Valve and Pipe Repair
Replacing a valve is usually not a big deal. You can usually by a kit at the store that is going to come with instructions on how to replace your existing valve. It is probably going to advise that you shut off the water flow. Very basic things like that. The thing is, even when you can literally see that you have a broken valve problem a lot of the times there is an even bigger problem that caused the valve to malfunction and that problem could be in your piping system. Those issues are the kind that you are going to have to dig deep into literally speaking!
Spotting A Problem
If you are having problems with your pipe system you are going to be able to notice that certain sprinklers seem to not be spraying water at the same rate as others right next to them may be spraying. Another issue could be that you start noticing small puddles in bizarre areas across your lawn. If you let these signs kind of just slide you may be in for a lot of more trouble down the road. In a pipe, a small leak can turn into a huge gash that could literally ruin the whole system.
Before We Dig In
Obviously, if you installed sprinklers in your yard you want to make sure that your lawn looks as green as possible and that your trees and plants are flourishing. That being said, you are probably not going to want to see us come in with our shovels every single time that we have to fix something. These days, we can mostly get through our inspection services without digging in. What we will do is monitor the water pressure on each of the outlet points in the system. That will allow us to pinpoint the problem and do as less digging as possible really!
As we’ve said pipe problems can range from a small leak to a major outburst. What we want to do is be able to fix the issue while doing as less damage as we can to the surrounding areas. Our repair services can vary from just sealing off a crack that we find in a pipe to literally going in and replacing the entire pipe. A lot of these pipes have been in the ground for decades and are not going to look too hot. That does not mean though that you can’t still get plenty of good years out of them!
As we’ve said valve issues are actually quite superficial and can be fixed or replaced fairly easily. We just finished talking about how pipes could have a couple more good years in them we really think it is the opposite with valves. If the valve is not working obviously we may want to make sure that there is no major problem behind that. In any case though since replacing them is incredibly cheap we will usually not recommend that you spend money in having us repair them that much!