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Sprinkler Repair, Oklahoma City, Edmond, Moore, Norman

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

Winter is a time when a lot can go wrong with a Sprinkler SystemSprinkler Repair is necessary for many reasons.  Sprinkler Pipes can freeze and break.  Sprinkler heads can crack or bust.  Above Ground Back-Flow Valves can crack or leak during some some of the warmest winters.    If you are having trouble with your Sprinkler Controller, or if you have a Sprinkler Head shooting out in the street, give us a call.

If you just have a question concerning your existing sprinkler system or are considering a new one, we are happy to share time and information with you!

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has installed :

Sprinkler Valves in Edmond

Rain/Freeze Sensors in Oklahoma City

Sprinkler Controllers in Yukon

Sprinkler Heads in Norman

Sprinkler Nozzles in Moore

ALONG THE WAY WE HAVE ALSO:

Fixed broken Sprinkler Pipes in Mustang

Traced and Replaced bad Sprinkler Wire in Purcell

Replaced Broken Sprinkler Heads in Blanchard

Adjusted Sprinkler Heads spraying in the wrong place in Oklahoma City

Of course we have made thousands of different Sprinkler Repairs in different Cities locally.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair:  405 203 9419

Sprinkler Repair

So many things can go wrong with a Sprinkler SystemSprinkler Valves stick open, and sprinkler pipes leak, just to mention a few things.  We provide Sprinkler Repair for all of Central and Western Oklahoma.  If you need emergency Sprinkler Repair to fix a leak after hours or on a weekend, Give us a call.

Sprinkler Valve installation in Edmond

If you just have a question concerning your existing sprinkler system or are considering a new one, we are happy to share time and information with you!

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has installed :

Sprinkler Valves in Edmond

Rain/Freeze Sensors in Oklahoma City

Sprinkler Controllers in Yukon

Sprinkler Heads in Norman

Sprinkler Nozzles in Moore

ALONG THE WAY WE HAVE ALSO:

Fixed broken Sprinkler Pipes in Mustang

Traced and Replaced bad Sprinkler Wire in Purcell

Replaced Broken Sprinkler Heads in Blanchard

Adjusted Sprinkler Heads spraying in the wrong place in Oklahoma City

Of course we have made thousands of different Sprinkler Repairs in different Cities locally.

Repairing Broken Sprinkler Pipe Near Back-Flow-Valve Sprinkler Controller Installation

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair:  405 203 9419

Sprinkler Repair

So many things can go wrong with a Sprinkler SystemSprinkler Valves stick open, and sprinkler pipes leak, just to mention a few things.  We provide Sprinkler Repair for all of Central and Western Oklahoma.  If you need emergency Sprinkler Repair to fix a leak after hours or on a weekend, Give us a call.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

Emergency Service Sprinkler Repair

Water leaking anywhere in your yard

Sprinkler System won’t shut off

Back Flow Valve has frozen and broken

Any other Emergency Concerning Water Lines or Sprinkler Systems

1.  Sprinkler Controller Problems

2.  Leaking Back-Flow Valves

3.  Leaking Pipes

4.  Shorted or disconnected valve wires

5.  Sprinkler Zones or Sprinkler Stations that won’t work

6.  Broken Sprinkler Heads

The above are the most common problems that we deal with.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair– 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 heads and sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard.  We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systems where the home owners needs change.

Lawn Irrigation Systems require maintenance from time to time.  Sprinkler heads break for several reasons.  Dogs chew up Sprinkler Heads.  Tree roots twist and break Sprinkler heads.  Cars run over and break Sprinkler Heads.  Weed Eaters cut the tops off Sprinkler Heads.  If you have a Sprinkler Head that is not performing perfectly,We can help.

Sprinkler Valves can have trouble too.  The Sprinkler Valve Wiring becomes disconnected or shorts out.  Tree Roots can stretch or break the Sprinkler WiresSprinkler Valves can start leaking over time. We can solve Sprinkler Valve problems of all types.

Sprinkler System Controllers can cause big headaches for home owners as well.  

