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Choosing The Correct Sprinkler System For Your Lawn
Written by Elizabeth Wood
Editor In Chief, United Home Improvement


How many of you are enthusiastic about dragging out the old hose and attacking your lawn day after day to get that fresh green appeal? My guess is that, yes, the job needs to get done, but no, you are not enthusiastic about doing it. For those of you who are currently managing your own lawn care, installing a sprinkler system might just put a huge smile on your face.

Sprinkler systems offer an array of benefits. After installation, the first thing you will notice is that your system conserves water and saves you time and effort. Certain systems are equipped with rain sensors that will shut off the system, saving water. This will result in reduced water bills. This built-in time management capability allows you to control when the system turns on and off, almost as if you were doing it yourself. The simplicity and effectiveness of an automatic irrigation system will amaze you.

Sprinkler systems also contain spray heads that will keep water off walk ways and spray evenly on important areas like grass and plants. To increase watering efficiency, automatic timers are included in the system. There is no doubt that an automatic...more

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