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Dont wait! You may need to recalibrate your irrigation system!

Have you been having irrigation issues because of loss of plant material and sod? Or are some plants and sod healthier than others? If this sounds like you, you have an irrigation problem. When it rains, this problem goes away,

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My Rain Sensor does not Work!

Unfortunately, rain sensors do break down. After about 5 years is when many owners see their rain sensor stop working correctly. One of the main causes of a faulty rain sensor is the material inside. This material could be old,

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Careful! Do not over Water your Lawn

Many people are surprised to hear that you can over water your lawn. Over watering a lawn can cause fungus, weeds, attract pests, and give you a higher water bill. Here are a few quick tips you can do to

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Does my Rain Sensor Work?

We have had a lot of rain these past few weeks, so now is the perfect time to see if your rain sensor works! It is very easy to check and see if your rain sensor works. If your Orlando

Posted in Irrigation Meter, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Rain Sensor

It Rained, do I need to Adjust my Irrigation?

This is a trick question! Your rain sensor should be set to shut off at a half-inch of rain. Once you have your rain sensor set you can forget about adjusting yourOrlando irrigation system. Just like the soil, rain sensors

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How do I get an Irrigation Meter?

Looking for an irrigation meter? It is complicated, but can be easy. Each water purveyor has a different way of processing irrigation meters. However, all of them require an irrigation meter permit. This permit should be obtained by your irrigation contractor. The irrigation meter

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What Questions Should I Ask About A New Irrigation System?

Here is what you need to ask your contractor about your new irrigation system: Are you a licensed, insured, and bonded irrigation contractor? Have you obtained an irrigation permit? Is the license holder a regular employee or just a person

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New Sprinkler System

What should a new irrigation system consist of? A controller, rain sensor, backflow device (RPZ) pipe, flex pipe, rotors, and spray heads. Rotors and spray heads should never be mixed together. Heads should be spaced for head to head coverage.

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Rain Sensor

I Can Water My Lawn 2 Times a Week!!

Yes, you can water your lawn twice a week, but know that you should not. You only need 3.33 inches of water in March, including rain. So, subtract rainfall from 3.33 inches and that is how much you need to

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Reclaim Water Meter

So, you want a reclaim water meter? Some people confuse a reclaim meter with an irrigation meter. An irrigation meter is used to measure potable water that you do not pay sewer on. A reclaim meter measures sewer water that

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