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You Likely Aren't Cleaning Your Sprinkler Heads As Often As You Should
Lawn sprinkler heads should be cleaned at least once or twice a year to prevent clogs from dirt, grass, and sand, thereby ensuring the irrigation system’s optimal operation.
Aim to flush out your system twice each year: once in the spring to prepare for summer, and again in the fall, before storing your sprinklers in the ground during the winter.
Some telltale signs that your sprinkler heads need cleaning are reduced water pressure, inconsistent water distribution, and excessive leaking.
Regular cleaning can help maintain an evenly green lawn for a longer period of time, prevent potential grass diseases, and reduce water usage — leading to lower water bills.