Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will an automatic sprinkler system water as well as I can by hand?

A: Yes!! A well designed system will ensures the right amount of water is delivered to your lawn and landscape. We custom design your zones to make sure each area of your property is getting the right amount of water.

Q: Is it difficult to understand or operate the system?

A: Problem Solved Services can help you with programming the controller, giving you suggestions on watering and showing you how to adjust the controller to account for weather conditions.

Q: Does an automatic sprinkler system save time?

A: Yes! You will not be spending your time dragging hoses around. Problem Solved Services systems will automatically schedule the watering for you, either when you are not home or when you are sleeping. We design our systems to run overnight and will finish their cycle before you wake for the day. During times of drought our systems can be easily be set to comply with any water restrictions imposed by your county or city.

Q: Does an automatic sprinkler system use more water than I am currently using?

A: Depending on your current water usage, most homeowners will actually conserve water. We can custom design a watering schedule that will maximize your water usage while preventing run off and wasted water due to evaporation. All of our systems include a rain sensor which will prevent your system from running after it rains.

Q: What maintenance to do I need for an irrigation system?

A: Annually you will need to winterize the system to protect it from freeze damage. Problem Solved Services provides package pricing for Winterization, Spring and Summer checkups and Turn on Services.(they can be purchased separately or in a package) When changes are made to your landscape you may need to modify your system to ensure coverage. Some of these packages include marking heads for aeration, setting the controller for daylight savings, checking the rain sensor for functionality and replacing the battery if necessary.