We recently repaired a Sprinkler System in Blanchard.  We replaced many Sprinkler Heads and fixed broken Sprinkler Pipes.  It took only a few hours to do the work. 

Quality Sprinkler Repair is all about experience.

Replaced Damaged Sprinkler Valves.

Replaced or Adjusted Broken or Misdirected Sprinkler Heads

Replaced or Reprogrammed Sprinkler System Controllers

Explained Sprinkler Controller Features and Settings

Fixed Broken Sprinkler Pipes

Found and Repaired Broken Sprinkler Wire

Replaced or Adjusted Broken Back Flow Valves

Almost all Sprinkler Repair falls into one of the above categories.

Sprinkler Controller with Rain/Freeze Sensor
Sprinkler Controller with Rain/Freeze Sensor

 

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

 

Emergency Service Sprinkler Repair

Water leaking anywhere in your yard

Sprinkler System won’t shut off

Back Flow Valve has frozen and broken

Any other Emergency Concerning Water Lines or Sprinkler Systems

1.  Sprinkler Controller Problems

2.  Leaking Back-Flow Valves

3.  Leaking Pipes

4.  Shorted or disconnected valve wires

5.  Sprinkler Zones or Sprinkler Stations that won’t work

6.  Broken Sprinkler Heads

The above are the most common problems that we deal with.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair– 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 heads and sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard.  We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systems where the home owners needs change.

If you live in Purcell and have a broken Sprinkler Head, or if you live in Edmond and would like a French Drain Installed, or if you live in Norman and would like a New Lawn Irrigation System Installed contact us.

 

 

 

Sprinkler Repair, Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Lawton

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair:  405 203 9419

Sprinkler Repair

So many things can go wrong with a Sprinkler SystemSprinkler Valves stick open, pipes leak, and sprinkler pipes leak, just to mention a few things.  We provide Sprinkler Repair for all of Central and Western Oklahoma.  If you need emergency Sprinkler Repair to fix a leak after hours or on a weekend, Give us a call.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

 

Emergency Service Sprinkler Repair

Water leaking anywhere in your yard

Sprinkler System won’t shut off

Back Flow Valve has frozen and broken

Any other Emergency Concerning Water Lines or Sprinkler Systems

1.  Sprinkler Controller Problems

2.  Leaking Back-Flow Valves

3.  Leaking Pipes

4.  Shorted or disconnected valve wires

5.  Sprinkler Zones or Sprinkler Stations that won’t work

6.  Broken Sprinkler Heads

The above are the most common problems that we deal with.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair– 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 heads and sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard.  We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systems where the home owners needs change.

If you live in Purcell and have a broken Sprinkler Head, or if you live in Edmond and would like a French Drain Installed, or if you live in Norman and would like a New Lawn Irrigation System Installed contact us.

 

 

Since 1993 Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has  Provided Expert Sprinkler Repair for all of Central Oklahoma

We Service:

Broken Sprinkler Heads

Leaking Sprinkler Valves

Broken Sprinkler Pipes

Sprinkler Controller Problems and Programming

Sprinkler Wiring Issue

Moving Sprinkler Heads

Adjusting Sprinkler Heads

The term, “Sprinkler Repair,” Covers a lot of topics and areas of expertise. Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has been providing Expert Sprinkler Repair for all of Central Oklahoma since 1993.

Sprinkler heads most commonly require the most attention. Sprinkler heads get broken for a variety of reasons, from dogs to cars to weed eaters.  Sprinkler heads typically break at the connection, between the Head and the Sprinkler pipe.   There are several ways that a sprinkler head might be connected to the sprinkler pipe.  We are familiar with all the possible Sprinkler Head Connections.    Many times a home owner may want a sprinkler head moved or adjusted to spray in a different area.  We can adjust or move all brands of sprinkler heads.

A Popup Sprinkler Head and a Rotor Sprinkler Head
A Popup Sprinkler Head and a Rotor Sprinkler Head

Sprinkler Valves many times need attention.  Sprinkler Valves Leak.  Sprinkler Valves Stick open.  Sometimes Sprinkler Valves quit working completely.  Once again, Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair can handle any problem you might have with sprinkler valves.

