Author: docbrown

Water for the Weather

With our continued growth here in the desert southwest water and water conservation will become more and more important in the future. There are many new technologies coming into play, one of the biggest in the sprinkler irrigation industry is the smart residential control timer. One of the benefits of the smart controller is that […]

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Avoid freeze up !!

The cold wintertime temperatures are just around the corner so remember to winterize your sprinkler system to avoid freeze damage and repair. Here in Saint George, Washington county The most vulnerable sprinkler system component for wintertime damage is the above ground backflow preventer (PVB and DCA). These are most commonly covered with a insulative blanket […]

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Sprinkler Valve Manifold Repairs

Repairing a sprinkler valve manifold can be difficult. Sometimes you have to extract the complete valve manifold and start over by re-plumbing in a brand new one.    Here is a picture of a before and in the process of installing a new control valve manifold. As you can see in the picture the old […]

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Threaded plastic pipe plumbing

When threading together PVC plastic pipe joints on a sprinkler valve repair you may wonder which should I use on the threads, teflon tape or teflon paste? The answer is a little of both is best. It is best to apply a small thin layer of Teflon paste on the male pipe thread then wrap […]

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In the heat wave panic, little adjustments go a long way.

These warm summertime temperatures always wake up the emotional need to repair your sprinkler irrigation system so you’re not worrying about plants trees or lawn dying off. It’s normal. I’ve noticed year after year when customers call wanting their entire sprinkler system remodeled or reinstalled now… in Saint George, Southern Utah heat… even though it’s […]

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