Installing Drip Irrigation SystemSprinkler Daddy Says:
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Installing Drip Irrigation In A Nutshell

Sprinkler Daddy's Sean Stefan explains in a nutshell how a drip irrigation system is installed.  If you can visualize how a drip irrigation system works and what's involved in the process of installing a drip irrigation system, you might be able to think about installing one yourself.

Tips from the video:

  • Turn the nipple into the pressure regulator and screw it into the valve.
  • Turn the turnseal into the pressure regulator and connect your ½” poly pipe.
  • You can trench in the first portion of your pipe until you get to your shrub or flower bed, then just lay your pipe on top of the ground throughout the bed.
  • Use your drip puncture tool to poke a hole in the pipe near each shrub.
  • Insert the coupler into the pipe.
  • Measure the length from the pipe to your shrub and cut that amount of tubing from your roll.
  • Attach the tubing to the coupler.
  • At the other end of the tubing, insert the drip emitter.
  • Place the clamp over the portion of the tubing where the drip emitter is inserted and squeeze it tight.
  • Slide the tubing onto the stake.
  • Push the stake into the ground a few inches away from the base of the shrub/tree/plant.
  • Repeat for each shrub/tree/plant.
  • You may need to use insert fittings and clamps to attach multiple lengths of pipe.
  • At the end of each drip line you’ll need to have a plug.
  • If you have requested a straight plug, just push it into the end of the pipe.
  • The other plug option includes a faucet.  Make sure the faucet is closed and attach it to the plug.  Push the plug into the end of the pipe.  At the end of the year when it’s time to blow out your sprinkler lines, just open up the faucets and you will save a lot of time.
  • Use mulch to cover up the drip line as needed.

 

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