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3 Reasons To Not To Perform Sprinkler Trenching On Your Own

The installation of a sprinkler system is a job you want to do one time — and only one time. However, there are a variety of mistakes that can delay the amount of time it takes to complete this process or cause the need for you to repeat it altogether, especially when it comes to the trenching process. Learn some of the reasons why you should rely on a professional for your trenching needs rather than embark on this process on your own.

Water Leaks

A water leak is an issue that can easily arise if the trenching is not performed correctly. Even a small problem in the planning of the sprinkler system could result in a small amount of water leaking out.

Before you know it, you will see the cost of your water bills going up each month, but you won't understand why. Even worse, because the issue is taking place underground, you could go for some time without any indication of what's going on, and by the time you discover the issue, you could have paid hundreds of dollars in extra water usage cost.

Lawn Health Concerns

When it comes to providing your lawn with the right amount of moisture, it takes a lot more than turning on the water. There must be a method in place when it comes to where the system needs to be installed. For example, the location of the lawn, how much sunlight it experiences and other issues must go into consideration, and the average person doesn't have the knowledge necessary to plan the system based on these factors.

When you rely on a professional trenching company, you have confidence that they know exactly where and how to install the irrigation trenching for the best health of your lawn.

Structural Problems

A very costly mistake that could arise during the trenching process is structural damage. This type of damage can be especially problematic if the trenching is taking place near a concrete structure, such as a patio or sidewalk. Say the system wasn't installed correctly, and a leak occurred.

The problem might go unnoticed for a while, but moisture and the underside of concrete don't play well together. The moisture could cause the concrete to start failing from the bottom up, which will eventually show up in the form of weak spots and possible cracking. A professional doesn't just understand how to avoid a water leak, but also how to tunnel around concrete without causing damage.

Partnering with a professional sprinkler trenching company has many benefits, beyond those listed here. For greater confidence that the job is being done the correct way, don't hesitate to rely on a professional.  


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