Smart Irrigation month

Celebrate Smart Irrigation Month with Efficient Water Management

July is Smart Irrigation Month—a time to spotlight the importance of efficient water use in landscaping.  With increasing concerns about water conservation, upgrading to smart irrigation systems has never been more crucial. 

Why Smart Irrigation?

Smart irrigation involves using technology to optimize water usage in landscapes. Traditional irrigation methods often lead to overwatering or inefficient water distribution, which not only wastes water but also contributes to higher water bills and potential environmental harm. By upgrading to smart irrigation systems, such as weather-based controllers and soil moisture sensors, you can ensure that your plants receive the right amount of water at the right time.

Benefits of Smart Irrigation Systems

  1. Water Conservation: Smart controllers adjust watering schedules based on real-time weather data and soil moisture levels, reducing water waste and promoting healthier plant growth.
  2. Cost Savings: By optimizing water use, smart irrigation systems can lower water bills over time, offsetting the initial investment in technology.
  3. Environmental Impact: Reducing water consumption lowers the strain on local water sources and ecosystems, supporting long-term environmental sustainability.

Getting Started with Smart Irrigation

If you’re considering upgrading to a smart irrigation system, now is the perfect time. Start by assessing your current irrigation setup and water usage patterns. Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation offers a range of products and resources to help you choose the right smart irrigation solutions for your needs.

Smart Irrigation Month is the perfect opportunity to embrace advanced irrigation technologies that save water, reduce costs, and promote healthier landscapes. By making these smart upgrades, you’re not just investing in your property but also contributing to global water conservation efforts.

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How to Optimize Your Irrigation System for Maximum Efficiency

Irrigation systems are essential for maintaining lush, healthy landscapes. However, an inefficient system can waste water, increase utility costs, and harm your plants. At Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation, we specialize in innovative solutions that help you achieve maximum efficiency and sustainability. Here are some essential tips to optimize your irrigation system:

Install a Smart Controller

Smart controllers are a game-changer in irrigation technology. Unlike traditional timers, smart controllers adjust watering schedules based on real-time weather data and soil conditions. This ensures your plants receive the optimal amount of water without wastage.

Benefits of Smart Controllers:

  • Water Savings: Reduce water usage by up to 50% by avoiding unnecessary watering.
  • Convenience: Control your system remotely via smartphone or computer.
  • Healthier Plants: Provide the right amount of water to each zone, promoting healthier growth.

At Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation, we offer a range of smart controllers that can be easily integrated into your existing system. Our expert technicians will ensure a seamless installation and provide guidance on how to maximize the benefits of this technology.

Regularly Check for Leaks

Leaks can significantly impact the efficiency of your irrigation system, leading to wasted water and increased costs. Regular maintenance and inspections are crucial to ensure your system operates at peak performance.

Steps to Identify and Fix Leaks:

  • Visual Inspection: Look for wet spots, pooling water, or unusually green patches in your lawn.
  • System Test: Run your irrigation system and observe each zone for signs of leaks.
  • Professional Inspection: Schedule regular inspections to detect and repair leaks early.

Our experienced technicians can perform thorough inspections and provide prompt repairs to prevent water loss. Regular maintenance not only saves water but also extends the lifespan of your irrigation system.

Why Choose Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation?

At Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation, we are committed to providing top-notch irrigation services that help you achieve maximum efficiency and sustainability. Our team of experts is dedicated to delivering customized solutions that meet your unique needs. From installing smart controllers to conducting regular maintenance, we are your trusted partner in creating a water-efficient landscape.

Let us help you optimize your irrigation system and enjoy a greener, healthier landscape.

By following these tips and partnering with Atlantic Lighting & Irrigation, you can significantly enhance the efficiency of your irrigation system, save water, and enjoy a beautiful, thriving landscape all year round.

