Irrigation System Winterization

on Oct 20 in Yard News

Fall is the time of year to begin shutting down irrigation systems for the winter. Below are some helpful tips to make sure your irrigation system is prepared for cold weather:

The backflow unit is the U-shaped piping that sticks up out of your yard and is the only piece of the irrigation system that is exposed to the elements, which makes is susceptible to freezing and cracking. A damaged backflow can be a costly repair so it is best to winterize it to remove all of the water out of the system.

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