Altitude Sprinkler & Landscape Blog

Within the pages of our landscape blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to landscaping and sprinklers.

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What are the benefits of having a sprinkler system?

A lawn sprinkler system provides a variety of benefits, including: Environmental benefits Financial benefits Aesthetic benefits Environmental Benefits Lawn sprinkler systems contain innovative moisture sensors and water gauges that ensure your lawn receives adequate water while preventing excessive watering. Financial Benefits A correctly installed sprinkler system increases your home’s value. Since lawn sprinklers control the…
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Landscape lighting ideas

Landscape lighting is a great way to add beauty, drama, and allure to your yard at night. However, your lighting choices need to address your needs, whether you want functional lighting or to set the mood for your guests. Here are some landscape lighting ideas you may wish to consider: Chandeliers – perfect when entertaining…
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How would you walk through your garden?

This might sound like a strange question but bear with us. As you look out across your garden, how do you envisage yourself enjoying the space, or how would you like to reach the most-used areas? Adding a stylish walkway could bring a freshness to your current layout, highlight specific areas of planting and show…
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Time to ponder on your patio?

You may be spending more time than ever before either in, or looking out over, your garden. You might see it as a haven of peacefulness in a crazy world, or as an escape from indoors for as much time as possible. Whichever, you can also find time to ponder on how you might add…
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Why your sprinkler system needs a blowout

Considering that a sprinkler is designed to spread water evenly throughout your lawn, it’s ironic that water is the one substance most likely to damage your system. Of course, we’re not talking about water in its liquid form – we’re talking about the frozen variety. Each time your sprinkler system runs, small amounts of water…
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Sprinkler system installation do’s

Sprinkler systems are crucial in any home with a yard since they are the most effective way to water your landscape. However, for your yard to remain healthy and green, your sprinkler system installation needs to be done correctly. Here is some sprinkler system installation do’s for an efficient system: Hire a professional as they…
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What exactly is a backflow preventor?

All businesses tend to have a ‘private’ language. This is a collection of, often technical, terms whose meaning is instantly clear to the experienced people who work there. They, therefore, use these words automatically – often confusing others. One term we use here – and have been asked about by customers – is ‘backflow preventers’.…
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Reasons why you need a modern sprinkler system

Advancements in technology have led to the development of automatic sprinkler systems, which can now be found in many residential homes. While your older sprinkler system has served you well, getting a smarter system can save you money all year round. Here are some reasons why you should consider getting an automatic sprinkler system installed.…
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Should you repair or replace your sprinkler system?

An aging sprinkler system starts to wear and tear with time until it eventually breaks down. At this moment, you have the option of replacing or repairing your irrigation system. However, this decision depends on various factors, including your budget, the age of the sprinkler, and its functionality. Sprinkler system repairs are performed when your…
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When is the best time for sprinkler installation?

In-ground sprinklers can help you maintain a healthy lawn with less work. If you are considering adding them to your landscape, here are some things to consider when deciding the best time to have one installed. Time It will take at least a few days to have a complete system installed. Make sure you leave…
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What exactly is xeriscaping?

It’s a question we are often asked; and the term itself does sound somewhat exotic. In fact, it’s from the Greek word ‘xeri’ which simply means ‘dry’. The reality is much simpler than the imagination might suggest. Xeriscaping is the process of designing landscapes to minimize or eliminate the need for regular irrigation. It’s particularly…
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Tired of frozen sprinklers?

Before winter arrives, it’s important to ensure that no leftover moisture remains in your irrigation system. Once the temperatures start dipping, excess liquid trapped in the pipes will freeze, and you may find yourself with a fairly challenging conundrum that involves a damaged lawn and hundreds of dollars’ worth of repairs. Here at Altitude, we…
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