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Like most parts of Florida, Altamonte Springssprinkler repair service follows the same routine. The challenges for Central FL sprinkler systems are sandy soil and a hot climate. When you add to that equation severe irrigation watering restrictions, it can be hard to maintain your landscape. Only a well-designed and cared for lawn sprinkler system can overcome these obstacles. Running your sprinklers for the correct amount of time is very important, along with using the right sprinklers for the right situation. Even if you have those two parts of the equation correct, your system will still need regular maintenance. The first part of maintaining your irrigation is to look at it while it is running. Improper sprinkler spacing is when the spray heads do not throw water all the way from one to another. A more technical term for this is a lack of uniformity of distribution. The effective distribution of water over the pattern of the sprinkler discharge changes. In order to avoid spots of dead, dry grass, you will need to observe how even the application of water is over your grass. Rotors, which are the bigger sprinkler heads that turn, often stop moving after a few years and need to be replaced. The next type of sprinkler is the spray head. It is common for them to get stuck when they pop up and for the nozzles to clog. A lot of water can be wasted by these heads when the break gets broken due to sticking up out of the turf. The last type of water sprinkler repair Altamonte Springs FL distribution device is drip irrigation. This can be emitters on tubing or low volume micro sprays. Both need to be looked at closely to determine if they are watering well. Low volume irrigation is now required for landscape bed watering in new construction in Altamonte Springs.
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How long the different types of heads water for is the last thing we want to check on the sprinkler controller.Mixing various types of sprinklers on the same valve is a bad idea as they all precipitate water at different rates. There are approximate run times that you can use for each type of sprinkler although these need to be adjusted for your individual area. Spray heads should run for twenty minutes and the rotors for about one hour. Low volume or drip irrigation shoulder run for a minimum of one hour. Please note that the drip system does not have to run as often as the turf irrigation. On established landscapes you can keep the drip zone off until the plants show signs of stress.Checking your sprinkler system once a month should help you save on water costs and keep your landscape in good shape.
About Altamonte Springs
Located in Seminole County in central Florida, Altamonte Springs is a very popular destination. Altamonte literally means ‘high hill,’ and while part of the Orlando metropolitan area, Altamonte Springs has a population of a little over 40,000 people. One popular place of interest there is Crane’s Roost Park located on Crane’s Roost Boulevard. You can also stop by Lake Lotus Nature Park and the Altamonte Mall. Some of the best restaurants in Altamonte Springs include Cafe Murano, Metro Diner and The Crepevine. It is a nice little section of greater Orlando that has its own charming appeal and things to do.