Say Goodbye to Hassle: Why You Need an Automatic Sprinkler System

Are you tired of spending your weekends dragging around a muddy garden hose, trying to keep your lawn hydrated? We feel you! There is an easy solution: an automatic sprinkler system with a Hydrawise® Smart Controller.

Gone are the days of manually watering your lawn, struggling with tangled hoses, and trying to remember when you last watered which area. Our precisely designed systems will deliver proper amounts of water automatically so you can sit back and relax.

Effortless, SMART Convenience

Imagine waking up to a beautifully watered lawn every morning without lifting a finger. That’s the beauty of an automatic sprinkler system that adjusts water application based on local weather. We begin by programming the system to water your lawn at specific times and durations, ensuring that your grass, flowers, and plants receive the perfect amount of hydration without any effort on your part.

But what if it rains? Well, that’s where our Hydrawise® Smart Controller takes over and adjusts the schedule based on the temperature, precipitation, wind speed, etc. in your neighborhood.

Say Goodbye to Guesswork

One of the biggest advantages of an automatic sprinkler system is its precision. Say goodbye to the guesswork of how much water your lawn needs or which areas require more attention. Our systems are designed to deliver water evenly across your lawn, ensuring consistent and efficient irrigation, and to water planting beds to ensure they receive the proper water.

Environmentally Friendly

By providing your lawn with the right amount of water at the right time, automatic sprinkler systems help conserve water and reduce waste. You’ll be doing your part for the environment while maintaining a lush, green lawn that enhances the beauty of your home.

Invest in Your Home

Installing an automatic sprinkler system is an investment in the health and beauty of your home’s landscape. Not only does it add value to your property, but it also creates a welcoming outdoor environment that you can enjoy year-round.

As one of the area’s irrigation companies with the most certified staff, you can rest assured we’ll take into consideration every element of your landscape when designing and installing your system.

It all starts with a complimentary quote. We look forward to touring your property.

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Thanks for Naming Us Best Irrigation Contractor in Annapolis and Central Maryland

best irrigation contractorWe want to thank you for voting us What’s Up Magazine’s “Best Irrigation Contractor and Service” for the sixth year in a row!

We are grateful and honored by the continued support of our loyal clients who took the time to cast their votes. Without you, we wouldn’t be here today. We are proud to be your choice for Irrigation in the Maryland area for the last six years and are ready to help with all your Irrigation and Lighting needs.

Thank you, Annapolis and Central Maryland!

Winterization Appointment

Schedule Your 2019 Winterization Appointment Today!

Fall is here, which means winter is just around the corner. Now is the time to prepare your irrigation system for the upcoming winter. Clearing the water from all the lines of your irrigation system helps to prevent freezing which can lead to burst pipes and costly repairs!

Winterization Appointment

Save yourself the hassle of dealing with burst pipes and set up an appointment to winterize your irrigation system now! Setting up a Winterization Appointment is easy. Simply give us a call at 410-721-4070 or contact us to get your home on our schedule before a cold snap hits.

A couple of key details that are important to note about a Winterization Appointment:

  • A homeowner must be present for the appointment in order to give the service tech access to the main water valve and the controller.
  • Missed appointments will be billed $105.

Priority Scheduling for next year is available with a 2020 Service Contract. We’ll be sending those contracts out this winter; so don’t hesitate to ask for more details when you schedule your 2019 Winterization Appointment.

If you would like to schedule your appointment or want to hear more details, give us a call at 410-721-4070 or contact us! We are ready to help you prepare your home for the 2020 winter season.  

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Happy Spring – Schedule Your Irrigation Start-up Today!

It’s Official, Spring is Here!

The birds are singing, the days are longer and your lawn and plants are waking from their dormant state!

It’s time to schedule your Irrigation Spring Start-up.

At your annual irrigation start-up service we will:

·    Turn on your system

·    Test all the zones

·    Inspect all heads and rotors

·    Make adjustments for the early spring growing season.

Spring start-up appointments fill up quickly. Call our office at 410-721-4070 . Or drop us a line here and we’ll be in touch.