Sprinkler System 101

Sprinkler System Basics from Lee Engineering – Dallas, Fort Worth Despite the recent erratic temperature fluctuations, Dallas area homeowners are beginning to plan for warmer weather. Before planting new landscaping this spring, it is wise to perform a check-up on your irrigation. Use the following information as a guideline to prep your irrigation system for summer’s increase in water demands. …

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Irrigation drainage Arlington Texas

Backflow Prevention

In Texas, every home with an irrigation system is required to have a backflow prevention assembly (BPA) to eliminate the risk of contaminating the water supply.  BPAs are commonly referred to as a double check valve, or double check assembly (DCA). Double Check Valves The double check valve acts as a barrier between your irrigation and the City water source. The void space …

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gaps in the soil

Gaps in the Soil by Driveway – The Mystery is Solved

Gaps in the Soil Do you notice voids or gaps in the soil near your concrete driveway or sidewalk? Does the soil along the perimeter of your home pull away from the slab foundation? Do you see cracks in or around your home? You aren’t alone. Many North Texans are perplexed by the presence of voids and gaps beneath sidewalks, …

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foundation watering Texas

Thirsty? So is Your Foundation

Dallas Fort Worth Foundation Watering Systems It is no secret that Texas summers are HOT! In the same way that your body demands extra water to compensate for the intense heat, your home’s foundation requires added moisture as well. It is time to educate yourself on the benefits of foundation watering. FACT: Most Dallas – Fort Worth homes are built …

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Water conservation

Water Conservation? There’s an app for that

We have reached a point in modern technology where a convenient downloadable app exists for almost anything we can imagine. Thankfully, the irrigation industry has finally decided to jump on the band wagon with the development of smart controller technology. What is smart irrigation? A modern approach to traditional irrigation that allows homeowners to monitor their sprinkler system from a …

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6 Reasons Why Drip Irrigation Pays For Itself

Farmers have been using drip watering systems, also known as trickle irrigation or micro-irrigation, for harvesting crops since the late 1800’s. Today drip systems are commonly used to offset the challenges of problematic soil by providing precise and efficient irrigation. If you own a home in Texas, proper foundation preservation through well-designed irrigation is essential to protecting your investment. In north Texas, …

Zane Woodson6 Reasons Why Drip Irrigation Pays For Itself