Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip.
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
Tips from the video:
the nipple into the pressure regulator and screw it into the valve.
the turnseal into the pressure regulator and connect your ½” poly
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.
your drip puncture tool to poke a hole in the pipe near each shrub.
the coupler into the pipe.
the length from the pipe to your shrub and cut that amount of tubing
from your roll.
the tubing to the coupler.
the other end of the tubing, insert the drip emitter.
the clamp over the portion of the tubing where the drip emitter is
inserted and squeeze it tight.
the tubing onto the stake.
the stake into the ground a few inches away from the base of the
for each shrub/tree/plant.
may need to use insert fittings and clamps to attach multiple
lengths of pipe.
the end of each drip line you’ll need to have a plug.
you have requested a straight plug, just push it into the end of 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
mulch to cover up the drip line as needed.