HOW TO LOWER A SPRINKLER HEAD USING ORBIT'S ECO-LOCK RISER SOLUTION



A sprinkler head that is too high can be damaged by lawn mowers and foot or automobile traffic.  It also poses a tripping hazard.  But lowering a sprinkler head is easier that you think.  With Orbit’s push fit pipe and fittings, you can have your sprinkler head positioned correctly in no time.

Step 1


Remove grass and dirt from around the head
Remove grass and dirt from around the head
Remove grass and dirt from around the head, making sure not to damage the pipe in the process.

Step 2


Remove the head and connecting assembly
Remove the head and connecting assembly
Remove the head and connecting assembly, making sure no dirt or debris enters the system.

Step 3


Insert one end of the swing joint into the pipe
Insert one end of the swing joint into the pipe
Insert one end of the swing joint into the pipe.

Step 4


Measure a length of pipe and cut to the correct size and insert into swing joints
Measure a length of pipe and cut to the correct size and insert into swing joints
To create a swing joint assembly, measure a length of pipe and cut to the correct size.  Then connect the sprinkler.

Step 5


Position head to the correct height and location
Position head to the correct height and location
Position head to the correct height and location, using the swing joint to manipulate it into place.

Step 6


Fill in dirt, compact and replace grass
Fill in dirt, compact and replace grass
Fill in dirt, compact and replace grass.  Compact the soil to ensure the sprinkler does not sink too low.  Finally, test the sprinkler.  


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