How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

By Robert Robillard on Home Repairs And Remodeling, Weekend warrior

How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

Cut Out Damaged Section

I use 2 stainless steel crimp type clamps on all my lawn irrigation connections. I’ve learned the hard way to put these connectors on first so you don’t forget later when it’s too late.

How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

Using a small propane torch I heat up the irrigation pipe and then slip in a poly pipe, barbed coupler connector. Avoid touching the heated end as melted poly will stick to and burn your hand – wear gloves or use a rag.

How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

Install A Coupling

Using end cutting pliers I crimp both clamps tight at the end of the pipe and on the pvc fitting.

How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

This fitting is ready to receive a new section of pipe. I now have to do this to the other side as well.

How To Repair Lawn Irrigation Pipe

Measure the distance between the two sections of pipe and cut a replacement piece to fit in.

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