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Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?

No
53%
Yes
12%
It depends on the type of sprinkler
32%
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Question: Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?
Top Answer (53% of 56 votes): No.

Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: Pop up sprinkler heads have gotten much more popular, and they're fairly hard to take out with a lawnmower.
All Star Clean Up
Answer: No
Explanation: if qualified company does the work
oasis well drilling & irrigation
Answer: No
Explanation: Generally mowers do not damage sprinkler heads. However, if the head does not retract or the mower is a heavy riding mower damage can occur.
LawnScapes
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Answer: No
Explanation: All sprinkler heads should not be damaged if correctly installed ( top of sprinkler head level with the dirt )and with flexible "funny" pipe to prevent damage to pvc pipe when any weight is applied to sprinkler head .
Carroll Landscape & Irrigation
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: Proper maintenance will prevent spray heads that stay "up"
My Sprinkler Medic
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes they well if the lawnmower is not set to the proper height.
Land Tech Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: Use adjustable, resizable sprinkler risers.
RB Home Solutions
Answer: No
Explanation: If installed correctly sprinkler heads should sit, just below or at grade level. Typically you are cutting the grass at a setting of 3-4 inches, so the heads should be safe below the lawn mower. You can roll your lawn mower right over the top.
Colorado Sprinkler Service LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: Sprinkler heads are designed so they are not damaged by lawn mowers, even larger commercial riders will not damage them.
TANZ Inc
ProMatcher
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: Yes, This is possible but not common. Depending on if your heads are placed to high, this may be an issue. Your irrigation specialist should confirm that your heads are placed at the proper height to avoid damage while still effectively watering your lawn.
Premier Lawn Care
Answer: No
Explanation: Pending your not using a large tractor you shouldn't have any problems.
BlueMark Water
Answer: No
Explanation: If they are installed properly it won't hurt them.
Property Enhancements, LLC
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Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes, if the heads are installed improperly at the wrong height and if they are stuck up after running and are not pushed back down.
Lawn Saver Irrigation
Answer: No
Explanation: You always want you sprinkler heads to sit level with your lawn, so you mower will easily clear it while mowing the lawn
Green Leaf Landscape
Answer: No
Explanation: if installed right it will not
vetorinos landscaping and irrigation,llc
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: The sprinklers are designed to be at level grade and pop up only when they are on.
Nuss Property Management
Answer: No
Explanation: Sprinkler heads are installed at grade level out of the reach of normal lawn cutting
Aqua Tech Irrigation
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: the sprinklers are installed properly know no lawnmower should ever come in contact with a pop open but there are juices were both sprinklers or for some reason put in areas of the don't belong in I don't understand house some companies get away with it because I've personally had to replace sprinklers just out of the issue of avoiding obstacle
Webster's Lawn care
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: They are usually below ground ( the lawn heads)
American Dream Landscape, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: No As long as the head are set just below grade of sod
Bayside Landscape
Answer: No
Explanation: Not if they are installed correctly. They will however get damaged when they wear out and fail because they will start to stick up and not retract. This is an indication that they need to be replaced.
AQUAMAX SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
ProMatcher
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: It all depends on the head placement and height of the sprinkler head.
Superior Irrigation and Lawn
Answer: No
Explanation: If the system is installed correctly your mower will not cause harm to your system
Stricklins Landscaping
Answer: No
Explanation: Modern lawn sprinklers retract into the ground when working properly and are installed correctly. Some caution is necessary to detect sprinklers that may have not have retracted properly
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