Below is a list of our most frequently asked questions. If yours happens to not be among them, please feel free to contact us!
How much does it cost to open and/or close my irrigation system?
Every home is unique and pricing is specific to your irrigation needs. Please contact us so we may help serve you better.
How long does it take to open my irrigation system?
We can usually open a system in one hour if it has been regularly maintained and is in good standing.
What does a spring start-up/opening consist of?
A spring start-up consists of turning on the water supply to your system, pressurizing all lines and ensuring that there are no leaks, adjusting all sprinkler heads, testing all electronics and rain sensors, setting your controller start/run times and making any necessary repairs so that your system may run smoothly.
Do I need to be home?
Can I turn on the water and leave before they get here?
This is not recommended, incase there are any issues that need to be discussed. We may also need access to the main valve, which is located inside the home.
I want to aerate my property. Can they locate the heads?
Yes. We will flag all heads in lawn locations to ensure that none of them become damaged.
Can you install drips into hanging baskets and/or remote pots?
Do you service all makes and models of irrigation and lighting equipment?
What is drip irrigation?
Drip irrigation, also known as micro-irrigation is a technique which saves water by delivering water through ¼” tubing to drip slowly to the roots of plants. The most common use is hanging baskets and planters.
What is a dual check valve/back flow preventer? and do I need one?
Yes, every irrigation system should have one. A dual check valve is a back flow preventer designed to protect the homes water supply from contamination through back pressure and siphonage of the irrigation lines.
What areas do you service?
Rain Gods proudly services the following areas: Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Etobicoke, Toronto and Hamilton.
Can you get under my sidewalk to water my blvd?
Yes. We encourage homeowners to irrigate the blvd to keep lawn consistent throughout the property.
What is the cost of an irrigation and/or landscape lighting system?
Every home is unique and pricing is specific to your irrigation and landscape lighting needs. We recommend booking a consultation.
How long does it take to install an irrigation or landscape lighting system?
Typically, an irrigation or landscape lighting system will take 2–3 days.
Do you offer a mid-season check?
Absolutely. We suggest that all homeowners take advantage of our mid-season check for both irrigation and landscape lighting systems to ensure optimal seasonal efficiency. Learn more.