How to Unclog Outside Drain Pipes & Prevent Damage

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Proper grading can go a long way toward preventing issues with standing water in outdoor spaces, but for flatter expanses, you may also need a suitable drainage system to siphon away water and protect landscaping from flooding and subsequent damage. Even so, you may periodically experience issues like an outside drain clogged with dirt and […]

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How to Find Leaks in a Sprinkler System – Underground Leaks & More

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When you install a sprinkler system to keep your grounds looking lush and green, you naturally want water to issue forth. However, it’s best if the flow of water is controlled, so that it hits swaths of lawn and landscaping according to plan and does so as scheduled. What you don’t want is a sprinkler […]

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Why Do I Have a Separate Water Meter for My Irrigation System?

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Rising water bills have many Houston area home owners frustrated these days but what a lot of those home owners don’t know is that there are a number of ways to significantly reduce that bill and a dedicated irrigation meter usually makes the biggest impact. Irrigation accounts for between 50% and 70% of all the […]

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Do You Need a Permit to Install a Sprinkler System?

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Most Frequent Sprinkler System Code Violations This varies from job to job but here are some of the most common; failure to have a license and insurance, failure to call in line locates before digging, throwing water across driveways, walkways or sidewalks, failure to install a backflow, failure to have that backflow inspected, failing to […]

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Hunter PRO HC

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Hunter PRO HC Controller FAQs This guide is meant for clients that have elected to go with the Hunter Pro HC Smart Controller. It includes instructions for connecting the controller to your existing Wi-Fi network as well as a list of Frequently Asked Questions. This is not an article about the controller or its performance. […]

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Sprinkler Misting Problems & Other Common Sprinkler System Problems

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A common form of inefficient landscape irrigation is misting. Misting sprinkler heads can account for as much as 35-40% of the water used by sprinkler heads. Misting is almost always a hydraulic problem. When a system attempts to use more water than it has available, when pipes are improperly sized, or when pressure is too […]

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Best Time to Mulch in Houston – When to Mulch: Spring vs. Fall

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When is the best time to lay mulch? How often should you mulch? We’ll answer these two important questions today. There are some details and tips you simply must know. And our mission is to deliver those. Most of us notice mulch for its beautification factor. It really does make the landscaping look nice and […]

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When to Aerate Your Lawn – How Often & Benefits of Aerating

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Aerating your lawn is a vital part of property maintenance. Lawn care aeration ensures that nutrients, air, and water get through built-up grass and thatch. This leads to healthy, green grass you can be proud of. Dive into the benefits of aeration and what it requires. We’ll define the process and explain when and how […]

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Hydroseeding vs. Sod – How Much Does Hydroseeding Cost?

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If you can’t wait to see that lush grass on your property, there are shortcuts you can take to make it happen. Both of your main two options are faster than planting seed, but which option is best for you? Sod or hydroseed? Hydroseeding vs. Sod There are two ways to go if you’re wanting […]

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Best Plants for a Privacy Screen from Neighbors

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The weather is warming up, and you’re thinking about the best plants for backyard privacy. Or maybe your commercial property could maybe use some good privacy plants. You can like your neighbors or the tenants next door, but that doesn’t mean you want to be keeping tabs on them (or vice versa). Keep reading for […]

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