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Top 36 Sprinkler Systems Projects

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

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

  2. 2. Sprinkler Head Types

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

  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. 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
  5. 5. Hiring a Professional Plumber (00:58)

    Hire a licensed plumber when installing a new sprinkler system.

  6. 6. 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...

  7. 7. Watering Lawn and Plants (01:00)

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

  8. 8. Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer

    The gardening experts at the DIY Network urge you to consider everything from soil properties to watering equipment when considering ho...

  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. How To Prepare for a Backflow-Prevention Device

    Learn how to prepare for the installation a backflow preventer. This installation is recommended for an experienced master plumber, but...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Sprinkler Maintenance Basics (04:39)

    Keep your sprinkler system in tiptop shape with these handy tips.

  13. 13. Winterizing Sprinklers (00:01:24)

    Protect your sprinkler system with these winterizing tips.

  14. 14. Easy Funny Pipe Tricks (01:30)

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

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

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

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