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How To Maintain Your Commercial Irrigation System

The appearance of your property is crucial to the success of your business. If you have an irrigation system, maintaining and caring for it on a regular basis can help improve the atmosphere and overall value of your business. With the right tips and methods in place, irrigation system upkeep can become less of a chore. Here are a few fundamental guidelines to help you properly care for your business’s sprinkler system and improve the look of your commercial property’s landscape.

Check for Leaks

If there are any leaky valves in your irrigation system, you need to address them as soon as possible. Make sure all the valves are turned off and inspect each sprinkler head to check for any actively leaking valves. If there is a leak, you will likely notice water seeping through the sprinkler head. Be sure to have the defective valve repaired or replaced immediately to avoid further damage to the system.

Inspect Clogs

While you examine your irrigation system, keep an eye on the drip emitters. Emitters that become clogged can no longer do their job of supplying the specified plant with enough water. To prevent the plant from drying out, make sure to regularly check each of your drip emitters. If any of them have become clogged, have a professional look at them so they can be repaired or replaced as needed.

Examine Irrigation Lines

Sprinkler heads aren’t the only aspect of your irrigation system that can spring a leak. Keep an eye on your irrigation lines as well, as they can develop leaks due to various factors. Whether the tubing gets stuck in a lawnmower or becomes frayed, it can be damaged in a number of ways. The best way to prevent damage is to maintain and check on your irrigation lines often.

Taking proper care of your irrigation system helps to elevate the appearance of your entire commercial landscape. Contact Medallion Landscape to have your irrigation system serviced, by calling 408-706-2447 or emailing us today!