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Retic and Turf Installation in Quinns Rocks

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We do a lot of work in the Quinns area and now is a great time to beat the spring rush and get your new retic and lawn down. We install all varieties of turf so call us for a fast quote on the work that needs doing. The most popular turf varieties are: Sir Walter Buffalo – […]

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Warranties on Control Boxes

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So your control box has stopped working? Chances are it will be covered by warranty as most have two years of factory warranty and if a product simply fails we will replace it at no cost to you. However sometimes boxes fail as a result of user error. The box in the image is just […]

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Here’s an Idea

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Remember those old holiday shacks with grass driveways that always showed the furrows where the car had been driven into the asbestos shed at the back of the property? Well maybe grass driveways are on the return. This story in the news today is about a local Perth bloke who installed a special grass driveway […]

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Fixing Reticulation with Duct Tape in Butler

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So let me tell you now – it aint gonna work! Duct tape is a saviour for many DIY projects, but it isn’t a good fix for retic. No matter how many times you wrap that tape around the pipe the water will leak out. There is too much pressure for the tape to hold […]

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Irrigation and Turf in Two Rocks

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It’s that time of year when people consider getting lawn laid again. The weather is cooling down and its a while before winter hits. Here’s one we did today in Two Rocks – The ground cleared and prepped with 40ml of lawn mix, 105m of Sir Walter Buffalo and a front retic install. We love […]

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Hydrawise Control Box

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A little while back I reviewed the first model of the Hydrawise controller, an innovative new device that allows you to control your irrigation from desktop, android or iPhone app. The first offering was functional but not that pretty and fairly expensive. The team at Hydrawise have now released a couple of new models, done […]

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Reticulation in Two Rocks

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When it comes to irrigation in Two Rocks, especially on an established property, you need to be ready for some serious digging and some hard yakka. As the suburb name suggests there is a lot of rock up there and sometimes you just have to go around what you can’t go through. I did this job […]

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What Are My Watering Days?

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Flow Control Solenoid Valves

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So what’s the difference between an ordinary solenoid valve and one with flow control?       Basically its the large ‘dial’ in the middle that you can turn to adjust the rate at which water flows thru the valve. You may choose to use one of these if you have a small station and […]

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There is Always a Way

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  This week I went to do a job that involved connecting the rear retic (running off a tap) to the main system at the front. In doing the quote I noticed a thin 70ml channel down the side of the house where liquid limestone ended and the fence began. I figured that with a […]

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