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Friday, March 23rd 2007, 8:58am

Rebuilding Valves

I have 2 valves that are leaking out to the sprinkler heads. I has a guy offer to rebuild them(kit) for $80 each. Is this the best way to go and does this seem to be a fair price. The valves are 4-6" below ground???


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Friday, March 23rd 2007, 9:56am

What's the price to replace them?


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Friday, March 23rd 2007, 10:21am

If it were here.....

Service call $65
Parts (2 valves for parts to rebuild your valves) $70

Barring any catastrophes...or difficult to get to valves....$135

I would say he is right in line....must be using flat rate would also depend on what kind of valve they are....common valves -vs- hard to get valves or brass or high dollar Rainbird stuff.

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Arizona and Colorado


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Friday, March 23rd 2007, 10:34am

Thanks for your response..


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Friday, March 23rd 2007, 11:32am

It sounds like you need a new diaphragm, what size and brand are your sprinkler valves? Unless they are super old or very large, consider fixing them. A new diaphragm should cost you $10-$15 and all you need is a screwdriver.

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