Tag Archives: solenoids

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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Carramar Reticulation & Irrigation Repairs and Servicing

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We do a lot of work in the Carramar area and can attend to your service needs quickly. We can repair solenoids, replace control boxes and do simple sprinkler repairs. If you need some reticulation service work done and you live in Carramar then be sure to give us a call! Or if you want to […]

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Tapping Reticulation & Irrigation Repairs and Servicing

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We do a lot of work in the Tapping area and can attend to your service needs quickly. We can repair solenoids, replace control boxes and do simple sprinkler repairs. If you need some reticulation service work done and you live in Tapping then be sure to give us a call! Or if you want to replace a […]

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Hydrawise Start Delay

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I like techy gadgets and I’m usually the first one to buy new technology so the Hydrawise had some real appeal. However the one feature that really lets it down is the time delay between turning a station on and it actually operating. When you’re servicing sprinklers having to wait for one minute just for […]

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New Retic & Turf in Carine

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What do you do when you retire?… Some people play golf, others travel but for today’s job my client in Carine dug out 50 cubic metres of his front yard by hand as preparation for new retic and turf. Wow… yeah… 50 cubes is a lot! So once he had finished it looked like this. […]

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What Causes Irrigation Controllers to Fail?

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So you went to check out your control box and it has no digital display? That’s a fair sign its dead… or maybe you haven’t switched it on at the plug if its plugged in… Assuming its not a faulty RCD and that there is power to the controller, the most common reasons for failure […]

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Now’s a Good Time For a New Lawn!

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We do lots of work in the Yanchep, Quinns Rocks, and Alkimos areas and autumn is a great time to lay a new lawn. If you have been waiting for the heat to break before installing a new lawn then we are pretty much there. We supply and lay all types of lawn and can give […]

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Reticulation Doesn’t Come on in Quinns Rocks

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When no sprinklers operate at all you have a few possible problems. Your controller may be faulty Your master valve may be faulty You may have a broken wire to the master valve This morning I was working on a job like this in Quinns Rocks. The controller looked fine, but when I checked the […]

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What Does ‘P err’ Mean on a Hunter X Core Controller?

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If you own a Hunter X Core Control box and see ‘P err’ on your controller then it means nothing will work (or it may come on for a few seconds and then fail) and there are two possible causes. The first and most common is that the master solenoid coil has developed an electrical […]

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