Sprinkler System Maintenance in Sarasota, Siesta Key, & Longboat Key, Florida | Tropical Gardens Landscape

Regular sprinkler maintenance is essential for lawns in Sarasota, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, and surrounding Florida areas.

To keep your irrigation system running efficiently, we regularly check all sprinkler heads, timers, pipes, sensors, pumps, and more for any damage or malfunction.

Close up of a sprinkler head being tested for water pressure.

Maintaining a pristine lawn takes time and effort, not to mention regular watering—something that Floridians know comes in peaks and valleys. In and around Sarasota, FL the winter months are often drier and your lawn will require more watering. That’s where irrigation and sprinkler systems come in, and when these complex systems sprinkler heads, pipes, timers, sensors, and pumps stop working, the property can quickly go from fabulous to frumpy.

Learn why it’s important to keep up with irrigation or sprinkler system maintenance on your Sarasota, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, and nearby Florida properties. Properly maintained systems will effectively water the lawn and landscaping and allow your property to thrive.


What could go wrong with your sprinkler system?

Sprinkler systems and irrigation systems have a lot of moving parts, and when these components are neglected, it can lead to:

  • High water bills
  • Uneven coverage
  • Wasted resources

Some of the signs that your system is in need of some attention include:

  • Dry areas/brown patches
  • Excessive water flowing over the curb.
  • Soil erosion around the sprinkler head
  • Leaky valves
  • Low or no water pressure

Regular maintenance means that your technician will get to know your system and tell if something is out of the ordinary, likely before it becomes an emergency situation.


Irrigation and sprinkler system maintenance keeps your system running efficiently.

Irrigation valves that have been installed and require regular maintenance.

Maintenance is a preventative process that allows us to inspect all system components and identify potential problem areas before they become larger issues. The inspection may even reveal hidden issues that don’t become apparent until the issue is more severe.


The maintenance process is straightforward and thorough.

As part of our process, our team will assess the system by first testing it manually in order to observe the operation. To go beyond that, we will look for damaged, buried sprinkler heads and breaks in the lines. Our team manually test each watering zone for proper coverage of your lawn and landscape.

Additionally, we’ll check all valves for proper fit, and we’ll double-check all timers and sensors. Our team goes through an extensive checklist when inspecting your irrigation system. If our team finds any issue we will present it to you, the homeowner, and discuss the best option to repair your sprinkler system.


Scheduling regular maintenance on your sprinkler system can save money in the long run.

Maintenance can be a one-time service, but it’s better for your system if you schedule regular inspections. When you consider the cost of system failure and major component replacement, the cost of maintenance gives peace of mind and can save you from expensive repairs.

Part of the inspection process involves a thorough audit of timers, mechanical components, and electrical components. The water source will also be inspected, and we will ensure that all backflow processes are fully operational.

Performing sprinkler system maintenance means emergencies are less likely to happen, mostly because problems can be repaired early on. Having a record of your maintenance also becomes a valuable asset should you ever put the property on the market. Buyers are more willing to buy when the property has been well maintained.


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Keep your irrigation or sprinkler system running efficiently with regular maintenance. Schedule service today.

Our team of technicians and lawn care experts has more than 15 years of experience servicing irrigation and sprinkler systems. With regular maintenance, you can keep your system functioning, which in turn keeps your lawn green and healthy. Does your Sarasota, Siesta Key, Longboat Key or neighboring Florida area property needs the irrigation system serviced? Call us today at (941) 993-2442 to set up your maintenance schedule.