How do I winterize my Hunter irrigation system?
Thereof, how do I winterize my irrigation system?
How Do I "Winterize" My Irrigation System
- Insulate your assets: Shut off the water supply to the irrigation system.
- Stay in control: If you have an automatic system then you will need to "shut down" the controller (timer).
- Drain the pipes:
- Protect valves and backflow preventers:
Similarly, when should I turn off my irrigation system? You should shut off your irrigation system just before temperatures in your region begin to dip below freezing at night. Don't shut off your irrigation system too early. Often homeowners shut their systems down as soon as the fall season arrives because they believe that their lawn requires less water.
In this regard, do I need to winterize my sprinkler system?
Watching the Weather. When temperatures start to fall, it's time to consider winterizing your sprinkler system. Your lines must be drained or blown out using an air compressor before the first hard freeze. As a general rule, you should winterize your system at least a week before the first freeze is expected.
What temperature will sprinklers freeze?