frequently asked questions
A typical system is comprised of a controller (which functions as the brains of the system), valves (which open and close to release and stop the flow of water to underground pipes) and sprinklers (which distribute water to specific areas). The sprinkler system can be customized further with rain shut off devices, soil moisture sensors and drip irrigation zones.
The price of a system depends upon many factors such as property size, type of landscaping, number of zones, products used and special designs.
Although every system should be tailored to meet individual needs, a typical system will be comprised of a controller (which functions as the brains of the system), valves (which open and close to release and stop the flow of water to underground pipes) and sprinklers (which actually distribute the water to a given area). There are many manufacturers of irrigation products and we can install anyone of them. Remember, you get what you pay for with any product or service, and irrigation systems are no exception.
Madison Irrigation will design an irrigation system based on factors such as water source and pressure, soil type, weather conditions, and your personal preferences and expectations. We will consider all of this when designing a system specific to fit your needs.
At least twice a year. Once in the Spring before the hot season arrives and at the end of fall.
Pooling water, water surfacing from underground, increase in water bill, water running when controller is off.