Leaking in Sprinkler Backflow Valves?

Answer Backflow prevention devices are designed to keep water inside an irrigation system from running back into the main line. These devices are important safety measures that are required by code in mos... Read More »

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Backflow Prevention for Lawn Sprinkler Installation?

In almost all states, you are legally required to install a backflow prevention device on your sprinkler system. That's because irrigation water is considered contaminated water, and should not be ... Read More »

How high do sprinkler valves need to be?

Install sprinkler valves with at least 2 inches of clearance on all sides. Additionally, insert sprinkler heads with at least 2 inches of clearance above the ground cover to ensure maximum spray ar... Read More »

How to Find Buried Sprinkler Valves?

Over the winter or during other long periods of inactivity, it is possible for sprinkler valves to become buried under overgrown grass or other debris. This poses a problem when trying to locate th... Read More »

How to Clean Valves on a Toro Sprinkler?

Toro sprinklers, which can be set to turn on automatically, employ valves that control the flow of water to the various sections of your yard. If you notice that one of your sections either has a d... Read More »