While living in Kansas City is great, there is a fact you must face – it gets cold! When temperatures drop in winter, damage to your irrigation system may occur if you fail to winterize it. While some issues may be minor inconveniences, others can cause a full-blown disaster.READ MORE
When winter weather moves in, you may be tempted to batten down the hatches and hibernate. However, you need to ensure your landscape lighting makes it through the harsh winter months. One of the best ways to do this is by maintaining the lights during the colder months of the year.
It is easy to forget and overlook some aspects of home maintenance, such as winterizing your irrigation system. With the holidays approaching, busy work schedules, and more, these winter maintenance tasks may slip your mind. However, not doing winterization of an irrigation system is one of the most common reasons you have to call for irrigation repair in the spring.READ MORE
The idea of getting your irrigation system ready for winter needs to be done correctly to make sure there are no expensive repairs or replacements that need to be made in spring. The process of getting the system winter-ready requires all the water to be expelled from the system and all components. This is needed to help keep the water inside from freezing and breaking the pumps, sprinklers, valves, fittings, and other components.READ MORE
If you are like many people, it’s probably a bit of a relief when the summertime heat finally breaks, and you feel your first fall breeze. Almost everyone enjoys the milder days of fall. When these first cool breezes appear in the fall, there’s something you should think about – your sprinkler system. While you may not need it as often (or at all) during the colder months of the year, you still have to make sure it’s protected. If you ignore your sprinkler system, you may be in store for an unpleasant surprise when you try to turn it on next spring.
To ensure the sprinkler system is ready for fall and winter, use the steps here.
When it is cold outside, extreme temperatures and stormy weather can take a toll on your irrigation system. Even if you have winterized your sprinkler system, issues can arise. Keep reading to learn what you need to do and look out for with your irrigation system to handle winter caused damage.READ MORE
In Kansas City, you already know the temperatures can drop quite a bit, often unexpectedly. When they get close to freezing, or below freezing, there’s the possibility that your water pipes will freeze or even burst. While you may focus on protecting your interior plumbing, these temperatures may also put your irrigation system at risk for this type of damage.READ MORE