You have a beautiful garden and you have the best garden sprinkler system. But, you want to add it to a timer, so that you don’t need to worry about turning the system on and off.
Many people are considering installing a sprinkler timer system to their sprinklers, but they don’t really know how.
With this guide, you will know exactly what you need and how you can install the sprinkler timer system yourself. This is everything you need to know about installing a sprinkler timer system.
Get some professional advice about your current sprinkler system and adding a timer to it
The first thing that you should do is to get some professional advice about your current sprinkler system and if this is possible to add a timer system to it. Not many people know if their sprinkler systems can be added to a timer or not.
The last thing that you want is to install a completely different sprinkler system in your garden. Especially, if you didn’t budget for it. This is why it is important to make sure that your current system can be adjusted. A sprinkler timer can cost a lot of money. And, it will be a waste if you realize that you can’t install it to your current system.
Make a list of all the things you need to get a sprinkler timer
Now, that you know that your sprinkler system can be installed to a timer, you should make sure that you know what equipment you should purchase for the installation.
Once you start with installing the timer to your sprinkler system, you don’t want to stop because you don’t have the right equipment at hand. And, you just might realize that you don’t have enough money in your budget to purchase the rest of the equipment.
This is a mistake that many are making. If you don’t know what equipment you are going to need, you should ask a professional.
Follow the instruction guide on the sprinkler timer for the installation guide
Yes, we know that not many of us like reading and following the instruction guide for installing something. However, if you want to make sure that you are installing the timer correctly, without damaging it, you should make use of the instruction guide.
If the instruction guide isn’t easy to read, or you don’t understand it completely, you can always make use of the internet. There are many tutorial videos that you can look at to install the timer to your sprinkler system correctly. And, then you will know that you aren’t going to break the timer before it worked for the first time.
Locate the place where you are going to install the timer to
Where do you want to install the sprinkler timer? At the tap where the water starts running, or in the garden where the sprinkler system starts flowing?
There are two things that you should consider before you can make this decision. What type of timer do you have?
There are two different types. The one is where you are installing it at the tap, and the other one is where the sprinkler system starts. Where you are going to install the timer will depend on the type of timer that you have purchased.
If this is something you never have done, hire a professional for it
This is really important. If you never have installed a sprinkler system with a timer before, then it might not be a good idea to try to install it yourself. This is going to just end in a disaster. These systems and timers are really expensive, and it can break easily if the installation wasn’t done correctly.
This is why you should make sure that you know what you are doing with the installation. If not, rather spend a little bit of money extra and hire an expert to install it for you.
Are you considering installing a sprinkler timing system to your existing system? Then, you need to make sure that this is really possible. And, you should consider if you can do the installation yourself, or if you should rather hire a professional for doing the installation for you.
This isn’t that hard to install, but only if you know how a sprinkler system with timer works. For many, it is much better to hire someone. Then, you will know that your system will be installed correctly and that you don’t need to worry about what timer to purchase that will be a great fit to your already installed sprinkler system.