- October 12, 2018
- Ideas & Trends
Temps will drop well below freezing several nights beginning this weekend and that can damage sprinkler systems not yet winterized. The most vulnerable part of the system is also the most expensive component – the backflow prevention device.
The backflow prevention device (shown below), is above ground and contains water so it can easily freeze, resulting in repair costs and possible property damage.
How To Winterize Your Sprinklers:
If your system has not yet been winterized, follow the simple steps in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS4sIG9DzBI
Video courtesy City and County of Broomfield.