Everything you need to know about smart Retic Controllers and economical watering systems



How Retic Controllers can prevent water wastage


Water is a precious and limited resource. Although, we use it every day in our lives for vital activities such as hydration, hygiene and irrigation, many of us take it for granted. Indeed, we may be guilty of believing that water is in endless supply, however, did you know that only 1% of the world’s water is usable? And that pressing issues such as climate change and population growth are going to threaten its availability significantly, including by creating a demand for fresh, clean water that is going to outweigh the supply. That is why it is more important than ever that each and every one of us limits our water usage to prevent water wastage.


How can I limit my garden water usage ?

Limiting the amount of water you use to water your garden can help you to save not only the environment, but also time and money. Indeed, watering your lawn and plants less often but more thoroughly can even make your garden healthier, experts say. But just how exactly can you reduce the amount of water you use to grow your garden?



How can I limit the amount of water I use to water my garden ?


There is a myriad of ways to limit the amount of water you use to water your garden, including but not limited to, using a smart Retic controller instead of a hose to water your garden, adding a thick layer of mulch to prevent water evaporating from the surface of the soil, and mowing less closely and less frequently in dry periods. Indeed, perhaps one of the best ways to reduce the amount of water you use in your garden is to ensure watering occurs only when completely necessary. The best way to ensure watering occurs only when completely necessary is to install a smart Retic controller, in your home. A reticulation controller will allow you to tailor how much water your garden requires based on its unique needs, and all at the touch of a button. So, you can save the environment, as well as yourself time and money, at your convenience.


How do smart Retic Controllers work ?

Reticulation controllers can be connected to a rain sensor or by weather monitoring Wifi. When the rain sensors detect rain, they automatically alert your reticulation controller which then pauses or stops watering your garden. This technology prevents you from over-watering your garden and limits the amount of water you use which in turn lowers your water bill.


A reticulation controller also monitors the local weather forecast and automatically adjusts the amount of water based on the predicted rainfall for the day. You simply connect your reticulation controller to the internet via the user interface app which conveniently links to the local weather forecast and saves you water by adjusting the water output for that day.


Indeed, with Wi-Fi technology, a reticulation controller will also allow you to take care of your garden no matter where you are in the world. Simply connect to the app via your mobile phone or tablet and you can monitor and control your water usage at the touch of a button. This provides you with peace of mind that your garden is being looked after and that you are conserving water, whether you are in the comfort of your own home, at work or relaxing on your sun lounger at the beach.

Moreover, you can also link your reticulation controller to Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, and command her to look after your garden for you. Simply say “Alexa, ask Rainbird to list my irrigation zones,” and Alexa will reply, “Ok, Zone 1 Front Lawn...” Or ask Alexa “to ask Rain Bird to water my front Lawn for ten minutes,” and she will also dutifully reply, “OK, I started Zone 1 Front Lawn for 10 minutes.”

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What are the advantages of a reticulation controller?


Indeed, there are many advantages to installing a Retic controller in your home. Not only does a reticulation controller give you many advantages over manual watering in terms of saving you time and effort, a reticulation controller also allows you to prevent water wastage by automatically stopping you from over-watering your garden and ensuring you save money on your water bills.


Moreover, with a variety of programs and settings to choose from, a reticulation controller gives you complete control over your water consumption, as well as the ability to care for and nourish your garden and home, no matter where you are in the world. Indeed, with such intuitive and innovative functionality, a reticulation controller can help you to prevent water wastage and protect the environment today. You can even program your reticulation controller to have permanent days off so that it never waters when you have maintenance crews, events or guests visiting your property.


How can I install a smart Reticulation Controller ?


Installing a reticulation controller is quick and easy and offers you important protection for both your garden and peace of mind, so that you can ensure your home is looked after and that you are doing your bit to protect the environment too.


Reticulation controllers are suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations and can be installed by expert electricians. Indeed, if you are interested in installing a reticulation controller, or are still unsure if it is necessary for your particular circumstances, please contact us today to speak to an expert and discuss your requirements.


We offer over twenty-five years of experience and guarantee high quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. We also provide a twelve month guarantee and a free upfront detailed quote and call out. Speak to one of our advisors to book your free call out today.


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