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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

Don’t add water yet!

Make sure you are not over-watering your lawn. The best way to make sure you are applying the right amount of water is to find the area in your Orlando lawn or landscape that wilts first. You want to see

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

MP Rotator – Fact or Fiction?

The MP Rotator is being sold as a water saving device. A lot of salespeople are retrofitting existing systems with MP Rotators to make the system seem more efficient. Well, don’t be fooled by the salespeople because these MP Rotators

Posted in New Irrigation Products, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Sprinkler Timer

Florida Winterization of an Irrigation System

This is how I winterize my Orlando irrigation system: Simply put, I stop watering so much. Last year I installed a Solar Sync to my irrigation system. The Solar Sync made my Hunter Pro C controller a Smart controller. The

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, New Irrigation Products, Rain Sensor, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando, Sprinkler Timer

Florida Winterization of an Irrigation System

This is how I winterize my Orlando irrigation system: Simply put, I stop watering so much. Last year I installed a Solar Sync to my irrigation system. The Solar Sync made my Hunter Pro C controller a Smart controller. The

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, New Irrigation Products, Rain Sensor, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando, Sprinkler Timer

Cooling Off

It’s beginning to cool off-time to start reducing irrigation run times and/or frequency. I would recommend running the irrigation much less than normal. At my home, I am already down to running the irrigation once a week. The lawn and

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Sprinkler Timer, Time Change

All the Heads are Working

Just because all of your irrigation heads are working does not mean that they are working efficiently. Over time, heads get pushed into the ground and get out of plumb or become crooked. They will need to be ” RESET”

Posted in Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Save Money & Water - Irrigation Orlando, Sprinkler Timer

No Water?

Are you dealing with no water when you turn on the irrigation system? There are 2 simple things it could be. Reason #1: Rain Sensor. Reason #2: Water is turned off by your water purveyor. It could rain enough to

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When Your Irrigation Timer Isn’t Working

If your irrigation system stopped working and you surmise it has something to do with the controller / timer, here are a few things to check: This may seem like a no-brainer, but make sure the water to the irrigation

Posted in Irrigation Controller - Orlando, Irrigation Maintenance Orlando, Orlando Irrigation & Rain, Rain Sensor, Sprinkler Timer