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Top 36 Sprinkler Systems Projects

  1. 1. Sprinkler Head Types

    DIY experts discuss the different types of sprinkler head types and the pros and cons of each.

  2. 2. How to Repair a Broken Sprinkler Head

    Irrigation repairs can be quite costly, but they often can easily be done by DIYers. Follow these simple, cost-conscious steps to repai...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. How to Trench and Install Pipe

    After measuring and planning for the irrigation system, learn how to dig trenches and install pipes.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. How to Install a Sprinkler Head

    Installing your own irrigation heads may seem like a daunting task, but it's a lot easier than you might think.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. How to Install a Pop-Up Continuous Sprayer Sprinkler Head

    Modify an existing irrigation system with these easy-to-follow steps for installing a sprinkler head.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. Installing Irrigation: From Start to Finish

    You can create a home irrigation system with a working knowledge of system components and sprinkler types as well as sprinkler head opt...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. How to Wire the Valves for a Sprinkler System

    Learn how to put a lawn irrigation system together.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Install a Microsprayer Sprinkler Head System

    Like drip irrigation, a microsprayer system can be quite useful in a waterwise garden. The nozzle spray patterns and watering amounts c...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. V.I.P. Backyard Changes (00:04:00)

    Ron transforms a backyard and installs a much-needed sprinkler system.

  10. 10. How to Install an In-Ground Sprinkler System

    An in-ground sprinkler system is easy to install by following these instructions.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Installing Irrigation: Completing the Plan

    Learn about sprinkler head options and the best places to place them in a yard.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. How To Install Sprinklers

    All irrigation systems are unique, but most installations follow the same basic steps.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. Hoses, Sprinklers and Watering Accessories

    DIY experts dish the dirt on garden hoses, specialized attachments, sprinklers, watering accessories, and how to tame an unruly hose.

  14. 14. Tips for Adding Front Yard Value

    DIY experts discuss how neatly kept sod and plants, unique rock features, shade trees and the addition of a sprinkler system will build...

  15. 15. Home Sprinkler System (00:46)

    Sprinkler systems can save property and lives faster than you can call 911.

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