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Your Guide To Irrigation Installation

When it comes to installing a new irrigation system, there are many things that need to be done. Not only does the installation need to include all of the necessary parts, but it also needs to be installed correctly for maximum efficiency and performance. Today, your friends at New Horizons Landscape Management will take a look at what is included in an irrigation installation. Read on to learn more!

Sprinkler control panel

Timer Controls

One of the most important components of any irrigation installation is the timer. This controls when your system turns on and off, so it's crucial that you get a good one installed that will work well for your needs. Many timers also have features like rain delays and seasonal adjustments, which can help to optimize your system's performance.

A small trench with a sprinkler head and irrigation pipes

Underground Pipes

Another important part of the installation is the underground pipes that will carry water to each sprinkler head. These are usually made from PVC, but you can also upgrade to stainless steel pipes instead if you want something more durable with better corrosion resistance. The pipes will be installed in specific zones in your yard to effectively deliver water to areas like flower beds, gardens, shrubs, and, of course, your lawn.

Person adjusting sprinkler valves

Valves

Valves are another important component of your irrigation system. There are usually one or two valves per zone and they allow you to turn on and off that specific zone without affecting the rest of the system. This is a great way to conserve water when only certain areas need it, such as during times of drought.

Sprinkler spraying water

Sprinklers

The last part of your irrigation system is the sprinklers themselves. There are many different types of sprinklers to choose from, so you can find one that is perfect for your needs. Some sprinklers rotate while others stay in one spot, and you can even get ones that spray water up into the air like a fountain. Of course, our team will help you choose the right sprinkler for your landscape's specific needs!

As you can see, there’s a lot that goes into an irrigation installation, so rather than taking this project on yourself, it’s better to partner with a skilled and experienced landscaper in Odessa and Midland to handle the installation for you. Get in touch with New Horizons Landscape Management to learn more about our irrigation services, and get your free estimate today!

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