Winter is synonymous with freezing pipes and never-ending piles of ice. The last thing you would want is to have any of your equipment subjected to the freezing temperatures. One of the pieces of equipment that generally falls victim to the winter cold is the sprinkler. After summer activities, the sprinkler may, by chance, still contain water – especially in the sprinkler head, pipes, and lines. As winter approaches, you should do all you can to ensure any excess water is drained from all these places.
Sprinkler blowout is the process through which all the water is blown out of your sprinkler system. The reason why this is important is that frozen water can crack your sprinkler system, costing you hundreds of dollars in repairs or replacements.
If you live in Denver, you know how vital sprinkler blowouts are. In this part of the world, winters convert the arid conditions … Read the rest