Monthly Archives: April 2017

Add a Station Failing in Ocean Reef

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I’ve been using ‘Add a stations’ for a while now as they are great for turning one power wire into two and solving the problem of having to run a new cable. This week I arrived at a job in Ocean Reef where a 5 year old device appeared to have failed. One station would […]

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Reticulation off the Tap in Alkimos

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So you haven’t got any way of getting water to your back yard other than using a tap? Here’s a set up that can enable you to get two stations of retic functioning well. Start by removing the garden tap and then screw a 15ml brass T piece into the outlet. Then use a 15-20ml […]

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The Fuse Message on Irritrol Kwikdial

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This is one of the most common reticulation issues especially in suburbs like Butler, Carramar, Banksia Grove and Clarkson where these controllers were installed as part of the landscaping package. The first thing you should know is that there is no fuse! And the little battery symbol with a line thru it doesn’t mean there […]

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How Long Should My Sprinklers Be on For?

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This is not what you want your lawn to look like! Currently the Water Authority is advertising on TV that sprinklers should be on for 10 minutes per station, which is somewhat misleading. I had a client recently send me this photo of her new lawn saying she is struggling to keep it alive on […]

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Currambine Irrigation and Turf Installation

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This is what we did today. After a bit of pre-lay work last week, followed by bobcat and then concretors, we went back today to finish off the retic and lay the turf. Its a real transformation from how it was a few weeks back. Rocky, limestoney ground was given a deep coating of special […]

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Two Rocks Reticulation and Irrigation Servicing

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We’ve been living in Yanchep for nearly 5 years now and as a result do a lot of work in Two Rocks. We know it can be hard to find a tradie willing to drive the extra distance to Two Rocks and that getting someone to Seatrees or Breakwater is even harder. We service Two […]

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