When Is It Time To Call A Professional?
There are many people who love completing DIY projects when working on their homes, and there are others who are more than happy to let a professional tackle their wishlists. While it is perfectly acceptable to tackle and try many home projects, there are some tasks, especially when it comes to your irrigation system, that should be left to the professionals. Unfortunately, if you are unsure how to complete certain tasks, it can lead to serious and expensive repairs.
DIY Projects to Try
If you have the time and are interested in working on your irrigation system when a problem arises, there are some easier repairs you may be able to handle on your own. The first is replacing a damaged sprinkler head. One tip after replacing is to make sure the sprinkler head is facing the correct direction so water goes where it’s needed. Another repair that you may be able to try on your own is fixing a broken pipe. It is similar to replacing a broken pipe in your home. Of course, we are always here to help with any irrigation system repairs you need.
When to Call a Professional
We recommend calling us for any repair that deals with your irrigation system and electricity. It can be overwhelming and dangerous if you are unsure how to make repairs when electricity is involved. This would include repairs such as mending cut wires, which can occur for a number of reasons and isn’t necessarily an unusual repair. However, if you are unfamiliar with this form of repair, you can cause great bodily harm if you make a wrong decision. Another repair that also deals with electricity is a leaky valve. This repair requires working with electricity and water and can also be very dangerous.
At Challenger Irrigation, we are here to help you with any and all of your irrigation needs, whether you want to try certain repairs on your own or you would like us to handle everything about your irrigation system. We recommend calling us whenever you are unsure. We are proud to serve Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, and Citrus counties.