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How long does it typically take to re-activate a winterized lawn sprinkler system?

Less than one hour
73%
One to two hours
14%
Four or more hours
1%
Not sure
10%
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Question: How long does it typically take to re-activate a winterized lawn sprinkler system?
Top Answer (73% of 69 votes): Less than one hour.

Answer: Not sure
Explanation: in San Diego there is no need to winterize any systems here
Turning Point Landscape Services
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: It really depends on how large the property irrigated is. A small yard with 3 or less zones can take up to 1 hour, but really depends on if Hydraulically everything is doing what it should. A irrigation system on 2 ACRES May have 20 or more zones and that can take 2-3 hours depending on what is broken or in need of cleaning or servicing.
Berkshire Gardens Turf Services Inc
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: When bringing your irrigation system out of winterizarion you will want to first inspect and test all its components. Second, the back flow device should be tested (licensed professional) to insure the device is functioning properly. Slowly releasing the gate valve of the back flow allowing the system to reach its static pressure. Avoid opening too quickly, this creates water hammer which can cause damage system components as well as pipes.
DIAMONDBACK Service Management
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: System Activation and Adjustment includes reviewing each zone, controller, and backflow, closing all drains, and Testing and adjusting each zone and each and every head for proper coverage. Any issues or recommendations are noted for the customer before leaving the property
Sprinkler Guy KC
Answer: One to two hours
Explanation: We provide a complete spring activation of your landscape irrigation system inspecting, testing, adjustments for the current weather conditions, if repairs are needed a complete estimate with costs and resetting of the main control unit for automatic operation with water savings in mind.
Discovery Water Management LLC.
Answer: One to two hours
Explanation: To turn on system doesn't take that long but to evaluate the system and make sure the heads are not wasting water and hitting proper services takes Time
TPS PLOWING
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: YOU SHOULD ALWAYS RUN YOUR SPRINKLER SYSTEM
MR.GREEN ACRES
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Our Spring Star-up Service Includes ; pressurize irrigation system, run through each zone , inspect for water leaks or other damages, and make any necessary sprinkler head adjustments ( being mindful of water usage and waste) to insure 100% coverage of turf / planting areas. If no repairs are needed, this service should take less than (1) hour.
Carroll Landscape & Irrigation
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: about the same as winterizing
My Sprinkler Medic
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: To properly prepare an irrigation system for the season. Each zone should be turned on and all sprinkler heads should be checked thoroughly.
Land Tech Landscapes
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: If system has been drained it is key to fill all main lines and zone lines slowly to avoid damage to components.
Pro Cuts Lawn and Irrigation Service
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Blow lines out with air or water
RB Home Solutions
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Spring Activation of a lawn sprinkler system takes less than an hour to perform. example: 4 zone residential sprinkler system - less than 1 hour to activate and write system report
TANZ Inc
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: depends on type of system and how many zones
oasis well drilling & irrigation
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Simply open up water supply to system and check the system.
BlueMark Water
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We do not provide this service in Florida.
Sunrise Irrigation
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Is adjusting the timer to water based on need and water consumption
Acme Sprinklers of Broward Inc
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: You turn the water on, turn on the controller and program it, then run a test cycle for 2 minutes a zone.
Lawn Saver Irrigation
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: It takes less than an hour to re-activate a system, however, this may not take into account repairs, if they are extensive. Normally this is limited to charging the system, programming the clock, inspecting the valve boxes, inspecting the heads as they are operating.
Intelligent Irrigation
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Depending on how many zones, a turn on usually takes less then an hour. we check every zone and each individual sprinkler to ensure they are working properly
Direct Home Service
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: Properties of 1/2 acre or less take approximately an hour or less to activate. Properties of 1 acre or more could take 1-2 hours to properly check & activate
Aqua Tech Irrigation
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: It takes about 30 minutes to reactivate a winterized lawn sprinkler.
Mist-O-Matic, Inc
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: depending on the size of a sprinkler system depends on the amount of time it takes to reactivate it. The average system that consist of 8-10 zones will take about an hour and that would include changing one or two sprinkler heads.
Service My Lawn Sprinkler
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: My company sells building fire sprinkler systems, not lawn sprinkler systems.
SimplexGrinnell
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: It takes about 30-45 min to turn on the main water supply, test zones and adjust all heads
Stricklins Landscaping
Answer: Less than one hour
Explanation: This can widely vary depending on the number of zones. The 1st hour is included in the start up fee , but any parts would be billed separately and labor after the 1st hour would be additional
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