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What does my Backflow Preventer do??!!

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on January 17, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

The Backflow Preventer (PVB) is a device that allows water to go in one direction only, so the contaminant warter cant go backwards in the opposite direction.

Most backflow preventers are used to keep unsafe/ contaminant water from reversing flow and entering the clean water supply which goes to our houses.

Does all sprinkler system need a PVB ? YES

If someone tells you the differ you can be 100% sure that person does not know anything about safety and does not care about your family safety.

There are many kinds of Backflow Preventer and a licensed irrigator will know which one is suitable for your system and up to code.

Many Backflows will break during a hard freeze most and relatively cheap to fix at simply sprinkler we charge from $110 up to $240 on residential.

For any more info we will be happy to answer you .

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January Rain Fall

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on February 9, 2012 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (30)

 

 

Thank goodness  for the rain. Houston Texas has been going through a drought for a little bit over a year. Most Houston areas are under mandatory water conservation. Our sprinkler system can only be used once or twice in a week. Lately it has been raining which helps our lakes and reservoirs fill with water . Hopefully we will continue to see more rain in order to have a greener summer. Don't forget to check your sprinkler system every two weeks to make sure it's working fine.


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Why install a Sprinkler System

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on January 24, 2012 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Texas  summers and winters are becoming the same due to the lack of rain. Yet homeowners have one thing in mind – taking care of their lawn. Taking care of your lawn is great but your  priorety  is your home foundation a good sprinkler system in the houston area will take care of both . The average family is way too busy to water their lawn and foundation as much as would like, which will lead to lawns being unkept and the home foundaion shiftting. Intsall a sprinkler system most system cost less then $3000 any foundation work will cost more then $6000. Call simply sprinkler for a  free estimate.

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Houston Sprinkler Lawn Care

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on January 23, 2012 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

How many times should  i cut the grass in Houston and surrounding areas. It's January lawns grow slow & roots grow deeper . Depending on your lawn type  and how many times you turn your sprinkler system on, Simply Sprinkler repair would recommend cutting your lawn 3 times a month. Leave the cut grass on your lawn for nutrition. As for your Houston sprinkler systems it should be ran atleast twice a week. It's good for your foundation, lawn and your sprinkler system. Never completely turn of your Sprinkler system that will result in stuck sprinkler valves and expensive sprinkler repairs. www.simplysprinkler.com   

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Houston Sprinkler Rain Sensor

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on December 24, 2011 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Make sure your sprinkler system rain sensor is in working order. Most are easy to use. What you have to lok for.  If you need help please leave us a msg or give us a call. Don't wast water when it's already raining . Save money and save our water. 


Leaving your Home

Posted by Sprinkler Repair Houston on December 20, 2011 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The holidays are here, and many of us will be leaving our homes to visit loved ones or just going on vacation.

There are a couple of steps that need to be taken in order to keep your lawn looking healthy and preserve water. 

Step one:  Do a walk through.  Turn your Sprinkler System on and walk around checking for leaks or any wasted water.

Step two:  Make sure your timer is set right.

These are a two steps that will help you have a good holiday and avoid coming back to a huge water bill.

If you need any help with your sprinkler system, please don't hesitate to call us at 281-691-1222

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