Install an in-ground sprinkler
In-ground sprinklers. (Rain Bird / July 7, 2014)
An irrigation contractor will charge $2,013 to install an underground sprinkling system in a 2,000 square foot area, which includes labor and material. You can buy the components and install it yourself for $645, a savings of 68 percent. Sprinkler systems are sold at lawn and garden centers and online, where there's often help to plan and lay out the design. Check with your local building department about any requirements.
To learn more about a system go to http://www.rainbird.com, a manufacturer's website with information.
To find more DIY project costs and to post comments and questions, visit http://www.diyornot.com and http://www.m.diyornot.com on smartphones.
Pro Cost -- DIY Cost -- Pro time -- DIY Time -- DIY Savings -- Percent Saved
$2,013 -- $645 -- 30.6 -- 42.5 -- $1,368 -- 68 Percent
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