Due to the hot weather that we experience here in Arizona throughout much of the year, it's crucial to have an irrigation system so that your grass and plants have access to the water that they need to survive. If your irrigation system is not operating properly, you'll need to repair it quickly to ensure your plants stay hydrated. While it may be tempting to try and perform the repair yourself to save a few bucks, that's not a good idea. For one, you could make a mistake and end up causing more damage to your system, and you could waste time and money if you misdiagnose the problem and work on something that doesn't need to be repaired. Also, you won't have the expertise to notice other issues, and you could be fixing the symptom and not the problem. To ensure your system is repaired correctly, you should always hire professionals to repair your irrigation system.


If you try to repair your irrigation system yourself, you could end up causing more damage to it!

Broken irrigation sprinkler head in Gilbert, AZ.

If your irrigation system isn't working correctly, your first instinct may be to try and perform the repair yourself. However, trying to avoid calling in professionals to perform the repair could actually cost you more money in the long run. That's because there is a good chance that you will make a mistake and actually cause more damage to your system. So, when you eventually have to call in the professionals, they will have to do even more work than was originally necessary, costing you more money than if you would have just called them in the first place.


If you misdiagnose the problem, you'll be wasting time and money.

Because you are not an irrigation expert, you could easily misdiagnose what is wrong with your irrigation system. If this happens, you could be spending a lot of time and money working on something that doesn't need to be repaired. Once you get done, you might notice that the problem hasn't been corrected and you just spent a lot of time and money for no reason. When you hire a professional to perform the repair, you can feel confident that they will only work on the problem at hand, so you'll end up with a perfectly working irrigation system.


You don't have the expertise to notice other issues with your irrigation system.

Puddle in lawn due to irrigation damage in Mesa, AZ.

Irrigation systems are complicated and have a lot of moving parts that work together to provide your grass and plants with the water that they need. If you try to perform the repair yourself, there is a good chance that you could be addressing the symptom and not the cause of the issue. If this happens, you could be dealing with the same problem again in no time. Professionals, on the other hand, will take a look at your entire system and make sure that they address the root of the problem, ensuring your system will be operating perfectly and you won't be dealing with the same issue again any time soon.

Common signs that indicate your irrigation system isn't working correctly include high water bills, brown spots on your lawn, and an oversaturated lawn.


Always hire professionals to repair your irrigation system.

To ensure your irrigation system gets back up and running just as it should, you should always hire professionals to perform any repairs. They will perform a thorough check of your system to diagnose the issue, make the repairs necessary, and even set your zones so that your system provides even coverage to every area of your lawn. Professionals will be able to perform repairs on virtually any part of your system, including:

  • Sprinkler heads and nozzles
  • Drip emitter heads
  • Pipes
  • Controllers
  • Backflow preventers
  • Valves
  • Pumps
  • Timers
  • Rain sensors
  • And much more!

Give us a call today to schedule our irrigation repair service.

If your irrigation system isn't operating as it should, it's time to call in the professionals. At Little John's Lawns, we can identify and repair any issue your irrigation system is experiencing, and we'll have your system up and running again in no time. We offer our irrigation repair service to property owners in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, AZ and throughout the surrounding areas. Give us a call today at 480-264-5399 to schedule our irrigation repair service.