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Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 8:04am

by wsommariva

I'm not quite that cold as High Point and will monitor forecasts.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 6:35pm

by Wet_Boots

Of course, if you live near High Point, you wait a bit - you can always find temperature records on the web, and you look at the possibility of getting near a record-low temp.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 3:16pm

by wsommariva

I was thinking May 1. Tax day it will be. Thanks very much.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 2:44pm

by Wet_Boots

Jersey has it easy - for a sure thing, never open the system prior to the income tax deadline.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 2:37pm

by wsommariva

I want to avoid blowing out the lines. I'm going to install, bury the PE except where it connects to a head/valve/fitting so I can check for leaks. Then when I think it's safe, turn the water on.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 1:51pm

by seansy59

I am "redoing" and adding on to a bit of my system this year alsp. I am going to wait till March/April to start, and will start the water for each zone I install, but I will drain the water out of each line once I test it for leaks BEFORE I fill in the trench since freezing and frost still happens. This includes your mainline. A little tedious, but will pay off if you want to start early and don't want to ruin anything else.

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 9:39am

by wsommariva

Start up date?

Hi everyone. I've started digging trenches for my new system. Don't want to test until there is no danger of freezing. May 15th is generally last day for frost in northern NJ. So, is there any estimated day where you pros in the area add water to new systems? Or is it a see as you go thing every Spring?