Before

Old Damaged Sprinkler Valves

After

New Sprinkler Valves installed in Norman

Sprinkler Valves need maintenance!

Oklahoma City French Drain, Edmond, Norman, Moore

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

FRENCH DRAIN, SURFACE DRAIN PHOTOS AND INFORMATION

 

Standing water can cause many types of property damage ranging from foundation problems to cracked sidewalks and dead plants and shrubs.  If you have need of French Drain or Surface Drain, give us a  call.  We provide free estimates for all of central Oklahoma.

French Drain With Colored Gravel in Oklahoma City

French Drain With Colored Gravel in Oklahoma City

 

Installing Cement around Curb Fitting for French Drain in Norman

Installing Cement around Curb Fitting for French Drain in Norman

Some Drainage Systems are complex and incorporate several types of drains.  Most Drainage Systems , however are basic and require just one type of DrainOklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair installs a variety of drains to solve a variety of problems. French Drains, Surface Drains, and Channel Drains are most commonly used.  If you live in Edmond and need a Channel Drain installed across your driveway, or if you live in Norman and need a French Drain in your backyard, or if you live in Oklahoma City and need a Surface drain installed next to your sidewalk, we can help.

Channel Drains are one kind of Surface Drain that we install in concrete.

The most common Drain that we install is the French Drain.  This is because the French Drain is versatile.  It can handle Surface Water Problems or Underground Water Problems (sub-surface).  A huge mistake that many people make is assuming that water gets to a Problem Drainage Area by flowing over the surface only.  For example, if water is flowing down hill underground toward your home’s foundation, the only way to stop or intercept it is with a French Drain.  Water can flow laterally into a perforated French Drain Pipe.  It is then diverted away from the Problem Drainage Area to an Exit Point.

Popup Emitter to release water from a French Drain in Yukon

Popup Emitter to release water from a French Drain in Yukon

Pop Up Emitters can release water from Surface Drains or French Drains.  They can release water on to sidewalks or driveways, or out in the middle of yards.

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.  A  Trench Liner is sometimes used depending on the Drainage System Design and the type of soil.   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. A trench is dug that is slightly wider than the French Drain Pipe that is being used.  There are several sizes of French Drain Pipe.   Three Inch, Four Inch, and Six Inch are the most common sizes of French drain Pipe. The dirt that is 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 Pipe and filled all the way to the surface (ground level).   In some cases where the French Drain needs 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 Drain about 20% of the time.  Most of the time a liner in not needed.

 

 

Pipe running to street form French Drain in back yard.

Pipe running to street form French Drain in back yard.

When we run Drain Pipe across yards to an Exit Point, the sod usually can be put back into place and in a few days you can’t tell a French Drain was ever Installed.
A French Drain is designed to handle a large volume of water and cover a large area. The Drain is anyplace the trench goes. It has many applications and can be used in many situations.  It can be installed by itself or incorporated into a Drainage System with Surface Drains or Gutter Down-Spouts connected to it.
The main downfall of a French Drain is that they, for the most part aren’t very pretty.  They don’t look very nice in a yard once they are completed.
Depending on the area the French Drain is installed and the type of grass around the French Drain, will dictate whether grass grows over the lime stone.  Grass can grow up and through the gravel in the French Drain over time eventually covering the gravel.  This is OK.  It won’t have a measurable effect on the performance of the French Drain.  In some cases thick grass growing up through the French Drain will create a natural “Thatch” filter.  This makes the French Drain invisible.  The trick is to allow the grass to grow over the French Drain Gravel without covering it up with dirt.  Grasses such as Bermuda which grow well in the sun will put out runners and new roots and will grow up and through the French Drain.  This will not affect the performance of the French Drain.  The problem is that some times depending on the type of soil involved, it may take a long time to completely cover up the French Drain.  Sprinkling grass seed down in the gravel will speed up the process.

DON’T COVER THE GRAVEL IN THE FRENCH DRAIN WITH DIRT.  THE FRENCH DRAIN WON’T WORK IF THE TRENCH IS CLOGGED WITH DIRT.  DON’T EVEN INSTALL IT IF YOU ARE GOING TO COVER IT UP WITH DIRT.   

