Advantages of a Lawn Sprinkler System

Advantages of a Lawn Sprinkler System

The top reason why a lawn sprinkler system would be desirable for a lawn is because of one word. Convenience. Lawn sprinklers makes it easy to water a lawn, and in large lawns, is virtually a necessity. If you’ve been using a simple gardening hose for ages, then you may have gotten tired of hauling it every time you want to water the garden. Friends and family have suggested that you hang up the hose and invest in a lawn sprinkler system. You might not be sure if it really is worth the cost…

Here’s a few reasons why a lawn sprinkler system may be a good investment.

Convenience is the main reason why you would use a lawn sprinkler. Instead of having to interrupt your evening activities to water the lawn, simply use the timer that comes with many sprinkler systems. Pre-set the timer so the system will automatically activate. You save on the time (and energy) you would otherwise spend walking all over the lawn hauling the hose along.

lawn sprinkler spraying water

Secondly, a properly placed sprinkler system will ensure each section of your yard gets the proper amount of water that it needs. If you hose the lawn the old fashion way, you will soon find that some parts of the lawn get too much water, while others get too little. A lawn sprinkler system can be strategically placed so that the watering is more uniform. This is especially true for tripod-based lawn sprinklers. This will result in a much better looking lawn.

Thirdly, you can set the watering to be on auto-pilot. How convenient can that be? Imagine you have to go out of town on business, or take a vacation. How would your lawn get water (save from the rain)? A lot of damage can be done to a lawn when it receives no water for a period of several days. With a lawn sprinkler system, you don’t have to worry about hiring someone to come by and tend to the lawn; you don’t have to bug anyone. Simply set the timer to ensure that the lawn gets watered at predetermined periods.

lawn sprinkler with extendable hose

A lawn sprinkler system has few drawbacks apart from occasional maintenance. You save time, and energy, and all the while still ensuring your lawn is getting what it needs every day – even when you are not home. For large gardens, investing in a lawn sprinkler system may make sense. There are various models available at DIY stores, hardware and home stores. Check out the various models on display. You’ll be sure to find something that will make your gardening a whole lot easier.

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