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Tips To Take Care of Your Outdoor Fixtures This Summer

We’d like to believe that summer is going to mean a lot of fun times with our families and warm summer weather. But for many people, they find that they’re running into problems such as heavy rains, droughts, bugs, bees, mosquitos and a lot of other things.

Not only that, but there are a lot of issues that come with being outdoors and the outdoor plumbing. Below we’ll look at some outdoor plumbing issues and what can be done about them to make your summer better.

Your Sprinkler Pipes Leaking Means a Fixture Repair

When you have a sprinkler system, you want to believe that you can count on it. but sometimes there are leaking pipes that need to be replaced. Here are some signs that you have a leaking sprinkler pipe.


  • Very wet grass.
  • Wet concrete.
  • Erosion around the heads.
  • Fungus growth you can’t explain.
  • Really high water bill.
  • Your water pressure is low.

If you’re noticing any of these problems above, chances are that you have a leaking sprinkler system. You want to check the system before you start using it regularly for the summer.

Check Your Outdoor Plumbing Regularly to Avoid Costly Issues

We know that summertime is a busy time of the year. But one thing that you want to do is make sure that your outdoor plumbing is working well.


Otherwise, you could run into problems such as:

  • Issues with erosion.
  • Lowered water pressure.
  • High water bills.

We have been called out to fix problems that were much more costly than they would have been had they been fixed sooner. So you want to check your outdoor plumbing on a regular basis to catch small problems before they become big problems.

Signs You Need Outdoor Fixture Installation

Sprinklers are a great way that you can water your garden and keep your grass looking great. But they don’t last forever. Below are four signs that you may need a new sprinkler system.

  • Decreased water pressure.
  • Very high water bills.
  • You’ve had your system for 20 or more years.
  • You are noticing leaks.

outdoorfixtureinstallationIf you’re noticing one of these signs above or more, then chances are that you’ll want to get a new sprinkler. Go to the beginning of our blog to see signs that you have a leak.

The sooner you find the issues and get a new sprinkler system, the sooner you can get back to enjoying your summer with your family. At Reeves Family Plumbing, we want to help you have the best summer possible.

This means that we can come out and help you with any plumbing issues that you have. Whether you’re ready to have a repair done, you’re looking for a new plumber, or you have questions, give us a call at (972) 247-3763.

We are always ready to help you and to help you by answering your questions. At Reeves Family Plumbing, customer service is our first priority. Call us today and let us know how we can help.

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