Summertime is a great time to spend time outdoors and enjoy your nice green lawn. But how do you keep your lawn green when your irrigation system is not quite at it's peak? A couple of DIY sprinkler repairs can make all the difference.
One common irrigation problem is a broke sprinkler valve. Fortunately, it is also a relatively easy to fix.
You just need a few items:
- a new valve
- PVC adapters
- PVC glue
- Teflon tape
Replace it in a few steps:
- Disconnect and cut away the old valve after shutting off the water.
- Use the PVC adapters and glue to connect the new valve.
- Re-attach wiring and check for leaks.
Sound simple? It can be. Just to be safe follow the step-by-step guide to replacing a sprinkler valve.