Angie’s List has awarded CMG Sprinklers and Drains their top rating for customer service and lists CMG with an “A” rating. CMG Installs Drainage Systems, Lawn Sprinkler Systems and provides Expert Sprinkler System Repair. Our Drainage Systems utilize French Drains, Surface Drains, Channel Drains, and Sump Pumps. Sprinkler Systems installed by CMG use Rain Bird or Hunter Sprinkler Parts. With over 20 years of experience we provide top quality Sprinkler Systems, French Drains, Drainage Systems, and Sprinkler Repair.
Today we replaced a broken, “Back-Flow-Valve,” In Oklahoma City. It had not been properly installed and had frozen and busted when it got cold. This is a very common problem with many Sprinkler Systems. Sprinkler System Code for most of Central Oklahoma requires an above ground Back-Flow-Valve to be installed correctly with any new Sprinkler System Installation. Because following local sprinkler system code is difficult, many, “FLY BY NIGHT SPRINKLER COMPANIES,” Choose to cut corners when they can get away with it. Unfortunately the customer suffers as a result. I have replaced hundreds of Back-Flow-Valves that were not installed properly in central Oklahoma.
Lawn Sprinkler Systems develope problems and need maintenance from time to time. CMG can help with small sprinkler problems such as a broken sprinkler head or a sprinkler controller porgramming problem. We also deal with larger sprinkler problems like redesigning sprinkler zones or replacing sprinkler valves. CMG also does sprinkler systems checkups to test your irrigation system for possible problems that you may not be aware of.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains can help with:
4. Shorted or disconnected Sprinkler Valve Wires
One of the most common problems that we come across while Repairing Sprinkler Systems, is Broken Sprinkler Pipes.
Broken Sprinkler Pipes occur for all kinds of reasons. The first and most common reason is poor Sprinkler System Installation. Many times the wrong kind of PVC Glue is used or no primer is used with the glue. The Glue, by itself, doesn’t bond very well with the PVC Pipe. It needs primer to bond correctly.
This is one of the worst situations for the home owner. About two years after Sprinkler Installation the Sprinkler System starts to leak at the pipe joints. Get one fixed and soon another pipe connection starts to leak. One Sprinkler leak turns into many.
Tree Roots Break Sprinkler Pipes and cause leaks. When it is hot and dry, tree roots seek out any moisture they can find. Sprinkler Pipes that are damp or are leaking a little, become the target for tree roots. Soon roots have the Sprinkler Pipes in a vise-like grip and they begin to squeeze. This results in more leaks which results in more roots. (and so-on)
In the hot Oklahoma Summer months, The ground cracks and buckles. This stresses and breaks sprinkler pipes.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains – can help if you need to re-design your Sprinkler System. If for example you are adding a swimming pool in your back yard, we can move the Sprinkler Heads and Sprinkler Pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard. We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systems where the home owners needs change.
Servicing Central Oklahoma including: Oklahoma City, Norman, Edmond, Midwest City, Del City, Yukon, Mustang, Moore, Norman, Purcell, Newcastle, Blanchard and surrounding areas. For an additional charge we will travel outside Central Oklahoma. CMG has installed Sprinkler Systemsand Drainage Systemsas far away as Ardmore, Altus, or Tulsa.
Sprinkler System Installation in Oklahoma can be complicated. There are many details that very important to ensure that a new Sprinkler System be durable and dependable for many years to come. Attention to detail makes all the difference when installing a Sprinkler System. Many times, So-Called, ” Fly By Night Sprinkler Companies,” cut lots of corners to save money. Low price should not be the determining factor for having a Sprinkler System installed. A cheap Sprinkler System soon becomes very expensive if it has to be fixed all the time or won’t work at all.
Two things you should require on any Sprinkler System:
1. Make shure PRIMER is used along with PVC Glue when the Sprinkler Pipe is put together. Primer helps the glue to bond to the PVC pipe. This ensures that all the pressurized pipe connections won’t leak over time. I have seen Sprinkler Systems that were no more than a year old that leaked everywhere. Again some Sprinkler Contractors will cut corners with the Primer.
2. Make shure the connection for the Sprinkler System at the water meter is done with a, “compression T.” This ensures that no leaks will occur over time at this connection. The Sprinkler Connection at the water meter is highly stressed every time the Sprinkler System is turned on. A connection with Glue and Primer will not hold up to the stress over time. This is why a Compression T must be used. This is another area that some Sprinkler Contractors choose to cut corners.
The above two points are just a few of the details that need to be considered when installing a Lawn Sprinkler System.
For twenty years, CMG has been paying close attention to the important details necessary to ensuring the Installation of Sprinkler Systems that are dependable and will last.
My name is Blane Callen. I have owned and operated CMG Sprinklers and Drains since 1993. I take great pride in my work. The Letters “CMG” stand for the first letter of the first name of each of my children. ( Chance, Melissa, Garrett ) = CMG
I have amassed a great deal of experience designing and installing Sprinkler Systems, Repairing Sprinkler Systems, and designing and installing Drainage Systems. In the past 19 years, I have made mistakes, but I have learned from them. As a result I get calls, from time to time, from other Sprinkler and Drainage companies that have run into a problem that they can’t handle. I am always glad to help.
I usually don’t take money up front for Sprinkler Installation, Sprinkler Repair, or Drain Installation. I prefer that the customer pay me when the job is complete and they are happy with the work. In a few cases on very large jobs I request a draw or outlay for parts. The parts are delivered from my supplier to the address where the job is being done and equal the amount of the draw. The parts stay on the premises until they are installed.
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