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tractng 07-20-2011 10:30 AM

Sprinklers for the backyard
 
I am looking to add sprinklers on the backyard. Are there any concerns with the distance of pvc piping if I tap the water from the front of the house ? I will be running 3/4" pvc pipe. I am not sure the length, but guessing about 50-60 ft.

Two years ago I installed sprinklers for the front with four valves and station timer. I plan to tap into that line and run to the back. Then have 4 valves on the back with its own timer.

I do notice there was a line that run from the front to the backyard, but I capped it off (I was digging to put a dog gate) and hit the pvc :)

tntrac

CharlieO 07-21-2011 01:33 PM

Should not be an issue as long as you do not try to run to many heads on the same valve

tractng 07-21-2011 04:03 PM

Thanks for your input.

victoriastiles 09-28-2011 04:31 AM

There are many different types of sprinklers so you can pick the one that will work well for you.Installing a sprinkler in your backyard is probably the easiest installation you'll do. One of the best installations is a shed.You can get shed kits that make installation a snap. This creates a much nicer backyard and will help you to find things when you need them.


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