When it comes time to do an irrigation system start-up in the spring, it may seem like it's as easy as flipping a switch or two, but it's a much more complicated process than that. An expert irrigation company will perform a pressure test to check for any leaks in the main water line. They'll also review each zone on your property to ensure every part of your lawn is receiving proper watering, avoiding the nasty surprise of brown, dying grass from a dehydrated lawn. Winter in Nebraska is very taxing on your irrigation system, and professionals will be aware of the intricate, tell-tale signs of irrigation system damage that are easily missed by the untrained eye. Because of all these factors and more, it's worth it to pay a professional to perform your irrigation start-up rather than running the risk of missing something crucial!

Experts will perform a pressure test on your irrigation system.

A professional checking on water pressure of an irrigation start-up system in Gretna, NE.

Ensuring that your irrigation system is getting the right water pressure is essential to it running well. Experts will be able to perform a pressure test to check that your irrigation system has enough water pressure to supply the sprinklers. If it's not, that likely indicates a leak somewhere in the main water line which would need to be addressed ASAP. Without proper water flow and pressure, you also won't be able to run all the sprinklers in your system efficiently, so some areas may become underwatered on top of the water waste from a leak!

When a leak is detected, a professional team is exactly who you want to have nearby. They'll be able to quote a repair for you and get your irrigation system back in order!

In an irrigation start-up service, every zone is reviewed to ensure proper watering for your lawn.

Although they may have been perfect when your irrigation system was initially set up, your watering zones will often need adjusting over time. With a professional irrigation start-up service, an expert team will review each zone in your system to check that every part of your lawn is receiving proper watering. This will help you avoid the surprise of dead, brown grass, which is never fun to wake up to! Once they review the zones, they'll adjust any that need it, ensuring that your sprinkler heads have proper orientation and that your irrigation system has optimal lawn coverage overall.

A professional eye will quickly recognize and identify irrigation system damage.

A puddle found due to damaged irrigation system in La Vista, NE.

With so many moving parts, there's a lot that could go wrong in an irrigation system – and those issues can become costly. Winter is very hard on your irrigation system, and you may not even realize that you have damage in your system until you see a high water bill or brown grass!

That's why it pays to have a professional eye overseeing the irrigation start-up process, monitoring for the intricate, tell-tale signs of irrigation system damage that can occur over time. These red flags can be easily missed by the untrained eye, but a professional company will be familiar with the ins and outs of irrigation systems. They have the experience to swiftly recognize and identify issues before they develop into bigger problems. Catching these early can save you money, and certainly saves you headaches down the road!

Make sure your irrigation start-up is done right. Call us today to schedule your service!

If you're looking for a professional company that is committed to high-quality results, look no further! Groundscapes, Inc. has been serving commercial, residential, and HOA property owners for 19 years years with lawn and landscape solutions. Our irrigation start-up service includes a pressure test, zone review, sprinkler head inspection, and more so that you can be confident that your system is in tip-top shape for the coming seasons. If you're in Omaha, Elkhorn, Bennington or a nearby city in Nebraska, call us today at (402) 397-5930 to schedule your service!