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The Benefits Of An Automatic Sprinkler System

commercial-irrigationR & R Sprinkler and Landscape is a professionally licensed and insured contractor installing irrigation systems.  But, what is irrigation?  Wikipedia defines irrigation as:

Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the land or soil. It is used to assist in the growing of agricultural crops, maintenance of landscapes, and revegetation of disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of inadequate rainfall. Additionally, irrigation also has a few other uses in crop production, which include protecting plants against frost,[1] suppressing weed growing in grain fields[2] and helping in preventing soil consolidation.[3] In contrast, agriculture that relies only on direct rainfall is referred to as rain-fed or dryland farming. Irrigation systems are also used for dust suppression, disposal of sewage, and in mining. Irrigation is often studied together with drainage, which is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area.

What Is An Automatic Irrigation System?

Most homeowners know them as a “Sprinkler System”.  An automatic sprinkler system is a planned out series of trenches filled with pipes, valves and a combination of sprinkler heads uniquely designed for an individual’s property.  A good contractor will include an automatic timer and rain sensor.  The primary purpose of a sprinkler system is to water grass and landscaping.

Sprinkler Systems Protect Your Landscaping Investment

The primary purpose of an automatic irrigation system is to protect your landscaping investment by ensuring a consistent and correct quantity of water applied at specified intervals as mandated by local city and county water restrictions.

The bottom line is that landscaping and grass are a substantial investment to your property.  Adding an automatic sprinkler system is a way for you to protect your investment.  Grass, plants, shrubs, trees and palms will remain healthier and will live longer with regularly scheduled watering (as well as pest control and fertilization).

A Sprinkler System Indirectly Increases Property Value

Indirectly, adding an automatic sprinkler system will increase property value.  How?  Irrigation keeps a property looking good.  If you are in the market to buy a house you will be more likely to gravitate toward one that has a nice lush green yard with plush landscaping over one that has brown grass and dead trees.  Houses that have curb appeal are reported to sell for as much as 20% more than unmaintained ones. An irrigation system (along with proper fertilization and pest control) is the reason the property looks so beautiful.  Take pride in one of the largest investment you have in your life by adding an irrigation system.

A Sprinkler System Saves A Homeowner Time and Frustration

manual sprinklerHow dreadful to drag a hose and a manual sprinkler around your property.  The hose may not be long enough.  The sprinkler will only cover its set (unadjustable) spray pattern. You get wet dragging it around to its next position and you never know if you’ve watered too much, not enough or have all together missed areas (until the brown spots show up).  An automatic sprinkler system ensures scheduled watering times.  You’ll never have to worry about missing watering when you are out of town or during the busy times of life.  You’ll never have to worry about watering at the wrong time risking unnecessary fines. Most of all, you will have adequate coverage for your entire property.  Installing an automatic sprinkler system is a small investment that saves a lot of time and frustration.

Irrigation Systems = Water Conservation

There’s no guess work in how much or how long a sprinkler system can or should run per zone.  We program the automatic timer for the correct amount of time and water per sprinkler zone based on the types of irrigation heads installed and the area that needs covered.  The dates and times are set as per local watering restrictions.  Not only are you reducing your risks of unnecessary fines for incorrect watering but you are watering efficiently.  We preach water conservation.  Our systems use state of the art components that are at the top of their game for providing adequate watering with minimal water use.  Water is a natural resource that is quickly depleting.  We want to help every homeowner do their part in the conservation process through their automatic irrigation system.

An Automatic Irrigation System Is A Wise Investment

Installing an automatic sprinkler system is a wise investment.  You’ll contribute to water conservation by hiring the proper irrigation contractor.  You will save a lot of time and frustration by having everything pre-programmed.  Most of all, your property will look fantastic.

If you are interested in having a sprinkler system installed let us know.  Our professionally licensed and insured company is backed by over 40 years of experience to provide you with the most efficient layout and best materials on the market.  We will visit your property to provide a no cost, no obligation quote for you.



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