Lawn Sprinkler System

How to Pick the Right Company for Your Home Irrigation System

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Just Add a Little Water Whether your home is brand new or needs a makeover, a home irrigation system is never out of style. As a classic piece of your home, installing a home irrigation system is a great idea to keep your yard fresh and healthy all year long. Before beginning to plan for…

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Sprinkler System Winterization

Sprinkler System winterization - our technicians make sure your irrigation system is properly winterized.

Sprinkler System Winterization is a Must We are just finishing up the most beautiful time of the year here: summertime, heading into fall. The air is crisp, the football games are on, the pumpkins are decorating your doorstep. Don’t forget about your sprinkler system winterization! The Climate The State of Illinois is a bit unique…

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Why You Need a Yard Sprinkler System This Summer

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Yard Sprinkler System: Is it Worth the Cost? You have just moved into a new home, or want to improve the lawn of your existing residence. You are considering a yard sprinkler system, but do not know if it is worth the cost. At American National Sprinkler & Lighting, we want to give you a…

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Updating Your Sprinkler Controller

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A well-installed, high-quality sprinkler system is designed to last for years to come. But while your system will maintain its effectiveness over time, your sprinkler controller should be upgraded periodically. Upgrading Your Controller is Easy Whenever you’re ready to update your controller, our team at American National Sprinkler and Lighting is available to walk you…

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What To Look For in a Commercial Irrigation Company

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When you decide to install an irrigation system at your place of business, partnering with the right commercial irrigation company is a big decision. The key is to look for a company that understands the unique needs of your property to maximize the effectiveness of your system. At American National Sprinkler and Lighting, we do…

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Why You Should Winterize Your Lawn Sprinkler System

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Your lawn sprinkler system brings many years of service and saves you hours of labor. It waters your lawn conveniently and efficiently and frees up time to spend on more enjoyable past times. You spent precious dollars on your lawn sprinkler system when it was first installed. You made, and are willing to make all…

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How Do In-Ground Sprinklers Work?

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In-ground sprinkler systems are the best and most efficient way to water your landscape without wasting valuable water. Because sprinkler heads are strategically placed and the water output is carefully timed, in-ground sprinkler systems give you the utmost control over how and when your yard is watered. While the benefits of an in-ground watering system…

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How To Troubleshoot Your Irrigation System


Before you call your lawn sprinkler company for a zone that will not shut off, try and troubleshoot your irrigation system first. This can be a frustrating issue when you see the zone or zones watering long after they should have shut off. It could be something a simple as a programming error, but you…

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Choosing a Lawn Sprinkler System

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Maintaining a luscious and green lawn is best and easiest by getting one of those lawn sprinkler systems. Not only do they provide you with the convenience of watering your lawn automatically, they also ensure that your turf gets the optimal irrigation it needs. While lawn sprinkler systems might be rather costly, it is not…

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Let a Professional Do Your Irrigation System Spring Start-Up

An up close view of a sprinkler head for an irrigation system spring start-up.

Time For Your Irrigation System Spring Start-Up The middle of March is almost here and what does this mean for lawn irrigation companies? It means it is almost time for spring start-ups for our customer’s lawn sprinkler systems. If you find yourself debating whether or not to have a lawn irrigation company come out to…

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