Installing a Curb Outlet for a French Drain in Oklahoma City

Installing a Curb Outlet for a French Drain in Oklahoma City

If you install a French Drain in a sunny area, you can:
                                         A.  Leave the  French Drain as-is and allow grass to grow over it in time.
                                         B.  Add grass seed directly to the French Drain gravel with (Light Hand Watering) to speed the growth process
                                         C.  Leave the French Drain as-is but decorate it with stepping stones and landscaping rocks ( leaving large cracks between stones to allow water to get into the French Drain,
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If you install a French Drain in a shady area you can:
                                        A.  Leave the French Drain as-is, it will work well and look as it did for many years.

                                        B.  Leave the French Drain as-is, but decorate it with stepping stones or landscaping rocks.  Many French Drains are hidden under rock walk ways.


Sometimes Surface Drains make more sense when the Drainage Problemarea is fairly small with Surface Water Flowing into it.

 

French Drain with stepping stones

French Drain with stepping stones

Sprinkler Repair, Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Emergency Service

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — 405 203 9419

Now servicing all of Central and Western Oklahoma

 

Emergency Service

Water leaking anywhere in your yard

Sprinkler System won’t shut off

Back Flow Valve has frozen and broken

Any other Emergency Concerning Water Lines or Sprinkler Systems

1.  Sprinkler Controller Problems

2.  Leaking Back-Flow Valves

3.  Leaking Pipes

4.  Shorted or disconnected valve wires

5.  Sprinkler Zones or Sprinkler Stations that won’t work

6.  Broken Sprinkler Heads

The above are the most common problems that we deal with.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair- 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 heads and sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard.  We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systems where the home owners needs change.

New Sprinkler Valves installed in Norman

 

 

If you live in Oklahoma City and have a broken Sprinkler Head, or if you live in Edmond and would like a French Drain Installed, or if you live in Norman and have a sprinkler system Emergency, give us a call.   405 203 9419

 

 

 

Sprinkler Valve installation in Edmond

Sprinkler Valve installation in Edmond

When connecting to the Well-Pump, we installed a Back-Flow Valve and a Master Valve.  The Back-Flow valve ensures that water can only flow from the Well to the Sprinkler System.  It can’t flow from the Sprinkler System to the well.  This ensures that the Well Water will stay safe and pure.

Back-Flow Valve installation in Norman

Back-Flow Valve installation in Norman

   A Master Valve is always a “Must” for any Sprinkler System.  A Master Valve allows a Sprinkler System to:

1.  Drain Automatically Under Ground.

2.  Makes sure there are no pressurized Sprinkler Pipes EXCEPT WHEN THE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IS RUNNING.

3.  Provides a “Fail-Safe” for the customer if something goes wrong with the Sprinkler System.  If you have water shooting up in the air or have a leak of any kind all you do is turn the Sprinkler Controller to, “OFF”, and it will stop.   A Master Valve ensures that you will not have water running down the hill while you are waiting for service.

Also, THE WATER GOING TO YOUR HOUSE WILL NOT BE AFFECTED IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR SPRINKLER SYSTEM.  EVERYTHING INSIDE YOUR HOME WILL WORK PERFECTLY.  ( WASHER, DISHWASHER SINK, etc.)

 

Oklahoma City French Drain Installation, Moore, Edmond, Norman

Standing Water can cause all types of problems in and around homes in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler repair can help.  We can put a Drain in a Driveway, or fix a leaking Sprinkler Valve.

If you have water standing in your yard and need a French Drain, or have a broken Back Flow Valve that has frozen and is leaking, We can help.

405 203 9419

French Drain Pipe running to curb outlet in Oklahoma City.

French Drain Pipe running to curb outlet in Oklahoma City.

 

 

 

 

Sprinkler Repair, Oklahoma City, Norman, Edmond, Mustang, Moore

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair:  405 203 9419

So many things can go wrong with a Sprinkler System.  Sprinkler Valves stick open, pipes leak, and sprinkler pipes leak, just to mention a few things.

