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May 15 2015
As a contractor who installs and repairs irrigation systems, you’re always looking for ways to get things done faster and more efficiently. So, when something comes along that looks like it could ...
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Dec. 16 2013
Often two, three, or more pipes will be crowded together in a narrow trench. Wiring to the controller may share that limited space as well. Or the PVC pipe is “snaked” and twisted in the trench ...
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Aug. 17 2012
The voicemails you hear when you arrive at your office in the morning may vary, but the message is the same.... “Hi. There’s a big wet spot in the middle of my lawn this morning that wasn’t ...
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Feb. 17 2011
There is no better feeling than seeing the happy expressions on your clients’ faces as they stand back and take in the exquisite landscape that you and your crew just installed ...
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Oct. 18 2010
In the medieval Europe, blue and purple dyes were rare and expensive, so only the most wealthy or the aristocracy could afford to wear them. And though wearing purple today doesn't indicate wealth, ...
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Sept. 23 2010
Using a gauge provides us with a measure of pressure in the system. Generally, we expect to see a steady reading, but what does the gauge with a pointer that is unsteady mean? The unsteady or flickering ...
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Nov. 17 2008
TENS OF THOUSANDS OF IRRIGATION systems that have been designed and built with PVC pipe and fittings perform satisfactorily, while a very small percentage run into problems ...
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Feb. 1 2008
YOU’VE JUST COMPLETED A PROJECT that included weeks of planting. As you close the last door on the work trailer you notice water bubbling out of the ground and running along the curb. A moment of ...
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March 1 2005
In the world of landscape maintenance, the contractor rarely gets an epiphany. But that’s what happened to Anthony Reynoso the first time he used a new brand of flexible pipe ...
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Jan. 1 2004
Have you tapped into the possibilities that expanding your landscape-only (or -mostly) business may be hiding? Well, there are a variety of ways that can add some oomph to your income statement by paying ...
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March 1 2002
Some landscape contractors are wary of installing irrigation systems. However, more and more clients are demanding that they deal with one contractor who will be responsible for the whole project ...
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