• What are some basic advantages of installing an irrigation system?
    Irrigation systems use less water than watering manually. Professionally installed irrigation systems benefit plant and grass health by providing uniform coverage without wasting water. By offering controlled delivery automatically rather that manually you landscape is ensured proper water delivery.
  • What are some basic advantages of residential landscape lighting?
    Landscape lighting contributes to the aesthetic appeal of your lawn while enhancing security and increasing your property value.
  • What are some basics of design and planning an irrigation or landscape lighting project?
    At Bullards Irrigation, we understand that planning is the most important phase in the installation project. Essential to the planning stage is practical goal-setting that takes into account how much space is available, fixtures, water usage, etc. Our design team is trained to partner with you to ensure your project is well planned from the start. We listen to your goals, then draw up reasonable plans and assist you in determining the best solutions to help you realize your dream.
  • Which exterior finishes are best on the lighting systems?
    Bullards Irrigation recommends brass finishes on outdoor lighting systems offer because they are the most durability and resist chipping and fading.
  • What is a backflow preventer?
    A backflow preventer is a plumbing device that protects against water leaving your irrigation system then entering your drinking water. Every municipality many USA states requires by law that a backflow preventer be installed or integrated into an irrigation system. City and county codes also require annual maintenance on backflow preventers. At Bullards Irrigation, we employ certified backflow inspectors to ensure that backflow devices are properly installed and serviced.
  • My system is leaking, how do I turn the irrigation off without turning off my main water supply?
    You can turn off your irrigation system on the backflow preventer, plus a properly installed irrigation system should have a main cutoff valve.
  • Can my warranty be voided?
    Warranties issued by Bullards Irrigation can be voided if an entity outside of our company performs maintenance on your system. Contact Us for more information regarding warranties offered by Bullards Irrigation.
  • Why do sprinkler systems run in the rain?
    Generally, when an irrigation system is running in the rain, it is because it is running on a pre-programmed timer that has not been adjusted to compensate for weather conditions. Running sprinklers in the rain wastes water, increases water usage costs, and may cause overwatering.One way to prevent your irrigation system from running at inappropriate times is through a rain sensor that automatically prevents pre-programmed systems from running during the rain. Knight-Scapes included rain sensors in their irrigation installations.