Irrigation is one of those utilities that you can’t escape. Every commercial establishment needs water, and every business fears shelling out for wasted water. Updating and checking the safety of your irrigation system regularly prevents leaks, outdated systems becoming wasteful, and surprise flooding. When should you make this regular check up, though? Well, Spring is a great time. Here are 3 reasons to look into your irrigation systems around April and February.
Change In Weather Means A Change In Irrigation Needs
During the winter storms and cooler weather, you don’t need to water plants as often. You worry more about pipes getting overloaded and debris clogging drains. With warmer weather and fewer storms, your concern is more about roots breaking up pipes and get enough water to plants. This change in needs highlights the weaknesses and strengths of your system.
Calmer Weather Makes Updating Easier
Now that a downpour is less likely, your workers have more time to do a thorough job of updating your irrigation system. They have more natural light to work with, and firmer soil to use. The time saved means that you don’t spend a lot of money on trying to tarp over construction work or putting signs around it. Your customers will be less inconvenienced, too, since they won’t have to spend more than a day or two walking around the work.
Of course, the biggest boon from all the extra time is that the overhaul will be done really well, thus saving you repair work in the long run.
In Between Big Holidays
Summer brings in flocks of tourists that can strain your pipes. The Winter holidays bring in shoppers that will need your irrigation systems. If you update your property in the Spring, you have fewer customers to redirect and your property will be ready for the Summer influx. It’s perfect timing.