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Lawn Irrigation Systems require maintenance from time to time. All types of Sprinkler Repair become necessary. 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, CMG 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 Wires. Sprinkler Valves can start leaking over time. CMG can solve Sprinkler Valve problems of all types.
Replaced Damaged Sprinkler Valves.
Replaced or Adjusted Broken 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.
This concludes ,” CMG – 20 Years of Sprinkler System Repair.”
CMG Sprinklers and Drains 405-226-0629
Winter is a time when a lot can go wrong with a Sprinkler System. 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. CMG can fix all the above Sprinkler System Problems and much more. If you are having trouble with your Sprinkler Controller, or if you have a Sprinkler Head shooting out in the street, give CMG 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!
Sprinkler Controllers in Yukon
ALONG THE WAY WE HAVE ALSO:
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.
Lawn Irrigation Systems installed by CMG are fully automatic. Sprinkler System Controller in the garage or outside on an exterior wall. The Sprinkler Controller need only be installed be plugged into a 110 electrical outlet.
Our Sprinkler Systems are Self-Draining. The Sprinkler Pipes Drain underground when the Irrigation System is turned off. Nothing needs to be done to prepare your Irrigation System for winter except turn it off. There is no water left in the Sprinkler Pipes to Freeze.
Sprinkler System Installation in Oklahoma can be complicated. There are many details that very important to ensure that a new Sprinkler System be durable and dependable for many years to come. Attention to detail makes all the difference when installing a Sprinkler System. Many times, So-Called, ” Fly By Night Sprinkler Companies,” cut lots of corners to save money. Low price should not be the determining factor for having a Sprinkler System installed. A cheap Sprinkler System soon becomes very expensive if it has to be fixed all the time or won’t work at all.
Two things you should require on any Sprinkler System:
1. Make shure PRIMER is used along with PVC Glue when the Sprinkler Pipe is put together. Primer helps the glue to bond to the PVC pipe. This ensures that all the pressurized pipe connections won’t leak over time. I have seen Sprinkler Systems that were no more than a year old that leaked everywhere.
2. Make shure the connection for the Sprinkler System at the water meter is done with a, “compression T.” This ensures that no leaks will occur over time at this connection. The Sprinkler Connection at the water meter is highly stressed every time the Sprinkler System is turned on. A connection with Glue and Primer will not hold up to the stress over time. This is why a Compression T must be used.
The above two points are just a few of the details that need to be considered when installing a Lawn Sprinkler System.
For twenty years, CMG has been paying close attention to the important details necessary to ensuring the Installation of Sprinkler Systems that are dependable and will last.
My name is Blane Callen. I have owned and operated CMG Sprinklers and Drains since 1993. I take great pride in my work. The Letters “CMG” stand for the first letter of the first name of each of my children. ( Chance, Melissa, Garrett ) = CMG
I have amassed a great deal of experience designing and installing Sprinkler Systems, Repairing Sprinkler Systems, and designing and installing Drainage Systems. In the past 19 years, I have made mistakes, but I have learned from them. As a result I get calls, from time to time, from other Sprinkler and Drainage companies that have run into a problem that they can’t handle. I am always glad to help.
I usually don’t take money up front for Sprinkler Installation, Sprinkler Repair, or French Drain Installation. I prefer that the customer pay me when the job. In a few cases on very large jobs I request a draw or outlay for parts. The parts are delivered from my supplier to the address where the job is being done and equal the amount of the draw. The parts stay on the premises until they are installed.
Here are some of the standard Sprinkler Repairs that we regularly provide.
If you have questions about Sprinkler Repair please send an E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a Sprinkler Pipe Leaking , or a Sprinkler Zone not working correctly, give us a call. If your Sprinkler Controller is on the fritz, or if you just have a broken Sprinkler Head get in contact with us.
If you have a Sprinkler System Question, We will respond ASAP! Email email@example.com
French Drains, Surface Drains, and Channel Drains are the 3 most common types of Drains that we utilize in a Drainage System Installation. Some Drainage Problems are very complex others are straight forward and basic. A basic Drainage System might be a 4 Inch French Drain running to a Pop-Up emitter. A Complex Drainage System might have a Surface Drain connected to a French Drain, Gutter Down Spouts, and a Sump Pump all releasing through a Curb Fitting. Every drainage problem is different. CMG can provide a Free Estimate and Drainage Diagnostic for anyone within 50 Miles of Oklahoma City.
