Maintenance of Your Irrigation System

If your sprinkler system was installed properly, it should give you years of trouble free operation and require only minor maintenance. Although we recommend that your system be serviced by a NJ State licensed irrigation contractor, the following information may be helpful to you in understanding and troubleshooting your system. We encourage you to work safely and, for your protection, we recommend that you wear safety glasses and gloves.

When is the best time to start up my sprinkler system in spring?

Opening your sprinkler system for the season will depend on the weather conditions in your area and your individual watering needs. Read more…

How do I turn on my sprinkler system in the spring?

If your sprinkler system was installed properly, turning it on in the spring is relatively easy. Read more…

How do I adjust my rotary sprinkler heads?

Instructions for sprinkler heads made by Hunter, Nelson, RainBird, Toro, and Weathermatic.  Read more…

 

Troubleshooting Instructions

Try these simple checks before calling Horizon for service. We encourage you to work safely and, for your protection, we recommend that you wear safety glasses and gloves.  Read more…

When is the best time to winterize my sprinkler system?

The weather conditions each year will determine the best time to winterize your sprinkler system. Although most of the system is underground and protected until the ground freezes… Read more…

How do I winterize my sprinkler system?

We do not recommend winterizing your own sprinkler system unless you are completely familiar with all shut-off valves, backflow device, blow-out ports, extra lines or faucets, or any other unique features that were installed onto your system.  Read more…

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