Frequently Asked Landscaping Questions
The time clock / controller acts as an on / off switch for your sprinkler valves. If your vales have not been serviced in the last 5 years, your problem is most likely the internal parts of the valve.
Usually a power interruption from a storm or someone doing service work at your home and they have turned off your power.
You need to check with your water department. You can find a phone number on your water bill and they will usually issue you a credit over a couple of months on your water bill.
Low Voltage Lighting
Even with new lights you can get a defective bulb, but most likely it is a bad connection at the light or a damaged wire.
All low voltage wire has a capacity of the number of total watts it can handle. If you exceed this number, all of your light bulbs will be operating at a voltage which is less than they require. This will shorten their life.
You should call a professional to check the total amperage being drawn on that circuit.
You need to select a color that sets off your hardscape, but doesn't clash with the color of your granite, house roof, and/ or block fence.
Call a professional and they can suggest a supplier that has a display in their location. Not all suppliers have displays.
Natural stone materials are sold by the ton. Depending upon the type of flagstone your pick, the weight can differ. You need to measure the area and pick out what type of flagstone you want first. Installation costs are usually within the same price range depending upon the hardness of the material and the amount of cuts. Call for a quote.
First determine your budget and some type of layout. All barbecues are custom built and must be quoted based on your needs.
You need to clearly determine what the finished product / design will be when your are done. Then install utilities first (gas, electric, cable TV, sprinkler lines, low voltage, etc.) before installing any hardscaping. There are building codes for all of these items as far as how deep below grade they need to be installed.