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How to install drip irrigation?
Do Your Homework. Most of micro irrigation is drip tubing,¼-inch or ½-inch hose fitted with tiny plastic nubs,called emitters,that allow water to drip out at
Connect to an Outdoor Faucet. Screw the vacuum breaker to the pressure regulator,if your hose bib doesn’t already have its own vacuum breaker.
Lay Out the Tubing. Attach a length of unperforated tubing or garden hose to the hose bib,long enough to reach from the bib to the plant beds.
Install Ground Stakes. Once you’ve got the tubing in position,use plastic ground stakes to hold it down.
Lay Tubing Around Shrubs and Trees. Position loops of ¼-inch tubing around the trees and shrubs.
Position Sprayers for Ground Cover. Where the plantings are so dense it’s difficult to snake tubing at the roots,branch out with micro sprayers.
Close Off the Tubing’s End. Once all the tubing and attachments are placed,turn on the water for a minute to flush dirt out of the tubing.
Cover the Tubing With Mulch. Clean up around all the tubing and make sure all connections are tight and no emitters are blocked or clogged.
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How do you repair a sprinkler system?
Here’s how to do sprinkler system repair: Repairing a Main Line. Determine where the line is broken. This is usually done by locating the puddle of water in the lawn or simply the geyser that’s now in the lawn. Shut off the sprinkler main.
What are the parts of an irrigation sprinkler system?
These parts are a must-have for every sprinkler system installation: PVC Pipe – Almost all systems today are designed with PVC pipe. Fittings – Fittings are pieces of extruded plastic which are designed to allow you to bend, shape and build your system the way you want it. Controllers & Timers – Every automatic sprinkler system needs a control unit to program it.