If you plan on doing your own reticulation then consider hiring a trench digger. I used a trenching shovel for several years before purchasing my first trencher and I haven’t looked back since. You can’t use a trencher in
A common problem is for one station to remain on while the system goes thru its cycle. Almost invariably this is due to the solenoid on that station being faulty and being stuck open. Depending on what type of solenoid
Over this summer I have come across two incidences of faulty water meters in the Quinns Rocks area. On both occasions the home owners had lost water pressure to their sprinklers and had no easy explanation. After checking for
This is a before and after post so you can see the massive difference new turf can make to a property. We levelled the ground, fixed up the retic and laid the turf.
This morning I went to help someone discover why their water pressure had suddenly decreased on the front two stations. As you would expect I was looking for broken risers or water bubbling up and suggesting broken pipe under ground.
A lot of people ask me what the best sprinklers are, and the answer is that it depends on the job it needs to do. Here are some pros and cons of various types of sprinklers: Standard Toro/Rainbird pop-ups: are good sprinklers
Recently I laid the main retic line for a client in Jindowie (a part of Yanchep). I’ve written before about water pressure issues in this part of the world and today we hit the same problem again. I use Richdel
Easy to do! If you have recently moved and are wondering if this is a worthwhile option then my tip is to do it straight away. After 5 years in our last home we began debating the merits of a
I went to look at a job this week where the sprinklers were working, but barely so. Each station would dribble a small amount of water, but there was nowhere near enough to run the system. What was going on?…
If your controller is showing a ‘fuse’ message or actually blowing a fuse then the most likely cause is the coil on the solenoid or some wires crossed somewhere in the system. The coil is the electrical component of