Step 1 Shut off the main water valve for the
Step 2 Go outside and remove the RPZ valve. This is done by removing the 2
screws on top of the RPZ valve and lifting the wedge unit out. Then lift out the center valve portion and bring RPZ inside
for the winter.
Step 3 Turn the RPZ valve handles outside at a 45 degree angle. (This
is ½ on and ½ off) This is very important or the valves will freeze and split and you will pay for new ones.
Step 4 Locate sprinkler drain if any. If located inside, open and drain into a bucket. If
located outside, open and leave.
Step 5 If you have a sprinkler pump unplug at this time.
Whole house pumps may be left plugged in.
Step 6 Program all stations to run for 5 minutes
each. When cycle is complete, turn off clock. (You will not see or hear anything during this step)
As you can see, it is very simple to maintain the system yourself
and save money. If you feel that you do not want to maintain the system yourself, we have service plans available for your
Please click here to schedule a winterization.
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