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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. Easy Funny Pipe Tricks (01:30)

    See how the experts use funny pipe when installing a sprinkler system.

  3. 3. 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.

  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. V.I.P. Backyard Changes (00:04:00)

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

  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Electrical Wiring Basics (01:30)

    Learn about the electrical components of your sprinkler system.

  8. 8. Sprinkler System Design Tips (01:43)

    Get top performance with the right design and placement of sprinkler heads.

  9. 9. 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...

  10. 10. How to Install an Outdoor Misting System

    A misting pump is a reliable, economical way of providing outdoor cooling. Ed Del Grande gives the step-by-step instructions for instal...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    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 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
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Watering Lawn and Plants (01:00)

    Here's a crash course on watering lawns and plants.

  15. 15. Watering the Lawn: Zones and Other Basics

    DIY experts discuss everything related to installing a home-irrigation system.

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