Spring Start Up

Spring Start-Ups begin April 5th                                   

10 point check up

24 point check-up

  • Close test cocks,bleeders and hose bibs

  • Pressurize your sprinkler mainline

  • Check Backflow Preventer for leaks

  • Test valves one at a time  

  • Inspect manifolds and valves for leaks   

  • Check all sprinklers on every zone

  • Adjust up to 5 heads

  • Test timer for proper operation

  • Visual inspection for leaks and breaks

  • Set up timer for current condition

            (timers should be adjusted 4 times a year)

             *Additional repairs are extra

           

Mainline Startup and Testing

 

  • Close backflow testcocks and valve bleeder

  • Close hose bibs and ball valves

  • Slowly turn on water and fill mainline

  • Check for mainline issues

  • Check backflow for leaks.

 

Sprinkler Head Service and Tune-up

 

  • Check all heads for proper height, angle and spray pattern

  • Adjust all heads for proper coverage.

  • Test all sprinklers for stuck or leaking seals on heads.

  • Check heads for minimal interference with plant material.

  • Adjust sprinkler heads for minimal water waste.

  • Clean filters on any plugged heads.

  • Clean sand or debris from any plugged sprinkler nozzles.

  • Check all rotating heads for proper rotation.

  • Replace up to 5 nozzles 

 

Control Valves and Zone Checkup

 

  • Test valves and stations for proper operation

  • Check manifolds and valves for leaks

  • Test all stations for leaks

  • Inspect for proper system pressure.

  • Check for missing valve box lids and covers.

  • Check for improperly adjusted valves.

 

Main Controls Inspection and Scheduling

 

  • Check for controller backup battery, replace if needed.

  • Test irrigation controller for proper operation

  • Check rain sensor connection at controller

  • Check for any loose wires at controller.

  • Program irrigation controller

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