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Broken line

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Capemay Eagle, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,752

    Just a question regarding a repair. Back in the late fall my sprinkler guy came to winterize our system. Well when he started to blow out the lines I noticed a break in the lines from a geyser that poped up. I asked him to repair it, but he kinda did not want to do it and said he would come back in the spring. So anyway I kinda figure now that I am going to have to fix this break any pointers on how to do it?

    How long do sprinkler lines last?? I think my system is about 8 years old..
  2. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    Most irrigation companies will make repairs in the spring. Winter tends to bring its own set of repair needs (plow ripped up a head, etc).

    Let your irrigation guy come back in the spring, adjust your heads, set your clock and make all necessary repairs.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,571

    Echo Bill. You let the guy do the repair in the Spring (after April 1 in your locale) and check the system out.

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