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Irrigation System in the Winter Many homeowners have sprinkler systems and in the winter time, many of them have experienced the consequences of a hard freeze or below freezing weather. The problem affects your system not when it is initially turning into ice but as the ice melts. That’s when it is common to see bursting pipes and water spraying in large amounts. Yes, that’s our money being wasted. After a hard freeze is over is commonly when you will be on your way to work and see water spraying in places it shouldn’t. This is a common problem. It is important to winterize your irrigation system before it gets to such low temperatures your pipes are at risk for turning into icicles. If you forget to call a sprinkler company and request for this service, you will have an increased risk for bursting pipes, hoses, and equipment holding your…

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When to Call a Baytown Plumbing Contractor Plumbing problems occur when we least expect it. Knowing when to call a plumber is important. Homeowners can get away with fixing some problems. Unfortunately, the homeowner could possibly be putting a bandaid on the problem while a bigger problem arises out of the original plumbing issue costing them much more money. In addition, attempting to fix a plumbing problem can result in personal injury, major property damage, and lots of additional repairs needed. If you experience any of these five problems, you need to call a plumber. Low Water Pressure You can see dribbling sinks and showers when this occurs. The problem is not easy to pinpoint. When you experience low water pressure the cause can be pipe obstructions, city supply issues, and poor pipe design. A Baytown Plumbing Contractor can recognize the source of your problem and fix it promptly correctly…

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For millions of people, taking care of the waste management of households is not as simple as just flushing out the toilet. To have an upkeep home, septic tank service is almost a necessity. You simply cannot go years and years without having a septic inspection, septic pumping, or some other service to maintain your septic tank. If you have a septic system in your home and you have failed to keep it maintained and cleaned on a regular basis, it can lead to a big problem. That big problem can also lead to greater money lost and spent on fixing the septic tank which could have been much less or avoided by regularly caring for your septic tank. Septic issues are very inconvenient and very much costly to fix. Tackle them on the DIY process can be a trouble for many and, it is a good investment to hire…

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Irrigation System & Water Use It can be hard when you have a sprinkler system or just had your first system professionally installed to determine how much water your grass will need. When watering your yard, your sprinkler system should provide water to all areas until the top six to eight inches of soil is wet. This is where most turfgrass roots grow and are the secret to green lush grass. Don’t overwater your lawn that can be bad for your lawn and increase the number of weeds and mosquitoes. As you adjust to your new system, you can tweak the settings to get it to where the topsoil is wet 6-8 inches deep and prevent drowning your lawn. On average, you will notice most lawns will need about one inch of water per week. During rainy months, you will greatly reduce the amount of watering needed by hardly running…

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