Common Questions

Common Questions About Irrigation & Sprinkler Systems

Can I start up my sprinklers by myself, or do I need to hire A-Team Irrigation?

Our systems are user-friendly and, with a few steps, can be started up by the homeowner. Learn more about System Startup. However, we will gladly put you on our maintenance program and take care of your system.

Can I shut off my sprinkler?

Yes, our systems are user-friendly and with a few steps can be safely shut down by the homeowner. However, we will gladly put you on our maintenance program and take care of your system.

I have a zone that does not come on. What is wrong?

Typically, this means you have a bad solenoid or a wiring issue. We recommend calling us to setup a service call.

What if a zone does not shut off?

This often means you have a bad diaphragm in the valve and it needs replaced. We recommend calling us to schedule a service call.

I have water bubbling out of a valve box. What does this mean?

Usually this means your hose bib is in the open position and needs closed, or you could possibly have a leak.

The brass piece on the side of the house is dumping or spraying water? What is wrong?

Typically this means the brass piece was not opened up correctly or was not winterized.

My system has been on this year but does not run now.

Check and see if the outlet that the clock is plugged into has a GFI popped. If the outlet is good and the clock is on, see if the water was shut off outside or in the basement. If still not working, give us a call!

I have a mist head and it sprays the wrong way. What do I do?

Reference our product page where you can find manuals on how to adjust your sprinkler.

My rotor head rotates too far and sprays water on the driveway.

Reference our product page where you can find manuals on how to adjust your sprinkler.

The rotor by the street sprays water onto my house. How do I reduce the spray?

Reference our product page where you can find manuals on how to adjust your sprinkler.

My clock says “3 fault.” What does this mean?

This most likely means you have a bad solenoid in the field and it needs replaced. Please give us a call so we can take a look at it.

I have water bubbling out of the ground.

This most likely means you have a leak or break and it needs repaired. Please give us a call for service.

Water is bubbling out around the head.

This most likely means the head has broken off from the fitting and needs repaired. Please call us for service.

Homeowner Dale Gaswint

“Thanks for the great job your guys did on my sprinkler system. My wife and I are very happy with the work they did.”

Homeowner Dale Gaswint

Homeowner Kim Munn

“We have used A-Team Irrigation for several years and have never been disappointed in their prompt and affordable services. A-Team revived our yard by correcting several issues overlooked by our previous provider. If you are looking for reliable service we recommend A-Team”

Homeowner Kim Munn

Mark Osborne, Primebank

“I’ve trusted Paul and his team of professionals at A-Team Irrigation for all of my sprinkler needs as well as other services including new install, maintenance, spring start up, fall shut down, underground wiring, and lighting. Each and every time Paul and his team have exceeded my expectations by providing reliable and prompt service as well as excellent pricing! I would highly recommend A-Team Irrigation to all of my family and friends!”

Mark Osborne, Primebank

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712-560-1620 or fill out our form to request a free estimate!