What Does A Backflow Preventer Do?

Brady Madsen Expert Advice, Sprinkler Systems Leave a Comment

A backflow preventer does exactly what its name implies that it should do, prevents backflow. That being said, it just makes us ask “What is backflow and why do we care?” Backflow is what happens when the pressures that normally ensure water flows in a standard direction is reduced to the point that the water goes in the opposite direction, …

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The Ideal Watering For Your Lawn

Kalie Larkin Expert Advice, Sprinkler Systems Leave a Comment

Figuring out when and how much water to put down on your lawn is one of the trickier parts, and potentially expensive parts, of home ownership. Whether or not you have a sprinkler system or are planning to do it with good ole fashioned hand watering, knowing the key principles behind ideal watering can save yourself time and money. Even …

Winter Yard Prep

Kalie Larkin Expert Advice, Landscaping, Lawn Care, Plant Care, Pruning, Sprinkler Systems, Tree Care, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Is Your Yard Ready to Hibernate? (Getting Landscapes Ready for Winter) Well the upper mountains are showing snowcaps but it still feels like fall here in Southeast Idaho. These next couple of weeks are a perfect window to make sure our landscapes have the best chance possible to make it through the winter unscathed. So just like when a bear …

East Idaho’s Warm Winter and Early Spring

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What a Warm Winter and Early Spring Means for Your Landscape We’ve all been enjoying the beautiful March with the warm temperatures and clear days. It has been almost idyllic for homeowners and businesses alike. Though beautiful, there are a couple of concerns that and early spring and warm winter brings to mind. The first being whether or not we should …

Why Winterize Your Sprinkler System?

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As the nights start to dip below freezing it is a good time of year to talk about winterizing you sprinkler system. There are several types of sprinkler systems out there and some take more work than others, but all need to be turned off and winterized to make sure that you will not have any surprises in the spring. Sprinkler …