Irrigation Systems Blog
Monday, February 15, 2021
Spring Irrigation System Checkup for Florida
With warm weather on the horizon, it's time to closely examine your irrigation system and get it in tip-top shape for Spring.
Winters are often rough on irrigation systems. Water might have seeped into your system over the winter and caused damage after possible Florida freezes. Your sprinkler heads...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 35 seconds
Monday, November 23, 2020
Four Types of Central Florida Grass
Four Types of Central Florida Grass:
Below are four popular types of grass in Florida:
Suppose your irrigation system isn't watering your lawn as it should. In that case, you may need an expert to access the situation to ensure your yard is maintained correctly. Contact Nick's Fix It for more information....
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 1 second
Monday, September 28, 2020
Proper Drainage for Florida Property
Florida is a wet place. Besides being surrounded by water, the Sunshine State is known for lots of rain and hurricanes too. This can ultimately lead to lots of water in places it shouldn't be. Thankfully when this issue happens, proper drainage saves the day! How can someone be sure that their property...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 39 seconds
Monday, June 8, 2020
Preventing Pet Urine Damage
While we love dogs like family members, no one is a fan of brown "burn" spots our dog's urine leaves on the lawn. Urine burns leave the yard unsightly and seem nearly impossible to prevent or eliminate. In families with multiple dogs, a dead lawn can occur quicker than you may realize. There is hope,...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 28 seconds
Monday, April 27, 2020
Spring Irrigation Tips for Your Florida Lawn
Spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, and your grass and gardens are starting to come alive! So why not help them along with some Spring Irrigation Tips for Florida Lawns and Gardens. Here are a few:
Mulch helps keep the soil moist and reduces erosion and weeds. Avoid piling mulch against plant...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 18 seconds
Monday, March 2, 2020
The Future of Smart Irrigation Systems
In the United States, outdoor water use alone averages more than 9 billion gallons of water each day, mainly for landscape irrigation. As much as 50% of this water is wasted due to overwatering caused by inefficiencies in traditional irrigation methods and systems. Smart irrigation technology is the...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute
Friday, January 3, 2020
How Much Water Does Your Lawn Need During a Florida Winter?
If you're like us, you take great pride in your Florida lawn. You live in Florida to enjoy the year-round pleasant weather. And one of the many benefits of that gorgeous Florida weather is the lush vegetation we have and care for. So after running ragged all summer caring and manicuring your lawn, wintertime...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 18 seconds
Monday, November 25, 2019
Winter Irrigation Tips for Florida Homeowners
If you've lived in Florida for a while, you know that the winters here aren't too bad. It definitely gets cold, and it can drop to freezing on occasion, but thankfully, snow isn't something we have to deal with in the Sunshine State. Even though we have no snow or super harsh winters, is it still possible...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 57 seconds
Thursday, September 26, 2019
3 Care Tips Afer Installing Sod in Florida
For some people, having a perfect lawn is essential to having a beautiful home. Unfortunately, not all lawns are the same, and those who want lush green grass are sometimes stuck with patchy spots and grass that won't grow. That's where sod comes in! Once you install the right type of sod for your lawn,...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
3 Common Irrigation Sprinkler Heads
Lawn too dry? Not able to keep an eye on how green your grass is 24/7? Well, thankfully there are irrigations systems out there that can help you out! Picking the right type of sprinkler head for your yard is essential to keeping your lawn looking picture perfect and lush. There are quite a few different...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 15 seconds
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tips to Keep Grass Green in a Florida Summer
There are few things more satisfying than a pristine, well-manicured lawn. Being able to walk out your front door to a yard of bright green grass is a very welcoming feeling. But it can be hard to keep the grass green, especially in the harsh heat of a Florida summer. It can be done, though! Here we...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 58 seconds
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
What Is a French Drain?
If you've never heard of a french drain, don't worry. It's not a drain central to France, nor is it some weird food dish. It's a very significant drain that goes by a few different names (i.e., trench drain, filter drain, weeping tile, rock drain, etc.). It's...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 29 seconds
Monday, April 15, 2019
When Is The Best Time To Water My Florida Grass?
Your lawn is usually the first impression made on new guests to your home. A patchy yard could be an awkward first hello for some homeowners, and in Florida, the heat can really patch it up (and not in a good way). So how can one keep their lawn looking luscious in Florida? Watering it correctly is...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 52 seconds
Monday, February 11, 2019
What is a Well Pump?
Well, water can be a total blessing. There's no monthly water bill; it's easy to filter the water coming in, well systems are easily able to keep out of sight, there's nothing else lurking in your water so long as the well is properly functioning, what more could you want? Unfortunately in some...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 45 seconds
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Proper Drainage on Property
Florida is one wet place. Besides being surrounded by water, the Sunshine State is known for lots of rain and hurricanes too. This can ultimately lead to lots of water in places it shouldn't be. Thankfully when this issue happens, proper drainage saves the day! How can someone be sure that their property...
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 40 seconds
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Install Irrigation System
Who doesn't want a bright, full, healthy green yard? That type of picture-perfect grass starts from the ground up, literally. Installing a new irrigation system can bring life back into your yard and keep it looking fresh. What goes into the installation of an irrigation system? Is it as simple as digging...
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 13 seconds
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Millions of people rely on city water every day for many things. There’s a lot that goes into making sure the water that’s distributed to the public water supply is safe. What stops the water from getting contaminated and how does the process work? It’s a system called backflow prevention....
Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 34 seconds