Irrigation & Green Industry - Pipe & Fittings http://www.igin.com/articles.sec-107-1-pipe_fittings.html <![CDATA[When Pipes Need Repairs - ]]> Often two, three, or more pipes will be crowded together in a narrow trench. Wiring to the controller may share that limited space as well. Or the PVC pipe is “snaked” and twisted in the trench in such a way that the “top” pipe may actually be in the middle, side-by-side, or even on the bottom, just a few feet down the line.]]> <![CDATA[Irrigation Pipe Repair - ...Finding...Repairing...Replacing]]> The voicemails you hear when you arrive at your office in the morning may vary, but the message is the same.... “Hi. There’s a big wet spot in the middle of my lawn this morning that wasn’t there yesterday. Can you come take a look at it?” “Hello. There’s water bubbling out of my sprinkler system, where it shouldn’t be bubbling...]]> <![CDATA[The Basics of Pipe Repair - ]]> There is no better feeling than seeing the happy expressions on your clients’ faces as they stand back and take in the exquisite landscape that you and your crew just installed.]]> <![CDATA[Purple . . . The New Gold - ]]> In the medieval Europe, blue and purple dyes were rare and expensive, so only the most wealthy or the aristocracy could afford to wear them. And though wearing purple today doesn't indicate wealth, to irrigation contractors it can still mean gold. Especially if they live in areas where the population has access to non-potable water.]]> <![CDATA[Can You Believe That Gauge? - ]]> Using a gauge provides us with a measure of pressure in the system. Generally, we expect to see a steady reading, but what does the gauge with a pointer that is unsteady mean? The unsteady or flickering needle shows that the system is seeing rapid changes in pressure. These rapid pressure changes, over time, can lead to failure of the pipes, fittings, or other components.]]> <![CDATA[PVC Fittings: Features and Drawbacks - ]]> TENS OF THOUSANDS OF IRRIGATION systems that have been designed and built with PVC pipe and fittings perform satisfactorily, while a very small percentage run into problems. ]]> <![CDATA[Irrigation Pipe Repair - ]]> <![CDATA[Case Study: Blu-Lock - ]]> In the world of landscape maintenance, the contractor rarely gets an epiphany. But that’s what happened to Anthony Reynoso the first time he used a new brand of flexible pipe. ]]> <![CDATA[There?s Gold in Them Thar Pipes! - ]]> Have you tapped into the possibilities that expanding your landscape-only (or -mostly) business may be hiding? Well, there are a variety of ways that can add some oomph to your income statement by paying more attention to the H2O at your client’s site. ]]> <![CDATA[Irrigation Pipe Repair - ]]>