Category: Sprinkler System

5 Key Advantages of Micro Sprinkler Irrigation Systems

Micro sprinkler irrigation systems are a modern way to water lawns and gardens, where water is delivered slowly and gradually. It is typically distributed in the form of streams, continuous drops, or discreet droplets. This style of irrigation system is popular for its water efficiency and low cost. Micro sprinkler irrigation system heads can be adjusted to the width of the area they spray, with 3 to 10 feet being the most common. You may also adjust the spray pattern to accommodate different diameters, such as a full or semi-circle. And you can choose from different sprinkler heads such as spray,... Read more

Summer-Proof Your Big Lawn by Choosing the Right Sprinkler Accessories

As summer approaches, it is time to begin thinking about lawn care. Especially if you have a big lawn, it is important to understand the significance of a good sprinkler system. But did you know that the appropriate sprinkler accessories can also make a big difference in getting a healthy lawn? In this post, we discuss the key tips you should follow to determine the right sprinkler accessories for your big lawn this summer. Let’s dive right in. Mastering the Art of Lawn Care: How to Choose the Best Sprinkler Accessories Here are a few things you should consider to... Read more

What Is the Impact of Snow & Ice on Your Lawn Irrigation System?

Have you ever considered what happens to your lawn in winter? Snow and ice can significantly affect both your lawn and irrigation system, especially if you live in Canada where our winters are pretty tough. When it snows a lot, not only does it cover your whole lawn with snow but the water in your irrigation system can freeze and expand. This can damage its pipes and valves. Winter is thus considered the off-season for irrigation. That’s when many homeowners think about buying an irrigation system to avail themselves of discounts or to avoid the (relative) rush when spring comes. However,... Read more

How Can Sprinkler System Installation Impact Your Lawn in Vaughan?

Are you wondering whether it is worth installing a sprinkler on your Vaughan home’s lawn? The answer is a big yes. A sprinkler system is the most efficient way to water your lawn. Sprinkler system installation is an excellent long-term investment for homeowners, as it not only saves water, time and money but improves the equity of your home. When you have an irrigation system installed by licensed professionals, it will keep your lawn healthy and take a lot of maintenance work off your plate. Still, many homeowners wonder whether it is worth the hefty price tag. So, let’s talk... Read more

FAQ: Why You Should Winterize Your Underground Sprinkler System

When winter arrives in Canada, water left in the irrigation lines of your underground sprinkler system can freeze and cause serious damage. Have you recently installed an underground sprinkler system? Then, you may be wondering why it is necessary to shut it down and how to maintain the system in winter. One essential step is to winterize the system every year. Not surprisingly, many homeowners have questions regarding the winterization process. So, let’s answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding sprinkler system winterization so you have a clear idea of its significance. Sprinkler System Winterization: Answers to the... Read more

5 Signs That It’s Time for a New Irrigation System Installation

Who doesn’t love a healthy garden with colourful flowers? A garden irrigation system plays a major role in boosting your home’s curb appeal and contributing to its overall well-being. To maintain a healthy garden, it is essential to have a well-functioning irrigation system. But, like all machinery, these systems age. Even with routine maintenance, repairs and replacements, the time will come when it will stop working. But there are ways to tell that it’s time for a new irrigation system installation. Here, we discuss those signs so you have a fair idea of when it is time to replace your old... Read more

Portable & In-Ground Sprinkler Systems: Which Is Best for You?

Are you looking for the best sprinkler system for your lawn? Efficiency, convenience, and water conservation are important considerations when it comes to selecting a sprinkler system. Both portable and in-ground sprinklers are great when it comes to maintaining a healthy, luscious lawn. But which is right for your lawn? Go through this post to better understand each sprinkler type and make the best decision as per your budget, schedule, and landscape. Let’s get started. What Is a Portable Sprinkler System?  Portable sprinklers are also known as travelling gun sprinklers. The best part about these lawn watering solutions is that... Read more

How to Avoid Overwatered Lawns with Water Irrigation Systems

We all want our lawn to look picture-perfect. To keep it healthy, green and pristine, it is essential to keep it watered. But in the course of doing so, we often overwater it, which can affect the growth of healthy grass. Indeed, a waterlogged lawn can drown grass plants, causing unsightly, patchy areas and the spread of pests and diseases. The requirements for hydration vary among grass species. Warm season grasses like Bermuda and zoysia, for instance, require roughly one-half to three-quarter inches of water every one to three weeks. However, cool season grasses like Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass... Read more

How to Install an Underground Sprinkler Irrigation System

Taking care of your lawn can be demanding. It may seem exciting at first, but the regular watering and other responsibilities can become tedious. If not done properly, it can negatively impact your lawn. Indeed, a week of rain can turn it into small marsh, while extended dry spells can create a brown wasteland. But you can reduce the day-to-day hassle of maintaining your lawn’s health by installing an underground sprinkler system. So, are you looking for a reliable and experienced irrigation installation company in Brampton to put in your in-ground sprinkler system? Because this is a long-term investment, it... Read more

Do you know the 5 signs which indicate your lawn irrigation system need repair

A well-watered lawn is essential to any healthy Toronto-area garden. It can also increase your home’s value by as much as 15%. But problems with your sprinkler irrigation system can cause many difficulties, like dry patches, soil erosion, and wasted water and money. Ignoring faults in the sprinkler system can make the situation even worse. That’s why when you notice any irrigation system problem you should contact Green Valley. We offer top-quality lawn irrigation system repair in the Toronto area. How do you spot if an irrigation system repair is needed? Here are five warning signs that can save you... Read more