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Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?

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Question: Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?
Top Answer (54% of 62 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: If the sprinklers are installed correctly they should not ever be in conflict with routine lawn mowing or other lawn cultural practices
Berkshire Gardens Turf Services Inc
Answer: No
Explanation: If the irrigation system has been installed properly, the sprinkler heads will rest below the grass line which allows the lawn mower blades to pass over the heads.
DIAMONDBACK Service Management
Answer: No
Explanation: Heads and other system components (such as valve boxes) should NOT be damaged by typical lawnmowers or other if they are installed correctly.
Sprinkler Guy KC
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.
Answer: No
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
Answer: No
Explanation: A properly installed system should not be seen while it is off providing no exposed parts.
Pro Cuts Lawn and Irrigation Service
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.
Answer: No
Explanation: if system is installed correctly
oasis well drilling & irrigation
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
Answer: It depends on the type of sprinkler
Explanation: It all depends on the type of heads you have installed and making sure they are not raised or providing doughnuts around them to know where they are
Acme Sprinklers of Broward Inc
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
Answer: No
Explanation: A well designed irrigation system should be at or below the lawns surface...if heads are not installed properly, a lawnmower could damage them. Take care when aerating or thatching a lawn that has installed irrigation.
Intelligent Irrigation
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
Answer: No
Explanation: Sprinkler heads should be installed level with the base of the turf.
Mist-O-Matic, Inc
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.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: My company sells building fire sprinkler systems, not lawn sprinkler systems.
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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