In the past, we’ve talkd about pairing a rainwater shut-off device with your sprinkler system in order to conserve water. Today, we wanted to take a moment to discuss the different types of devices you might choose from. Rain gauge systems – A rain gauge system collects water in a small cup. When the cup fills up, the weight of the water in the cup trips a switch. Once the switch is tripped your sprinkler system gets shut down. The system is a little bit primative.
We’ve talked a lot about rainwater harvesting here on this blog. That’s why we wanted to call your attention to the fact that the Rain Safe Water Company has created a device which would allow any homeowner to derive 100% of their water use needs from rainwater harvesting. The device is called the Rain Safe, just like the company name. Unfortunately, you can’t just run up to the website to buy one yet. You’ll have to wait until they find some distributors here in the..
Here’s a recent job that we did out in Brooksville, FL. We went to this mobile home in Brooksville and replaced the old sectional gutters with a brand new set of custom cut seamless aluminum gutters. Mobile homes almost always need gutters, just as physical houses do, even if they have a pan roof as this home does. In fact, we’d argue that mobile homes need even more water protection than stick built homes, as they’re not quite as sturdy and would express the effects of water damage that much sooner! Mobile homes have come..