- Replacing Broken Sprinkler Pipe While Using Lots ot Primer!
- 6 Inch French Drain
In 2014 CMG has installed a 12 zone Sprinkler System in Tuttle. The Sprinkler System Pipe was looped around the property to ensure that the water pressure was the same in all the sprinkler zones. The sprinkler controller was installed in the garage with a Rain/Freeze Sensor. The Sprinkler System included an above ground back-flow-valve and a Master Valve. The Back Flow Valve ensures that the water from the well will stay clean and safe, and the Master Valve allows the Sprinkler Pipes to drain automatically so no pipes will freeze during the winter.
Next we are moving on to Yukon to Install a French Drain. We are connecting a Gutter Down Spout to 4 inch drain pipe. The Drain Pipe will go under a sidewalk and then connect to 50 feet of French Drain which will then connect to a pop-up emitter in the back yard.
We service all of Central Oklahoma including Edmond, Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman, Midwest City, Del City, Purcell, Blanchard, Newcastle, Mustang, Yukon. If you live in Oklahoma City and need a new lawn sprinkler system installed, or if you live in Norman and need a french drain or surface drain, or if you live in Mustang and your sprinkler system doesn’t work the way that your want it to, give CMG Sprinklers and Drains a call.
CMG drainage systems can solve drainage problems that are complex or very simple. We utilize French Drains, Surface Drains, Channel Drains, Basement Drains, Basin Drains, Trench Drains, and Sump Pumps.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains — Recently due to very cold weather, many people with Sprinkler Systems in the Oklahoma City area had Sprinkler Pipes freeze and bust. In Norman, we fixed broken Sprinkler Valves that had frozen because they had been installed incorrectly. The Sprinkler System Company that installed them didn’t know what they were doing. There was no Master Valve installed in the Sprinkler System. As a result, The Sprinkler Pipe between the water meter and the Sprinkler Valves stayed pressurized all the time. This is bad during a cold snap in Oklahoma. If a Master Valve and In-Line Pipe Drains had been installed originally, there would be no broken pipes when it got too cold. The Sprinkler Pipes would drain automatically.
CMG always installs a Master Sprinkler Valve on every new Sprinkler System that we install. If you are thinking about having a Sprinkler System installed, always ask if a “MASTER VALVE ” will be part of the Sprinkler System. If the Sprinkler Company says “NO” then ask why. Any answer to convince you that it isn’t necessary is pure BS.
If they don’t know what a Master Valve is, Then RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!
French Drain installation is a big focus for CMG during our 21st year in business. A French Drain is one part of a Drainage System. A French Drain can be connected to other types of Drains or Gutter Down-Spouts and then run through Drain Pipe to an Exit point where the water is released.
A Drainage Exit Point is the area where water goes to be released when it comes out of the Drainage System. The two most common exit points for a Drainage System are a Pop-Up Emitter or a Curb Fitting.
A Pop-Up Emitter is a Fitting on the end of a Drain Pipe that has a lid that pops up and releases water. When water drainage is complete, the lid shuts back.
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 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 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
CMG Sprinklers and Drains – Installing Lawn Sprinkler Systems in Central Oklahoma since 1993. We service 100 miles in all directions from I35 – I40 interchange. This Includes: Oklahoma City, Yukon, Mustang, Blanchard, Chickasha, New Castle, Purcell, Norman, Moore, Edmond, Midwest City, Del City, and all surrounding areas.
Our Customers are Home Owners, Business Owners, and Builders. CMG Installs New Lawn Sprinkler System using Rain Bird Sprinkler System Parts. Typically the Sprinkler System Controller is installed in the garage or on an outside wall. Our Sprinkler Systems are FULLY AUTOMATIC AND SELF DRAINING. NO WINTERIZATION IS NEEDED FOR OUR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS. THE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IS TURNED TO THE ” OFF POSITION”, THE SPRINKLER PIPES THEN DRAIN AUTOMATICALLY.