HOW TO RAISE A SPRINKLER HEAD USING ORBIT'S PUSH FIT RISER SOLUTION



With Orbit’s push fit pipe and fittings you can easily create a swing joint assembly that will give you the flexibility to put sprinkler heads in the position you desire.

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 surrounding the old sprinkler head, making sure not to damage the pipe.

Step 2


Remove old head and fitting
Remove old head and fitting
Remove the old head and fitting from pipe and discard, making sure not to get any dirt into the pipe, as this may clog sprinkler heads.

Step 3


Insert one end of the swing joint into the pipe
Insert one end of the swing joint into the pipe
Insert swing joing fitting into the pipe

Step 4


Insert other end into the sprinkler head
Insert other end into the sprinkler head
Affix a swing joint fitting to the sprinkler as well.

Step 5


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
Measure a length of pipe to be placed between the swing joints (usually about 6-inches) and affix the swing joints on both ends.  Then screw in the sprinkler.

Step 6


Position head to the correct height and location
Position head to the correct height and location
Position the head to the correct height, making sure not to kink the swing joint pipe.

Step 7


Fill in dirt, compact and replace grass
Fill in dirt, compact and replace grass
Fill in the dirt, assure the sprinkler stays in the correct position and compact the dirt, to prevent sinking.  Finally, replace the grass and test the sprinkler to make sure it sprays correctly.


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