As a new homeowner, there are many things to learn and get used to. One system that may be unfamiliar to you is a sprinkler system. Sprinklers are a great way to keep your lawn looking beautiful and healthy, but they require a bit of maintenance to keep them functioning properly. But don’t worry because Spartan Irrigation is here to cover a few important things we wish every new homeowner knew about sprinkler systems.

What We Wish New Homeowners Knew About Sprinkler Systems

Knowing the Zones Is Critical

One of the most important things to understand about your sprinkler system is the zoning. Every sprinkler system has different zones that water certain areas of your lawn. Understanding your zoning allows you to water your lawn more efficiently and effectively. Make sure to check the owner’s manual if you have it, or consult with our team to ensure you know which zone waters which part of your lawn.

Consistent Maintenance Is Key

Consistency is key when it comes to maintaining your sprinkler system. Regular maintenance from Spartan Irrigation will keep your system in good condition and can save you money in the long run. We’ll check for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and frequently clean your nozzles. By doing this, we can ensure your system runs smoothly and saves you costly water bills.

Proper Watering Timing Matters

Timing is everything with your sprinkler system. Proper timing will save you money and keep your plants and grass healthy. The best time to water your lawn in the warmer months is early morning because less water evaporates during these times, which is essential when battling summer heat. However, watering is not essential in the winter, as grass here in Michigan goes dormant.

Know When to Call the Pros

A sprinkler system can be a great asset to your lawn and landscape, but it requires attention and maintenance. If you’re the proud new owner of a home with a sprinkler system and aren’t quite sure how to work it, call Spartan Irrigation! We proudly serve residents throughout Lansing, MI, maintaining, repairing, and installing sprinkler systems. So, don’t hesitate! Contact us today at (517) 882-1826.