Can you save money without giving up your sprinkler system this summer? You can’t quit watering your lawn, but you can do it without blowing your budget. Here are three money-saving tips that can help.
Tip #1: Use a Rain Sensor
Does your irrigation system have a rain sensor? If not, it’s time to incorporate one. It senses rain and turns your sprinkler system off if it’s not needed. After a set amount of time, it will turn your system back on. It’s like a pause or a rain delay, so you aren’t watering your landscaping when Mother Nature is doing it for you.
Tip #2: Check Your Sprinkler Heads
This is a simple solution to prevent you from wasting money, and it can make a huge difference in your water use. Go through your zones, one at a time, and check each sprinkler head. Make sure it’s working properly, that it’s not clogged with dirt or grass, and points in the right direction. You don’t want to spend money watering the sidewalk.
Tip #3: Optimize Your Programming
An automatic irrigation system is like having a smart thermostat – it’s only as good as its programming. If you don’t take advantage of all of the options, you’re wasting water and money. Optimizing your programming can help you use less water and save money on your water bills. Be sure you’re following your municipal watering guides and restrictions when programming your settings.
Are you looking for more tips and tricks to help you use less water and save more money on your sprinklers this summer? Contact the pros at W.P. Law, Inc. for the expert advice you need to keep your yard looking great without flattening your wallet.