Miscellaneous

Service Requests For the Week Of May 17, 2020

With weather issues and some unexpected issues coming up during sprinkler system repairs, we haven’t quite finished all our sprinkler turn-ons yet, and we are still getting more daily, but it has slowed immensely. Today Jesse needed to make up some hours so he spent the day in Meridian doing startups and delivering window screens […]

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Service Schedule For the Week Of May 10, 2020

Jesse worked through all the sprinkler startups we had in Kuna, and our regular customers in the 83705, and 83706 on Sunday. Monday Jesse will be doing sprinkler startups in the afternoon in Caldwell after he replaces a kitchen faucet and installs a new PVB.  I will be out doing backflow tests and estimates on […]

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Service Request Update For The Week Of May 3, 2020

Last week went pretty smoothly until the storm hit.  That messed up our entire afternoon because we received emergency calls left and right.  One where a tree fell over on an above-ground backflow preventer and busting it in half with water going everywhere.  The tree itself not only blocked both the main & drain valves […]

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Service Request Update For The Week Of April 26, 2020

We are down to about 50 sprinkler start-ups to do, so we hope to have them completed by the end of the week.  We have about 24 lawn aerations to do and doing them at a rate of about 4-5 per day weekdays only.  We might have them finished by the end of the week […]

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Service Update For Thursday, April 23, 2020

We are nipping away at our start-up list.  We did several in Eagle, Meridian, Nampa, and Boise yesterday.  Jesse will be working on some water leaks in the morning on Thursday and back on start-ups in the afternoon in Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, and Star.  Jacob did a bunch of Package “A” turn-ons around the valley […]

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Service Update For April 18, 2020

We are finally caught up with the work unrelated to sprinkler systems that were scheduled before the season started, which means we can concentrate more now on sprinkler related issues.  We have jobs coming up next week with fences that are falling down that need a few posts replaced, but everything else is either sprinkler […]

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What’s New – What’s Coming Soon – And A Look Into The Future

Greetings all!  A lot has happened this year.  We have literally been running non-stop since January.  As you know, the year got off to a bad start when we were caught in a smear campaign by a disgruntled customer who took it upon himself to try and destroy our business by spreading untruthful statements all […]

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Technology Is Great Until………….

It isn't………… Being quite tech savy, I spend a lot of time trying to come up with new ways to streamline our business for our customer's benefit, as well as to save time on our end so we can run  more efficiently.  For example, there was a time we could only handle 400 sprinkler blowouts […]

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Smear Campaign Against The Maintenance Shop

Recently, a customer who paid his invoice only after being reminded of our policy to place a lien on homes of unpaid invoices, has slammed us badly on Yelp and Google with untrue information.  Fortunately On Yelp, their automated system has put his review in the "not recommended" category, but it are still visible to […]

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Critters We Meet Along The Way

Over the years while doing sprinkler blowouts we have had an opportunity to meet many interesting creatures.  We never really know what we will find when we open a valve box.  We have seen black widows, mice, frogs, garter snakes, rattle snakes, yellow jackets, and more.  This past fall when we took the cover off […]

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