An automatic sprinkler system is a home improvement project worth considering. Not only will it help maintain a healthy beautiful landscape which you can enjoy with your friends and family, but it’s the most convenient and efficient way to ensure your landscape gets the water it needs without over-or under-watering. When it is properly installed and maintained an automatic sprinkler system will help conserve water too.
In fact, a professionally or DIY-installed automatic sprinkler system is one of the best investments that you can make for your home. Just ask anyone who has one. There is no easier or more cost-effective way to beautify your home, increase its value, and save yourself time and money.
Keep in mind, however, that there is more to a sprinkler system than just sprinklers. System design and installation are critical factors that will affect your system’s performance and longevity. You should hire a professional to install your sprinkler system, a system design should be created before installation begins.
Along with ensuring your system is properly designed and installed, Rain Bird manufactures rain shut-off and moisture sensing devices that can help you realize even more water and cost savings over the lifetime of your sprinkler system
So put away your garden hose and let Rain Bird do your watering for you — automatically! You’ll have greener grass, healthier plants, and much more free time to smell the roses instead of watering them.
Why purchase a Rain Bird automatic sprinkler system?
- SAVE TIME: Your system will do all the watering for you.
- SAVE WATER: An automatic system uses less water than watering by hand.
- SAVE MONEY: Your water bills will be lower and your plants will live longer.
- REST EASY: The Rain Bird name is your assurance of quality, value, and performance.
Frequently Asked Questions About Automated Sprinkler Systems
Q. Will an automatic sprinkler system use more water than I am currently using?
A. No. — In fact, an automatic sprinkler system may actually save you water. A well designed, efficient irrigation system applies exactly the amount of water needed by your landscape. You will never again have to worry about wasting water if you forget to turn off the hose. Plus, with a Rain Bird rain shut off sensor your system will know when it is raining and simply turn itself off when water is not needed.
Q. Does having a sprinkler system really save me time?
A. Yes. — You won’t have to spend another minute of your valuable leisure time watering the lawn. Your new system will do all the watering for you – even when you are away from home!
Q. Will an automatic sprinkler system water as well as I do when I water by hand?
A. An automatic sprinkler system will do a more efficient job because it will be designed based on your landscapes diverse watering needs, using specific products designed to water grass, trees, shrubs or garden plants.
Q. What are the components of an automatic sprinklers system?
A. A typical system is comprised of a controller (which functions as the brains of the system), valves (which open and close to release and stop the flow of water to underground pipes) and sprinklers (which distribute water to specific areas). The sprinkler system can be customized further with rain shut off devices, soil moisture sensors and drip irrigation zones.
It is best if all of a system’s components are manufactured by the same company in order to ensure that they will work well together. Rain Bird designs and manufactures the most complete line of components that make up an efficient irrigation system.
Like most people, you probably have many questions that you would like to ask before finalizing your decision to purchase an automatic sprinkler system. We hope this information has helped to answer some of your questions, but if you have more, don’t hesitate to ask your professional irrigation contractor or call Rain Bird at (800) RAINBIRD
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