Secure your irrigation system for winter storage
In order to protect against damage to your irrigation system from freezing water, it is necessary before the frost period, that the system is unloaded and thus frost-proof. Read here, what the most important steps are to make your irrigation system winterproof. This text is written by Hans-Henning Lentz at our reseller Hermann Meyer
Depending on the climate and weather, the time for wintering will be different. Securing your irrigation system for winter will save you money in the spring, much trouble and time due to the defects that otherwise occur to your components.
The safest method of wintering your system is to blow out the water using compressed air. A commercial compressor is necessary. The greater the performance of the compressor, the easier it is for the emptying to take place.
The following steps are required to follow:
Should you notice defective components during the winter, wait with the exchange or repair to be done in the spring. The repair should also be carried out very carefully.
Defective parts can then be replaced, the system inspected and all rainers and nozzles must be readjusted if necessary.