain sensor. As of July 1, 2009, Florida Statute 373.62 says that all automatic irrigation systems must have an operational rain sensor. A rain sensor will pay for itself in a year.

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Lightening Storms May Effect Your Irrigation System

Lightening Storms May Effect Your Irrigation System Please check your irrigation system in Orlando! We have had a lot of rain and you do not need to use your irrigation system right now. With the rain, comes lightening and lightening will

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