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When is the best time of day to run my sprinklers?

Morning (two hours before dawn)
56%
Morning (dawn to 9 am)
27%
Evening (after dusk)
3%
Night (anytime while it is dark)
10%
Not sure
1%
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Question: When is the best time of day to run my sprinklers?
Top Answer (56% of 55 votes): Morning (two hours before dawn).

Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: There are many factors for this but usually, with standard lawn turf, early morning is best.
Sprinkler Guy KC
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: watering in evening will cause mold to grow
oasis well drilling & irrigation
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: BEFORE IT GETS TO HOT.
MR.GREEN ACRES
ProMatcher
Answer: Night (anytime while it is dark)
Explanation: Time of day running a sprinkler system is best at night, but some systems do come on during the day if the water requirement is needed, system such as weather based systems, can run during the day. Typical systems come on a 3am and run for as long as there are zones and what time requirement was entered into the controller
TANZ Inc
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: prevents fungus
oasis well drilling & irrigation
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: You want to let your water have time to dry out or infiltrate the ground. If you run it at night it can lead to diseases in your lawn from sitting overnight.
BlueMark Water
ProMatcher
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: Two hours or greater before dawn allows for the water to percolate into the soil and allows for it to dry before facing the heat of the sun thereby eliminating evaporation loss.
Intelligent Irrigation
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: Early morning before sunrise is the best time.
Direct Home Service
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: a good watering right before Sun Life produces a defective meal for the plant and promotes steady growth
Webster's Lawn care
ProMatcher
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: It is best to water before the sun comes up so the root system has time to absorb the water before it is evaporated.
AQUAMAX SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: My company sells building fire sprinkler systems, not lawn sprinkler systems.
SimplexGrinnell
Answer: Night (anytime while it is dark)
Explanation: Night time is best because the ground stays saturated longer than if watered in the morning. The areas watered will evaporate once the sun comes up and heat rises.
Superior Irrigation and Lawn
ProMatcher
Answer: Morning (two hours before dawn)
Explanation: Best time for efficiency and insect and disease management
Accurate Waterfalls & Irrigation
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