How To Design And Build A Sprinkler System- A Complete Guide For The Do-It-Yourselfer
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kazzee said Cost vs year of book. Very disappointed in this purchase. It is a very old book for an extremely high price. Totally not satisfied. I could've went to a book store or online somewhere else and purchased a new book for a cheaper price.. great resource for basic irrigation knowledge The book is a great reference source for basic information about in ground sprinkler irrigation. The book does a good job of walking you through the process of designing and installing a sprinkler system. The section dealing with planning what type of sprinkler heads and where to place them was rather weak. More detailed
He is a licensed landscape and irrigation contractor, a certified water auditor, and a certified backflow tester. He has designed, built and repaired hundreds of sprinkler systems. He has taught landscaping and irrigation classes at the community college level and has trained many professional irrigation technicians.
This book explains how to design and build a sprinkler system to irrigate a residential landscape. For example, when choosing sprinkler heads, when to use rotors compared with using spray or impact heads. This book is a great resource as a way to make sure homeowners can communicate effectively about what they expect from a contractor.. The book covers all the components of a sprinkler system including heads, valves, controllers, wiring, backflow devices, piping and fittings. The fact is, sprinkler systems are not so complicated that a homeowner can't build one by doing some homework first, but they (sprinkler systems) definitely require more knowledge than is usually provided at the retail level. The outcome here is to help the reader design a sprinkler system that functions correctly, is cost effective, and that is appropriate to the existing or proposed landscape and site conditions. How To Design And Build A Sprinkler System is for the intelligent homeowner who wants to install a "real" sprinkler system, have the fun and satisfaction of doing it themselves, and save a ton of money compared to having a contractor do the same job. The design process incorporates
It's a great book for the homeowner wanting to install a quality sprinkler system or for the professional needing to get clear, concise information in a simple format. What we have found is that landscaping and irrigation contractors, gardeners, public agencies and irrigation suppliers have also been using this book as a basic primer to get new employees up to speed on sprinkler systems. From the Publisher This book was originally packaged as a homeowner book. The book has been reviewed by the Oregon Landscape Contractors Board, as well as by many other top professionals in the irrigation industry, and the information is very accurate and up-to-date. We have included plenty of drawings and photographs to make things easy!