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Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?

No
56%
Yes
12%
It depends on the type of sprinkler
30%
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Question: Will my lawnmower damage the sprinkler heads in my lawn?
Top Answer (56% of 66 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: Properly installed at the correct height and maintained so that they retract after system shutoff, sprinkler heads should be safe from mowers.
Phoenix Landscape & Irrigation, Inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: as long as it installed at the right height
Turning Point Landscape Services
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
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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: 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
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Answer: No
Explanation: IF DO NOT MOW TO LOW. I LIKE HAVE SEEN SOME DO.
MR.GREEN ACRES
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
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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: 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
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Answer: No
Explanation: if system is installed correctly
oasis well drilling & irrigation
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
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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: 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
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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: The sprinklers are designed to be at level grade and pop up only when they are on.
Direct Home Service
Answer: No
Explanation: Sprinkler heads are installed at grade level out of the reach of normal lawn cutting
Aqua Tech Irrigation
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Answer: No
Explanation: Sprinkler heads should be installed level with the base of the turf.
Mist-O-Matic, Inc
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
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Answer: Not sure
Explanation: My company sells building fire sprinkler systems, not lawn sprinkler systems.
SimplexGrinnell
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
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