Hopefully 2012 wont be as hot as 2011. Record heat for Central Oklahoma caused the death of trees, shrubs, and grass all over the state. A new Lawn Irrigation System installed by CMG can help solve these problems. Sprinkler Systems water much faster and more efficiently than dragging hoses around all day to water your yard.
- Sprinkler System at work
Just like a home or a car, a Sprinkler System requires repair or adjustment from time to time. We at CMG, take great pride in the Sprinkler Repair Services that we provide. In almost 18 years of service, CMGhas solved virtually every Sprinkler Repair Problem possible. We solve Sprinkler Repair Problems that other companies can’t handle. If you live in Oklahoma City and have Broken Sprinkler Heads, or if you live in Norman and have Leaking Sprinkler Valves, or if you live in Edmond and your Sprinkler Controller quit working, give us a call or send us an e-mail. 405 – 226-0629 email@example.com
Lawn Sprinkler Repair is one of our business focuses. We can help with:
The above are the most common problems that we deal with.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains – can help if you need to re-design your sprinkler system. If for example you are adding a swimming pool in your back yard, we can move the sprinkler headsand sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard. We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systemswhere the home owners needs change.
Like our name says, CMG Sprinklers and Drainsalso installs New Lawn Sprinkler Systems and Drainage Systems for folks who live in Central Oklahoma. If you live in Mustang and would like a French Drain installed or if you live in Norman and need a broken sprinkler head replaced, or if you live in Oklahoma City and desire a new Lawn Sprinkler System, Give CMG Sprinklers and Drainsa call or send us an e-mail. 405-226-0629 firstname.lastname@example.org
Just what is a “French Drain?” Many times people incorrectly
- A French Drain can protect your foundation!
use the phrase, “French Drain,” to apply to many different types of Drains that could be used in a Drainage System. The term is widely used and many times incorrectly connected to “Surface Drains,” or “Channel Drains.”
A Surface Drainhas a grate that sits on top of a basin. The basin is underground. A Drain Pipe is connected underground to an outlet on the Drain Basin. Storm-Water Drains through the grate into the Drain Basin. Once in the Drain Basin, water travels out of the basin through a Drain Pipe. The Storm-Water continues downhill in an underground Drain Pipe to an exit point.
THIS IS NOT A FRENCH DRAIN!
A French Drain is completely different from a Surface Drain. A basic French Drain consists of a Perforated Drain Pipe in the bottom of a trench. The Drain Pipe should have a neoprene sock around the Perforated Drain Pipe. This is to ensure that the Drain Pipe does not become clogged.
The dirt that was taken out to make the trench is hauled away. It is replaced by some type of small stone or gravel depending on what is desired or available. I prefer crushed 1 inch lime stone. It is the most economical option in my area. Pea Gravel or some other type of small stone can work just as well. The lime-stone or gravel is placed in the trench on top of the perforated Drain Pipeand filled all the way to the surface (ground level). In some cases where the French Drainneeds to be deep or is being placed in sandy soil, a special trench liner must be placed in the trench before the perforated Drain Pipe or the Gravel are installed. This helps maintain the integrity of the trench over time. It also increases the cost of the French Drain and the amount of time to install it. I install a trench liner in a French Drainabout 20% of the time. Most of the time a liner in not needed.
- French Drain March 2011
- French Drains Can Look Great!
Are you tired of looking at a brown lawn? Do you spend long hours dragging hoses around trying to keep your lawn green. CMG Sprinklers and Drains can help with the installation of a new Lawn Sprinkler System. Instead of getting up early to water your yard, you can sleep in. Let your new Automatic Lawn Sprinkler System do all the work.
Our Sprinkler Systemscarry a 2 year warranty on all parts and labor.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains designs and installs Drainage Systems. Water Drainageis a big concern to home owners and small businesses. Standing Water from Storm-Water runoff can cause all kinds of problems. Concrete in driveways, sidewalks, and foundations can be damaged. Prolonged Drainage Problems allow mold to occur along with deterioration to plants, trees, and property.