|Fig.1 Sprinkler main valves|
Supplies and Tools:
Rock or fiberglass irrigation covers
Jim had a huge laundry list in Santa Clara, California. He needed to get his house on the market since his job had moved to Colorado. Today we are addressing his irrigation sprinkler valves because they were unsafe and needed to be protected from children. One set of the valves were located in the playground area, one set by the pool area and the final set by the front side of Jim's house.
This post shows the two steps to cover the irrigation valves with fake rock covers.
Step 1: Go to your local hardware store and purchase an irrigation cover. Or a fancy rock cover, rock covers are usually made of fiberglass and are very light.
Step 2: Fig.1 and fig.2 shows the irrigation valves. Pick up the cover and place it over the existing irrigation valves.
|Fig.2 Side view|
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the side of the cover, notice no irrigation pipes can be seen, completely covered by the cover Now each area of Jim's home has irrigation covers thus protecting the valves and the children. This job is finished.
|Fig.3 Top view|
|Fig.4 Side view|
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