Benefits Of Sprinkler Systems

While some regions receive sufficient amount of rainfall, other areas require the use of sprinklers to maintain the lush green cover on lawns. Keeping such spaces green calls for the supply of sufficient water, at the right time, while minimizing wastage. This is where sprinkler systems come in handy. Here are more benefits of sprinkler systems:


A sprinkling system can be customized to accommodate the size, shape, and type of your lawn, for optimum functionality. As such, you can choose between traveling, oscillating, stationary, and revolving varieties, depending on the nature of the landscape to be covered.

Water Conservation

You can adjust sprinklers to release a particular volume of water during water conservation periods, or when there is drought, which contributes significantly to conservation efforts. At such time, you can also opt to water the lawn or yard in the night, to maximize intake during the coolest hours. 

If the sprinkling system has been in use for some time, you can set it to operate over short durations, depending on the climate to avoid unnecessary loss of water.

Easing the Pressure of Manual Watering

Supplying water to your lawn and other vegetation without such a system is tiresome and time-consuming. Sometimes, this task goes unattended considering other engagements you may get involved in throughout the day. Using a sprinkler system takes the burden and pressure off your shoulders, and happens to be a sustainable option in comparison to watering these spaces manually.

Consistency and Effectiveness

Once the system is set, the area it covers is watered sufficiently, because each drop of water will fall within a particular region continuously, before you shut it down. It is not possible to achieve this through some of the options available, which means some patches are left dry, or with insufficient quantities of water necessary for vegetation to thrive.

Other than focusing on a particular area, you can also adjust your sprinklers to water the trees, flowers, hedges and other plants around. By doing so, you will achieve the most from this watering system in maintaining not only a healthy lawn but the environment as well.

For more information on home sprinkler systems or irrigation maintenance, contact the team at Michigan Automatic today at (248) 669-1100.