Installing a sprinkler system costs $1,700 to $3,800 for an average quarter-acre lawn. Sprinkler installation for a one-acre yard costs $7,000 to $13,000 on average. Sprinkler system prices depend on the lot size, layout, number of zones, material quality, and water pressure.
Installing a residential sprinkler system takes one day on average, depending on the lot size and number of zones. Larger yards with additional zones take 2 to 3 days on average, not including designing the system.
Sprinkler systems last 20 years on average, depending on the design, usage, maintenance, and quality of components. Quality sprinkler heads last 10 to 15 years, sprinkler valves last 10 to 15 years, and sprinkler controllers last 5 to 10 years on average.
Installing a sprinkler system adds value to a home and has up to an 86% return on investment. Lawn sprinklers make outdoor maintenance easier and are appealing to home buyers.
Lawn sprinkler companies and landscapers both install sprinkler systems. Always hire licensed, bonded, and insured sprinkler companies for your protection.
Installing a sprinkler system is difficult and requires a professional. Sprinkler installation includes designing the system, digging trenches, laying underground piping, connecting sprinkler heads, installing a backflow preventer, wiring the zone valves and control panel, and joining the main water supply.
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