Effective systems for watering the foundation

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Hello BP Gurus,

I have a rental property in Allen, Texas (North Dallas-Forth worth area) and its recommended to keep the immediate area around the foundation watered, to avoid foundation issues. I have gone through multiple automatic sprinkler systems (bought from home-depot/lowes) in the course of 5 years and none of them lasts more than a year unfortunately. I wanted to get some tips/ recommendations from folks who have implemented cost effective systems with longer lifespan and less maintenance. Thank you for your time.

Kind Regards,

Rajiv

soaker hoses on a timer?

Thanks for the response, but thats what we have and there are no issues with the soaker hoes as such just the timer needs to be changed quite frequently and I was wondering if there was a more durable brand out there.

Anyways, we have purchased another and would be fixing it up soon.

Kind Regards,

Rajiv

Originally posted by @Rajiv Nair :

Thanks for the response, but thats what we have and there are no issues with the soaker hoes as such just the timer needs to be changed quite frequently and I was wondering if there was a more durable brand out there.

Anyways, we have purchased another and would be fixing it up soon.

Kind Regards,

Rajiv

 Yes, soaker hose with a timer. You sound like you're all set.  Just make sure the timer batteries are changes out regularly.

Thats right Jon.. all set for now.. Hope the rain/hail doesn't kill this before its time :)

Kind Regards,

Rajiv

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