Home Improvement

Home improvement questions? Ask a handyman for answers

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Home Improvement Questions
What options exists on market for automatic watering of the
What options exists on market for automatic watering of the lawn? Proposed options should work well for Uta's weather condtions … read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
25,151 satisfied customers
Rainbird Sprinkler system is not working. All the settings
Rainbird Sprinkler system is not working. All the settings are fine. I changed the battery, reset the schedule. When I attempt the manual start up, water does not flow. However, today I noticed a smal… read more
Eddie
Eddie
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,390 satisfied customers
I have 6 zones. zone five won't shut off I installed a new
I have 6 zones. zone five won't shut off I installed a new diapragm, but no change. I don't have enough pressure to run the system with that valve open… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
25,151 satisfied customers
I live in southwest Kansas. I have owned my home years
I live in southwest Kansas. I have owned my home for 10 years and operated the Rain Bird Under Ground Sprinkler System since purchase. I have not had too much trouble other than replacing a few heads … read more
Eddie
Eddie
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,390 satisfied customers
Not sure whether a landscaper or a plumber could answer this
Not sure whether a landscaper or a plumber could answer this question. Really need a sprinkler system installer, but cannot find. Anyway, we have an 8 station sprinkler system controlled by Hunter Pro… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
My daughter has an underground sprinkler system and lives in
My daughter has an underground sprinkler system and lives in the northeast. Some people have their systems blown out in the winter. I'm looking for a quick fix for them.If they can drain the system at… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
25,151 satisfied customers
I have a shallow well irrigation system. It worked fine for
I have a shallow well irrigation system. It worked fine for the first couple of months this year, but now the pump is having trouble holding pressure. It will leak down and turn on when none of the zo… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
I am trying to replace a sprinkler head in my outdoor irrigation
I am trying to replace a sprinkler head in my outdoor irrigation system. I just replaced a 4" pop up with a toro 6" pop up. The problem is that the sprinkler head is not "poping up" It is spraying wat… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!
Some Collage
1,734 satisfied customers
My irrigation system with 8 zones looses pressure and the heads
My irrigation system with 8 zones looses pressure and the heads go back down. Soon they pop up again. This happens will all zones. I checked my intake, I pump from the river, and all areas are clean a… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
My supply line is 1.5" but it drops to 1" at the valve for
My supply line is 1.5" but it drops to 1" at the valve for each zone. The irrigation man I am talking to now wants to change all of the heads out to 30 PSI heads and put some 1.5 gallons per minute he… read more
Charles
Charles
Owner
FCC Communication License
1,456 satisfied customers
My wife and I had a irrigation system put in several years
My wife and I had a irrigation system put in several years ago. We are on our county water system and we have good water pressure so the sprinkler system worked good. We live in Alabama so we were run… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
25,151 satisfied customers
have a Rain bird 1o valve system model esp-lx works fine 1st
have a Rain bird 1o valve system model esp-lx works fine 1st year but now sprinkles head lack water pressure, all valves work. no leaks in system. any help?… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Plumber
High School or GED
1,904 satisfied customers
Hi ) Im a new home owner with an irrigation system which
Hi :) I'm a new home owner with an irrigation system which has a hunter Pro-C controller. The problem is that zone 1 is always on when the other zones are on. For example tgis morning we had it set to… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
25,151 satisfied customers
We just bought a house, and the sprinkler controllers do not
We just bought a house, and the sprinkler controllers do not work, it turns on but it looks like someone had cut the wiring. When we manually turn on the valves, half of the sprinklers pop up. What co… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Plumber
High School or GED
1,904 satisfied customers
what specifics should I know about before signing a contract
what specifics should I know about before signing a contract for changing out old sprinkler heads with new ones?… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I have a puzzling problem. The problem is the the ...
I have a puzzling problem. The problem is the the stations (sprinlker heads) work great sometimes but most of the time they either do not pop up all the way or they just do not pop up at all. This occ… read more
Edward
Edward
Retired /Self employed
High School or GED
5,792 satisfied customers
I am putting in an a irrigation system and having water ...
I am putting in an a irrigation system and having water pressure problems. When I active the different zones it blows the last two sprinklers on the zones. I used 1" pvc pipe for getting the water to … read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
I have six zones in my underground Orbit sprinkling
I have six zones in my underground Orbit sprinkling system. Only one zone has strong pressure. The other zones have limited pressure spraying water out of the heads only about three feet. How do I cor… read more
Glenn
Glenn
Maintenance, Technician
Associate Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Thank you for the expeditious answer. It's good to know you're out there and awake in the wee hours when I finally have time to ask questions about my Jenn Air.

JeanRiverhead, NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Brian

Brian

Architect

2,153 satisfied customers

Licensed Architect- 17 years, L.E.E.D. AP

The Home Smithy

The Home Smithy

Home Builder

2,084 satisfied customers

#1 Home Improvement Expert 30+ years experience

Steve G.

Steve G.

Handyman

221 satisfied customers

VP of electronic repair company and home theater advisor.

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Civil Engineer

14 satisfied customers

Licensed Structural Engineer

Eric M. Bright

Eric M. Bright

We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!

1,734 satisfied customers

I've been been doing things for my clients that others have said cant be done for over a 1/4 Century

Phil

Phil

Mechanical Engineer

711 satisfied customers

Retired contractor, 51 years experience

Martin

Martin

Electrical Engineer

689 satisfied customers

Design, construct, fix and grow stuff around and in the home.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x