The winter season here in Iowa brings freezing temperatures, so winterizing your irrigation system is crucial for preparing it. However, numerous issues can come with skipping this essential task. For example, the water in your pipes and sprinkler heads can freeze over, causing them to crack and burst. As a result, it'll damage your irrigation system, and you'll be left with costly repairs come spring, delaying the time it takes to get it up and running to hydrate your vegetation. Because of this, you don't want to skip irrigation winterization, but you should hire pros to ensure it's done right and your system is protected from freezing temperatures.
If you skip irrigation winterization, your system's pipes can freeze and burst.
Irrigation winterization prepares your system for the winter by clearing any remaining water in the pipes and shutting it down. However, if you skip this essential task, any water left over in the pipes can freeze over, causing them to crack, break, and even burst! Additionally, water can get trapped in the sprinkler heads, which can expand and damage them. Without winterization to protect your irrigation system, it'll sustain significant damage.
You'll be left with costly repairs in the spring if you don't winterize your irrigation system.
With the damages that come with not winterizing your irrigation system, you'll be left with costly repairs once spring rolls around. After all, you'll need to ensure it functions properly again to water your lawn and plants. However, it'll delay the time it takes to get it up and running again, leaving your vegetation without much-needed hydration at the start of the new growing season. Meanwhile, if you had winterized your irrigation system, you wouldn't need to worry about this, and it would be ready to go come springtime.
Don't Skip Irrigation Winterization, but Hire Pros to Ensure It's Done Right
Winterizing your irrigation system is crucial, but you'll want to ensure it's done right so it doesn't sustain freeze damage. Because of this, you should hire professionals to winterize it! Pros have the knowledge and expertise to do the job correctly, ensuring all the necessary steps are taken to protect your system from freezing temperatures. They'll also follow a tried-and-tested winterization process that involves shutting off the main water supply, blowing out all the water from the lines using compressed air, and turning off the backflow. With pros, you can trust that it'll get done efficiently and effectively, giving you peace of mind knowing you won't have to deal with a damaged irrigation system in the spring.
Here in Iowa, pros typically winterize irrigation systems between September and October to ensure it's done before the first frost.
Call us today to schedule our irrigation winterization service.
Don't let your irrigation system fall victim to the freezing temperatures of winter - instead, let us handle winterizing it for you! At A+ Lawn & Landscape, we offer our irrigation winterization service to safely prepare your system for the cold weather ahead, which we'll do between September and October to ensure it's done before the first frost. We've been providing top-quality services since 1988, so you can trust that we'll do a thorough job and leave nothing ill-prepared! Not only that, but we also provide an irrigation startup service to bring it back online in the spring. That way, your lawn and plants will receive the water they need to start the growing season on the right foot.
We offer our irrigation winterization service to residential and commercial properties, along with HOAs, in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ankeny, and throughout the surrounding areas in Iowa. Call us at (515) 289-2020 to schedule this service today!