Tag Archives: Reticulation Butler

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Broken Retic Wires at the Worst Time

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It’s the last thing you need when new turf has been laid over the weekend. One of your stations is failing to come on and your lawn is in danger of dying. We were called out this week to find out why one of the stations weren’t coming on. After a few diagnostic checks in […]

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Programming Your Retic Control Box

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It’s always a bit difficult understanding your new reticulation controller, and how to program it for your watering requirements. The attached link shows you how to program a Hunter X-Core controller, Presently they are one of the most popular Retic Controllers in Perth. In this video I try and give you a brief understanding on […]

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Spring is here 

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Well it didn’t feel like it this morning Perth waking up to 3’C, but today is the first day of Spring. The bees are on que, letting us know it will be warming up soon.  As of today 1st of September you can now turn your Reticulation systems back on. While the weather is a […]

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Retic In Tight Spaces 

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I was called out to investigate a reticulation water leak for a leak allowance reimbursement for this property, as the owner received a whopping water bill that was in the thousands. There was a crack in the connection between the master solenoid and the isolation valve so water was continually flowing 24/7. This kind of […]

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Winter Water Use

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G’day Guys, If you haven’t realised already it the 1st of June tomorrow and it has come that time of year again to turn off your Retic control boxes. The Water Corporation calls the 1 June to the 31 August their “Winter Sprinkler Ban”. So don’t get caught out, as on the spot fines start […]

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Waterwise Reticulation Know Your Sprinkler Run Times

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I see what the Water Corp is getting at here; and if you want a general overview of the products that are in the market place at the moment like the ones Bunnings, Masters and some irrigation shops use you would probably be on the right track. However I have have found it too often this […]

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‘Growing more with less’

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‘Growing more with less’ with this new Waterwise reticulation installation today. Installing Netafim pressurised drip techline, that balances this whole garden project. This new Mindarie home and court yard garden really reflects the green and healthy sustainability build of this new home. Once these shrubs and trees take hold they will really cool down this […]

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Retic Control Box

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These are the most common control boxes that I have found failing at the moment. They are one of the most common reticulation issues especially in suburbs like Butler, Carramar, Banksia Grove, Clarkson and Mindarie where these controllers were installed as part of the landscaping package. What you should know about these control boxes is […]

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Waterwise Backyard Retic & Turf Install in Hocking

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Had a bit of fun with the spring weather all over the place in Perth this week. This backyard Retic and Turf install is looking good thanks to the great first spring cut Empire Zoysia thanks Westland Turf We used some great Waterwise techniques on this installation as it happened there was very little water […]

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Backyard Retic & Turf In Clarkson

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It was a dig-out and start again job for this back yard reticulation and turf install. The bobcat when hard at it digging out the old dead lawn and putting in the new premium special lawn mix soil establishing great foundations for the new Empire Zoysia turf. This new Empire Zoysia turf a great all […]

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