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  1. Professional Discussions
    So I’m doing an install on a yard with a well. They have a well where I’m getting static 35-40 psi. They are afraid of their pressure dropping over time with the building that’s going on. The installer decided to take out a head and now they’re only running 5 GPM and The owners complaining...
  2. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I'm trying to get experience in grading, I've never done it professionally. I have no idea how to bid it. I gave a bid for sprinkler install and the customer said that price sounded fine but he wanted to have the lawn graded before sprinklers went in. I'm gonna have to rent a grader but I am...
  3. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I'm a lawncare company in south florida. I do a lot of sprinkler repairs. Obviously you "get what you can get" in terms of pricing. But I'm curious how far off I am from the "going rate". I typically charge by the item. I do not typically charge by time. Here is a sample of some of my...
  4. Marketplace
    Golf course sprinklers used in great shape 550 750 and 900s all for sale. Also rain bird 5550s for sale. Golf course never been played after being built. Also quite a few valves are for sell as well. The steel skid plate the water pumps sit on is also for sale.
  5. Professional Discussions
    Hi, this is my first post on lawn site. This is the first year; I'm doing sprinkler winterizing. Most of the houses in my area have wells for the sprinkler systems. I know how to blow out a non-well system. So my question is, do I have to do anything different with the well to blow out the...
  6. Marketplace
    These are very large and in excellent condition.
  7. Marketplace
    I recently bought a unit filled with rainbird items. I have over 20 pat+es grey plastic sprinkler boxes. They are all fully functional and in excellent condition. Also have a bunch of eagal 550 and 750 sprinklers in excellent condition as well. I'm trying to sell these items at an excellent...
  8. Employment
    Brilar was established in 1977 and is headquartered in Oak Park, Michigan. We are a multi-dimensional company, providing a full spectrum of external facility maintenance services to multi-family housing complexes, commercial properties, industrial complexes, municipalities, and retail centers...
  9. Landscape Architecture and Design-Build
    Hi Gang, I've got a really big apartment complex and the ivy ground cover has over grown all of our pop-up sprinkler heads. Does anybody have a good method to remove the ivy only around the sprinkler heads so they can be seen and maintained easily? Right now you can only see the 12" pop-up...
  10. Professional Discussions
    I have finally, after 4 years of begging, gotten a commercial property owner to allow me to service the irrigation system. I have maintained everything on the property except the irrigation for 6 seasons now. I have a general knowledge of irrigation systems, but I'm no expert. Here is what I...
  11. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi Everyone, I've found a lot of help/advice on these forums and would like to ask a few questions. For the last three years I've tried impact and oscillating sprinklers on the end of my garden hose. My last attempt (over a year ago) was a tripod w/impact head, which I would move to various...
  12. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I've got a property that I manage who is considering installing a new, top-of-the-line Micro Spray irrigation system. I have 3 other bids that have not made that suggestion. Is Micro-Spray really the way to go? The property is on a slope, with mostly creeping vines, shaped shrubs, and small...
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