Category Archives: Repairs

Reticulation Repairs in Yanchep & Two Rocks

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  So this one has a bit of special interest for me because we plan on moving to Yanchep around the middle of the year. This week we should hear on finance approval for the new place and then its full steam ahead! We love Yanchep and are really looking forward to exiting regular suburbia […]

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My Reticulation Goes Through the Whole Cycle and Then Starts Over

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I have heard of this happening a couple of times. The whole program runs through as normal and then starts over and repeats itself on and on and on… not good. Clearly the solenoid valves are opening and shutting and are not stuck on so the issue can really only lie with a fault in […]

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How To Fix Your Own Reticulation

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If you talk to a mechanic about why a car isn’t running they will tell you its either fuel, electrics or air supply causing the problem. ┬áIf it aint running then its going to be one of these issues causing the problem. With reticulation its also pretty simple. If its not coming on then its […]

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Cheapest Reticulation in Perth

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Ok so you want a cheap system or a cheap fix? The cheapest is obviously DIY and this site can help with that. Just search for what you want to know and if its there you will see it. If it doesn’t come up then email me and I will write a post about what […]

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My Irritrol Controller Shows a Fuse Message

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If you live in Brighton then chances are you will have an Irritrol Quikdial control box like the one below.   I can only guess that the developers picked these up as a real bargain because they are far from being the best control box on the market. Their major fault is the absence of […]

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How Do I Know How Many Stations I Have on My Reticulation?

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  The easiest way to answer this is to go to your control box and see how many wires are connected to the station terminals. Here’s how to do it. When you open the panel on the control box you will see various terminals. C = Common wire (usually black) M or P = Master […]

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How To Wire Up Your Solenoids

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Its easy once you have done it a few times… So I’m not sure if this will make good sense but here goes… In your control box there are terminals marked ‘C’ for common, ‘M’ or ‘P’ for master/pump and then there are the numbers for solenoids 1-6 etc. Ok – so assuming you are […]

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Reticulation Repairs in Perth

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  At Brighton Reticulation we aim to service the northern coastal region so typically we will be work in the areas north of Scarborough right up to Two Rocks. Most of our work is in the Butler, Mindarie, Quinns Rocks and Clarkson areas, but we are happy to travel as required. For reticulation work in […]

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The Rain Sensor

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Rain sensors conserve water by suspending irrigation during rainfall. They come in a ‘wired’ and ‘wireless’ version and are a requirement if you wish to obtain a watering exemption. The internals of the rain sensor consists of small wooden discs that swell with moisture and then send a signal to the control box to suspend […]

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Reticulation Control Boxes

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At the moment I prefer to use the same box on every job I do. Its the Rainmaster 4/6/9 or alternatively the modular version that can be expanded up to 18 stations. The biggest reason I choose this as my preferred control box is that it comes with a 5 year warranty and the after […]

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