 

Since 1993 Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has  Provided Expert Sprinkler Repair for all of Central Oklahoma

We Service:

Broken Sprinkler Heads

Leaking Sprinkler Valves

Broken Sprinkler Pipes

Sprinkler Controller Problems and Programming

Sprinkler Wiring Issue

Moving Sprinkler Heads

Adjusting Sprinkler Heads

The term, “Sprinkler Repair,” Covers a lot of topics and areas of expertise. Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair has been providing Expert Sprinkler Repair for all of Central Oklahoma since 1993.

Sprinkler heads most commonly require the most attention. Sprinkler heads get broken for a variety of reasons, from dogs to cars to weed eaters.  Sprinkler heads typically break at the connection, between the Head and the Sprinkler pipe.   There are several ways that a sprinkler head might be connected to the sprinkler pipe.  We are familiar with all the possible Sprinkler Head Connections.    Many times a home owner may want a sprinkler head moved or adjusted to spray in a different area.  We can adjust or move all brands of sprinkler heads.

A Popup Sprinkler Head and a Rotor Sprinkler Head
A Popup Sprinkler Head and a Rotor Sprinkler Head

Sprinkler Valves many times need attention.  Sprinkler Valves Leak.  Sprinkler Valves Stick open.  Sometimes Sprinkler Valves quit working completely.  Once again, Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair can handle any problem you might have with sprinkler valves.

Before

Old Damaged Sprinkler Valves

After

New Sprinkler Valves installed in Norman

Sprinkler Valves need maintenance!
Sprinkler Valves need maintenance!

Sprinkler Controllers many times are the source of Sprinkler Problems.  They can stop working, or may be difficult to program. We can quickly diagnose your Sprinkler Controller Problem and recommend a solution.

Sprinkler Controller with Rain/Freeze Sensor in Oklahoma City
Sprinkler Controller with Rain/Freeze Sensor in Oklahoma City

Sprinkler Wiring running from the Sprinkler Controller to the Sprinkler Valves can be the cause of many Sprinkler Problems.

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair can help with:

1.  Sprinkler Controller Problems

French Drain, Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Lawton

Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — Servicing Central and Western Oklahoma —

405 203 9419

French Drain

French Drains can look great!
French Drains can look great!

Just what is a “French Drain?”  Many times people incorrectly 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 Drain has 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 BasinStorm-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 Surface Drain may come in many different shapes or sizes.  The Drain Grate may be round or square.  Here is a picture of a common Surface Drain.

A Channel Drain is a type of Surface Drain and many times is installed in concrete across sidewalks or driveways.

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 Pipe and filled all the way to the surface (ground level).   In some cases where the French Drain needs 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 Drain about 20% of the time.  Most of the time a liner in not needed.

French Drain March 2011
A French Drain is designed to handle a large volume of water and cover a large area. The Drain is anyplace the trench goes. It has many applications and can be used in many situations.  It can be installed by itself or incorporated into a Drainage System with Surface Drains or Gutter Down-Spouts connected to it.
The main downfall of a French Drain is, that they, for the most part aren’t very pretty.  They don’t look very nice in a yard once they are completed.
Depending on the area the French Drain is installed and the type of grass around the French Drain, will dictate whether grass grows over the lime stone.  Grass can grow up and through the gravel in the French Drain over time eventually covering the gravel.  This is Ok.  It won’t have a measurable effect on the performance of the drain.
DON’T COVER THE GRAVEL IN THE FRENCH DRAIN WITH DIRT.  THE FRENCH DRAIN WON’T WORK IF THE TRENCH IS CLOGGED WITH DIRT.  DON’T EVEN INSTALL IT IF YOU ARE GOING TO COVER IT UP WITH DIRT.  PUTTING DIRT OVER A FRENCH DRAIN IS LIKE PUTTING A CORK BACK IN A BOTTLE.

DECORATIVE STONE CAN BE USED TO COVER A FRENCH DRAIN AND THEY LOOK GREAT AND LAST A LIFETIME.

French Drain with colored river rock along foundation