Category: Maintenance

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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Sprinkler Repair Surprises

A few years back while doing a sprinkler irrigation service up in Roy Utah I came across a situation that was quite shocking. After ringing the doorbell the customer walked me around from the front of their house across their lawn down the side of their home to a lower level area in the backyard […]

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Smart control timers can make service and repair easier.

I was at a customers property last week repairing a broken PVC sprinkler lateral line. It was in the rear of their house about 100 feet at the bottom of a hillside. The customer had tried to dig it up before I got there and succeeded at filling the pipeline full of mud and debriss. […]

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Weed Control

With all of the winter and spring time moisture we’ve had in 2017 it has caused the weed seedling germination to take off this late spring. It’s become more necessary than normal to apply liquid weed killer (round-up) to the existing broadleaf weed’s that have taken hold and sprouted around your yard. Also a reminder […]

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