Frequently Asked Sprinkler Repair and Maintenance Questions

Our Mountain View, CA sprinkler repair technicians like to see you get the most out of your system. That's why we are always willing to help you understand your system better: so you can spot little problems before they turn into big ones, and keep your sprinkler system running without issue for years to come. We've collected a few of the questions we hear the most from our customers, but you're always welcome to call our Mountain View sprinkler repair technicians with any other questions that may pop us.

Q: Why is my sprinkler head leaking? Sprinkler Head leaking

A: If the leaking is constant, your sprinkler head's control valve is probably broken. You will need to repair or replace the sprinkler control valve. If the leaking stops occasionally, your issue may be low head drainage. You will need to install anti-drain valves or check valves to stop low head drainage.

Q: How should I maintain my sprinkler system? 

A: One of the most important things you should be doing to keep your system healthy is to weatherize your

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sprinkler system. In the fall, you may have to winterize your system by draining it and closing off unnecessary sprinkler heads. Speak with our technicians to learn more.

Q: How do I start my sprinkler system back up for the spring?
A: Restarting your sprinkler system for the spring can be difficult, so it is best to leave this job to the Mountain View California sprinkler system experts. While you are starting your system back up, you can also have the technicians adjust your sprinkler heads and check the system for any issues. Alt Text
Q: Does my sprinkler system really have to use so much water? 

A: There are a couple things you can start doing to use less water without dehydrating your lawn. If you're not already, start doing the majority of your watering in the early morning

before the sun is fully out. This reduces evaporation losses. Without upgrading your entire system with more energy-

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efficient parts, we can also install rain sensors that will automatically disable your system when it's not needed, or even install water-efficient spray nozzles that can give you better zone coverage without installing additional valves. Call on the Mountain View California sprinkler repair experts today and we'll be happy to discuss your options.