IRRIGATION SERVICES

Ground FX offers commercial & residential clients full-service, one-stop shopping for all their irrigation maintenance needs. Our Irrigation Tech has over 10 years experience working with the top manufacturers and keeping up to date with all of the newest systems and technologies. Check out our services we offer below.

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IRRIGATION INSTALLATION

Our certified Irrigation Designer can schedule a date and time to meet and discuss your specific irrigation needs. At this time the designer will also take pressure and flow readings, as well as property measurements and notes. Once a design has been made, you will be provided with a formal cost proposal. If the design is accepted, your installation will be scheduled to be completed. We take pride in offering smart control and high efficiency products to reduce water usage while maintaining sufficient landscape coverage.

Our installations can include:

  • All commercial grade components

  • Smart Wi-Fi enabled weather tracking controllers

  • On site weather monitoring

  • Flow monitoring

  • High efficiency water saving nozzles

For Homeowners Associations & large commercial complexes that want smart irrigation monitoring but don’t have an available common outdoor Wi-Fi connection. We have partnered with T-Mobile Business and Teltonika Networks to offer you an affordable commercial grade Wi-Fi solution that integrates directly into our smart irrigation controllers. 

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BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY TESTING:

Ground FX Lawn & Landscape is now an ASSE Certified Backflow Prevention Tester in accordance with Minnesota State Statutes & Plumbing Code. 


Minnesota State Statutes & Plumbing Code requires that all testable backflow devices be tested upon installation and at least annually thereafter by a certified backflow assembly tester. Any homeowner with an irrigation system must have a testable backflow device, typically a Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assembly or a Reduced Pressure Assembly.


Schedule us to test your backflow prevention device and we will tag the device and submit all records of testing and maintenance to the local administrative authority and public water supplier within 30 days of testing. If the device fails, we will schedule a rebuild or replacement of the device for you. 

IRRIGATION START UP

Spring start up includes reconnecting of any irrigation equipment removed during winterization. Charging the systems main line and inspecting for leaks. Test of each zone to verify valves and heads are working properly and inspect for leaks. Programming of controller based on current and forecasted weather predictions. Standard repairs will be completed with start up. Major issues and/or improvements will be communicated with property owner/manager. Billed per zone / per system or total quote basis.

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IRRIGATION INSPECTIONS

We suggest having your irrigation system inspected throughout the season. Irrigation parts wear out and fail over time causing damage to turf/plantings, waste of water, and costs associated with water loss. Frequent inspections will catch these parts before they fail. An inspection will include: Test of each zone to verify valves and heads are working properly and inspect for leaks. Test of wires, solenoids, and decoders. Programming of controller based on current and forecasted weather predictions. Standard repairs will be completed with the inspection. Major issues and/or improvements will be communicated with property owner/manager. Billed per zone/per system or total quote basis.

We offer 3 inspection schedules to choose from to fit your needs.

 

  • Monthly – A technician will inspect the system once around every 30 days while system is active.

  • Bi-Monthly – A technician will inspect the system once around every 60 days while system is active.

  • Mid Season – A technician will inspect the system once in the middle of the irrigation season.

IRRIGATION WINTERIZATION/BLOWOUT

Winterization includes evacuation of all water from main line and all zones with compressed air. Removal and storage of necessary equipment such as an rpz or pumps. All water valves and city curb stops will be left shut off and marked for winter.

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