Sprinkler Blowouts…. Too early?
Currently soil temperatures at 5” in depth are still above 55 degrees. Soil temperatures now are great for root growth in sod. In ground sprinklers are not susceptible to freeze and breakage. However, above ground vacuum breakers and backflow devices may need extra care in days/nights with 32-degree temperatures. You can prevent backflow breakage by utilizing heat tape, a blanket or some sort of insulation wrapped around the device and secured. Typically, November, December a