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Pumpkins, Pies, and Prevention: The Fall Routine Your Lawn Needs

It's almost that time of year again when leaves are falling faster than your uncle's bad jokes at Thanksgiving dinner. While you might be preoccupied with pumpkin spice lattes and costume ideas for your furry friends, but living in Utah, there's one autumn task you absolutely cannot forget: blowing out your sprinkler system!


Now, I know what you're thinking. "Why should I care about my sprinkler system in the fall?" Well, my friends, let me tell you why it's crucial, and why ignoring it could lead to some H2Oh-no moments next spring.




1. A Cold Reality Check


Picture this: It's a chilly fall morning, you're still in your PJs, sipping a hot beverage by the fireplace. Suddenly, you hear a loud BANG from the backyard. Panic sets in, but it's not a Yeti attack; it's your sprinkler system exploding because you forgot to winterize it!


When you don't blow out your sprinkler system in the fall, any water left in the pipes can freeze when winter temperatures hit. This leads to bursts and leaks that make your lawn look like a frozen water park, minus the thrilling rides and happy smiles.


2. Avoid Water Bills That'll Drown You


Neglecting your sprinkler system can lead to underground leaks that'll make your water meter spin faster than a DJ at a rave. Blowing out your sprinklers prevents these sneaky water losses, leaving your wallet and the planet happier.


3. Say "No" to Sprinkler Gnomes


Yes, you read that right: Sprinkler gnomes are a thing! When your sprinkler system isn't properly winterized, these mischievous little creatures come out to play. They'll sabotage your system, make your lawn look like a slip 'n slide, and leave cryptic messages written in flower petals.


By taking the time to blow out your sprinklers, you're sending a clear message to these gnomes: "Stay out of my lawn, you pint-sized pests!" (Note: Gnomes are not scientifically proven to exist, but we're not taking any chances.)


4. Neighbors Will Envy Your Lawn Game


Picture yourself next spring: Your lawn is lush, green, and vibrant, while your neighbor's yard looks like a parched desert. Why the stark difference? Because you were a responsible homeowner and winterized your sprinklers, while your neighbor was busy pretending to be a hibernating bear.


Not only will your lawn be the talk of the neighborhood, but your neighbors will be secretly plotting ways to steal your watering wisdom. Just remember, it's not bragging if it's true!


5. You Don’t Have to Do it!


Now that you've had a good laugh about gnomes and frozen Yeti attacks, let's get down to business. While blowing out your sprinkler system is essential, there's an even easier way to check this off your fall to-do list: hiring a professional sprinkler company.


Imagine sipping on that hot beverage while someone else braves the elements to ensure your sprinklers are winter-ready. Hiring a pro saves you the hassle of wrestling with hoses and air compressors, and they might even catch issues you'd never notice!


If the thought of tackling your sprinkler system leaves you cold, consider bringing in the pros to make your life easier and your lawn happier. It's a win-win!


We are taking appointments now for fall sprinkler blow-out.


Simply give us a call and we'll put you on our schedule! (801) 755-3441




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