Strip the insulation from the ends of the 24-volt wires that lead from the zone valves to the timer.
Attach the wires to the timer terminals, as shown in the manufacturer's instructions.
Hire a licensed electrician to run power to the timer, if necessary.
Set the timer and run a test to make sure that each zone and all the sprinklers are operating properly.
Finally, adjust any nozzles that are spraying off course.
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PVC pipe cutter
100-foot tape measure
rents for about $75 a day
Large adjustable pliers
for tightening threaded PVC fittings
for installing the wall-mounted timer
2. MARKER FLAGS
for marking sprinkler locations before trenching
3. FLEXIBLE PIPING
connects sprinklers to PVC pipe
4. 3/4-INCH AND 1-INCH PVC PIPE
5. ASSORTED PVC FITTINGS
6. GROUND STAKES
to secure drip-irrigation tubing
7. ASSORTED SPRAY NOZZLES
8. POP-UP SPRINKLER
9. PVC CEMENT AND PRIMER
10. ZONE VALVES
11. VALVE BOX
for housing the valves
12. BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE
keeps irrigation water from flowing into home’s water supply
for spreading under the valve box
] 14. BARK MULCH
for covering the drip irrigation tubing