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July is Smart Irrigation Month!

July is Smart Irrigation Month!

Smart Irrigation Month is a month-long campaign initiated by the Irrigation Association, dedicated to celebrating and promoting the benefits of smart and efficient irrigation. The SMART irrigation acronym stands for “Smart Irrigation is Sustainably Managed, Accountable, Responsible and Trusted irrigation.” What does this mean for you? SMART irrigation aims to minimize their environmental footprint through efficient water use, saving water, saving time, saving and money!
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Pacific Lawn Sprinklers takes the fear out of lawn sprinkler installations!

Pacific Lawn Sprinklers takes the fear out of lawn sprinkler installations!

Scared of installing a lawn sprinkler irrigation system at your home? We know what you are thinking, if you install a lawn sprinkler system now, the project will go on for days and completely rip up your lawn and garden, destroying you grass and flowers, right? WRONG! Contrary to what most people think, Pacific Lawn Sprinklers completes most lawn sprinkler installations in just ONE day!
Sunday, June 19, 2022/Author: Pacific Lawn Sprinklers/Number of views (9007)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Best Time to Water Grass

Best Time to Water Grass

Year after year our clients ask us the same question, “When is the best time to water my lawn?” Throughout our 39 years in business, Pacific Lawn Sprinkler’s answer to this question has remained the same!
Saturday, June 18, 2022/Author: Pacific Lawn Sprinklers/Number of views (8642)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Is your Drinking Water Protected?

Is your Drinking Water Protected?

A backflow prevention valve on a lawn sprinkler or drip irrigation system can come in many types and brands. Each device offers an additional level of protection against the possible chance of the irrigation water from backing up into and contaminating your domestic drinking (potable) water. More and more frequently, water companies are mandating that the backflow preventer on your irrigation system be tested once a year to ensure its proper operation.
Friday, June 17, 2022/Author: Pacific Lawn Sprinklers/Number of views (5204)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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NEVER Lock in & NEVER Pre-pay!

NEVER Lock in & NEVER Pre-pay!

How many people out there like to sign long term service contracts and pre-pay for yearly services? Over our years in business, we at Pacific Lawn Sprinklers have learned that clients do NOT like to lock into maintenance service contracts or pre-pay for services. We can understand why- service contracts often have exclusions and stipulations, you can end up paying for services you don’t actually need, and the level of quality customer service usually decreases over time. Maintenance service contracts often include spring turn on and winterization visits, monthly inspections and service visits.
Thursday, June 16, 2022/Author: Pacific Lawn Sprinklers/Number of views (5522)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Best Time to Water Grass

Year after year our clients ask us the same question, “When is the best time to water my lawn?” Throughout our 39 years in business, Pacific Lawn Sprinkler’s answer to this question has remained the same! The best time to water grass is in the early morning hours, before 10am. The main reason is because the temperature is cooler in the morning, and winds tend to be calmer. Consequently, water can soak into the soil and be absorbed by the grass roots before it can evaporate. When performing a spring turn on or monthly inspection, depending on the size of the system, Pacific Lawn Sprinklers technicians create a start time from anywhere between 4am and 6am. Of course you can still start watering at 7am or 8am, but keep in mind that you might get wet while you’re running out of the house to get to work!

A very common misconception among clients is that the best time to run sprinklers is at nighttime. Often people think it’s best to wait until the temperature cools down, but we assure you this is NOT the case. In fact, we suggest watering the lawn no later than 6pm. The later you water, the greater chance you can develop a disease on your lawn. When the lawn is kept wet overnight, your grass can grow fungus, which can spread quickly, and can quite the nuisance to get rid of. We also suggest not to water your lawn in the midday hours. Midday is typically when temperatures peak, and water can evaporate quickly. This means your grass is not getting as much water as it needs, and you are wasting water.
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