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TAG: irrigation shutdowns

Best practices for irrigation shutdowns

November 5, 2019By
Area being irrigated (Photo: Horizon Landscapes Co.)

As temperatures begin to drop across the country, contractors are gearing up for another season of irrigation shutdowns. Systems need to be winterized before overnight temps hit freezing and damage may occur. From large commercial properties to residential customers, now is the time for contractors to start planning for and implementing their irrigation shutdown services. Here’s a timeline, the tools... read more

From start to finish: Irrigation startups and shutdowns

August 10, 2018By
Man setting irrigation system

For an irrigation system to run properly throughout the warm summer months, it’s important that it’s turned on and off correctly at the beginning and end of each season. No one knows this better than Tom Horn, president of All-n-One Outdoor Solutions in Jefferson City, Mo., and a trainer for Rain Bird. “The importance of a proper turn-on is to... read more