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Why You NEED an Irrigation System

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Commercial and residential properties in various areas can use an unnecessary amount of water to keep their lawns a luscious green. In Boca Raton, the summer heat can be a killer for your lawn and hosing your lawn daily can be a killer on your monthly budget. A proper lawn sprinkler irrigation system will ensure that you don’t waste water while keeping your lawn green.

The importance of an irrigation system
An irrigation system is the most efficient way to water your lawn. It will be a consistent way to ensure that your lawn is constantly getting the best possible care as well as ensuring you never overwater or underwater your lawn.

Benefits of irrigation water

  • It is efficient: After a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is water your lawn. A sprinkler system will save you time and allow you to rest easy knowing your lawn is being properly maintained without you having to lift a finger.
  • It is cost effective: Most of these systems make use of canal water which is free. Instead of paying a high water bill each month, you’ll be able to save money to do more in your home.
  • It aides water conservation: These systems prevent the over-watering of your lawn; ensuring that you’re not wasting water nor killing your lawn by flooding it with water. Also, if they are professionally installed, you will never need to worry about water being wasted on unnecessary parts of your lawn, such as your driveway or pavers.

This means that not only are you saving time and money; but you are also helping save the planet. Honestly, there are various pros and cons attached to different forms of irrigation but at the end of the day, the benefits of using lawn sprinklers far outweigh the initial cost. The cost of installing a sprinkler system does vary. The low end cost could be around $800 and the pricier systems could cost around $4,500+. The average cost is around $2,457 according to a survey done by Yes, the initial cost is high but the long term benefits mean you’ll be saving a lot more money as the days add up. Things that will affect the cost of your sprinkler system include the dimensions of your property as well as the quality of the equipment used.

You may be considering a DIY job to install your own system in your yard. However, it is generally not advised to DIY an irrigation system – especially if you want a reliable, long lasting system. Florida also has various contractor laws in place, therefore you will need to have a specific contractor’s license to install certain equipment in particular areas.

At Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric, we are not only fully licensed and insured, but we also aim to provide the highest caliber of lawn sprinkler system maintenance and installation. We specialize in a wide range of repair services too. If there’s one thing we know, it’s how to ensure a customer’s satisfaction with our services; we’ve been at it for over 33 years. If you have any questions regarding a home irrigation system, don’t hesitate to give us a call today.