Sprinkler System Check-up and Maintenance Services
You can trust the licensed irrigation professionals at Andy’s!
Almost all homeowners and commercial property owners will turn on their sprinkler systems and assume that every part is working just as it did the previous season.
As soon as a sprinkler head doesn’t pop up right, a rotor head doesn’t properly rotate, or there is no power to the sprinkler valves, it’s time for you to call in the experts.
Like a car motor that has sat idle for several months, your irrigation system needs to be properly checked and repaired before setting the system to run on a regular basis.
Our licensed sprinkler technicians use a system of tests to ensure your sprinkler controller, valves, heads, rotors, pipes are all working properly and at maximum efficiency.
Our Sprinkler Check Process
- Activate the system, zone by zone, to ensure all zones are turning on/off.
- Inspect the rain and freeze sensor, if present, for proper operation.
- Check the controller’s backup battery for proper functionality.
- Program the controller’s settings for seasonality and any watering restrictions.
- Examine each zone for any broken or malfunctioning sprinkler heads
- Adjust any misaligned heads for proper coverage.
- Clean and adjust spray nozzles to ensure optimal spray coverage.
- Examine the system and yard for dry spots and and possible leaks.
- Identify all heads that need to be raised, lowered, or moved.
- Present diagnostic findings, and make recommendations for repairs and/or improvements.
When present, we will examine your system’s Rain & Freeze sensor. This device prevents your sprinkler system from activating during extreme cold, high winds, and rain storms, and is required by most municipalities. The inner components of a rain and freeze sensor deteriorate over time from outdoor exposure, and commonly require either a battery replacement or adjustments to the internal sensors.
If we find that your system is demonstrating intermittent problems, we’ll immediately diagnose the issue and provide you with an estimate on any necessary sprinkler system repairs.
After we’ve completed your Sprinkler System Check-Up and performed any necessary sprinkler maintenance on your system, we’ll run through the system one more time. We will examine each zone one final time to verify the system’s water pressure is correct, and that all adjustments and repairs are functioning properly.
Why Choose Us?
There are many reasons to choose Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting for your sprinkler system check-up and repair needs:
1) Experienced & Licensed Irrigation Technicians
We have the knowledge and experience to quickly and accurately diagnose any sprinkler system issue, no matter how big or small. Our technicians at Andy’s are also licensed by the the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, which is a required occupational license for irrigation professionals in the State of Texas. For our locations outside of Texas that do not require irrigation licensing, those technicians have still been trained by our Licensed Irrigators.
2) We Use the Latest Technology
From our service software that provides on-site estimating, invoicing, and billing to the latest smart controllers and advancements in sprinkler technology, we embrace the latest developments in irrigation to ensure we provide our customers with the best customer service experience possible and the latest innovations to achieve maximum watering efficiency and conservation.
3) Written Estimate & Warranties
Before we begin any work on your sprinkler system, we will provide you with a formal estimate of the cost of repairs and will not begin any work that you do not approve of. We also offer a 1-year warranty on labor for repairs that you paid for, and honor the manufacturer warranties on all parts.
4) Transparent Pricing
We offer competitive pricing on all of our services and will work with you to find the most cost-effective solution to your problem. Our repairs are billed as flat rate so the price quote dis the price you pay, unlike many of our competitors that charge time plus materials so you have no idea what you’ll pay until the work is done.
5) Same Day Repairs
We know your time is valuable. That’s why our “big blue” trucks are fully stocked and arrive with a 2-man team so that we can complete most repairs during the same visit.
Common Sprinkler Maintenance Issues
There are a few common problems that can occur with sprinkler systems that will require repair:
1) Sprinkler leaks
The most common problem we see is leaks in the sprinkler system. These can be caused by a variety of factors, such as broken pipes, damaged heads, or faulty valves.
2) Broken or damaged sprinkler heads
Another common problem is broken or damaged sprinkler heads. This can be caused by lawnmowers, cars driving over them, or simply from age and wear and tear.
3) Faulty valves
Another typical issue that may cause your sprinkler system to fail is faulty valves. This can be caused by a variety of factors, such as dirt and debris build-up, corrosion, or simply old age.
4) Poor water pressure
The water pressure in your sprinkler system can also affect its performance. If the pressure is too low, it can cause the heads to pop up out of the ground, or not spray water evenly. If the pressure is too high, it can cause the heads to break or leak.
5) Clogged nozzles
Clogged nozzles are another common issue that can cause your sprinkler system to fail. This is usually caused by dirt, debris, or mineral build-up, and can be easily fixed with a simple cleaning.
6) Timer problems
If your sprinkler system is not working correctly, it could be due to a problem with the timer. This could be caused by a power outage, a blown fuse, or simply a worn-out timer.
7) Electrical issues
Another common problem that can cause your sprinkler system to fail is electrical issues. This can be caused by a variety of factors, such as faulty wiring, a tripped breaker, or a bad controller.
Commercial & Residential Sprinkler System Check-Ups
It is not uncommon for residential and business owners to forget to inspect their sprinkler systems on a regular basis. Generally speaking, most people naturally assume their sprinkler system is working as intended. It is easy to forget about a sprinkler system, especially when the controller is set to water early in the morning or late in the evening during a busy week. That being said, it’s a good idea to schedule regular sprinkler system maintenance for both commercial and residential sprinkler systems. Scheduling regular system check-ups will ensure that everything is functioning properly, no water is being wasted, and the time and money invested in your landscape is protected!
Sprinkler System Checkup Cost
In the spring, new blooms and green sprouts make it easy to ignore the impending threat of summer heat. Scheduling regular sprinkler system check-up is a smart investment, and can prevent larger repair bills by catching the problem before it gets out of hand. Andy’s offers multiple Preventative Maintenance Agreements that will fit most budgets, include savings on repairs and service visits, and provide you peace of mind with your landscape.
As a homeowner, you’re likely worried about the cost of such services. At Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting, we provide affordable sprinkler system checkup services for homeowners. We never wish to nickel and dime anyone. You will always receive a full quote for our services, without any hidden fees or unnecessary services or products. We are upfront about our pricing and believe you receive quality service for the cost!
Do yourself a favor, don’t run a dormant sprinkler system before having it properly inspected and repaired. Call our Sprinkler System Company for all your maintenance and repair needs for your irrigation system. You will be surprised how much money and time you’ll save by having an expert technician service your system.