Irrigation Winterization | Urbandale, West Des Moines, & Waukee, IA | Ultimate Lawn Services

Irrigation Winterization in Urbandale, West Des Moines, Waukee, IA & Nearby Cities

Our irrigation winterization service runs from mid-October through the beginning of December.

With winter comes freezing temperatures, and that can be hard on an irrigation system. If the system is not properly decommissioned, it could result in costly headaches! Our irrigation winterization service will ensure that your system is prepared for the cold and includes turning off the main water valve, blowing out water with an air compressor, shutting off timers, and more. This service is available from mid-October through the beginning of December, before the first freeze of the year. We also offer irrigation start-up services to reactivate your irrigation system to get you back up and running in the spring!

Our irrigation winterization service is available to commercial, residential, and HOA property owners in Urbandale, IA and nearby cities like West Des Moines, Waukee, Grimes, and Ankeny. We'd love to hear how we can help you next!


Our irrigation winterization service will include turning off the water valve, blowing out all the water, and more.

Professional turning off timer on valve for irrigation system in Grimes, IA.

We'll send the best of the best to your property to ensure that your irrigation system is more than ready for the cold winter months that lay ahead. Our winterization service will include:

  • Turning off the main water valve: Our professionals will turn off the main water valve to prevent any additional water from entering the irrigation system and freezing.
  • Blowing out all water from the system: We'll use a large air compressor and hook it up to the irrigation lines to blow out all the water from your system.
  • Shutting off the controller: Shutting off the controller to your system will switch off the timers and clocks so that your system will not be trying to run on empty.

When do we offer irrigation winterization?

We offer winterization from mid-October through the beginning of December to prepare irrigation systems before the first freeze of the year. The best option is to schedule your winterization early – you don't want to be caught off guard in case a freeze comes earlier in the season! This will also set your mind at ease since you won't need to worry about whether or not your irrigation system is ready for the winter because you know it'll be handled by our professional team.


We also offer irrigation start-ups in spring!

Irrigation start up by professional in Grimes, IA.

With your irrigation system well taken care of for the winter, don't forget that come warmer weather, it'll need to be properly reactivated! If your system isn't turned on correctly come spring, the shock of water can damage pipes and delay delivery of the water your lawn will need. Our irrigation start-up service will get you back up and running in the spring and includes turning on the water supply, checking the sprinkler head in each zone for optimal performance, and making any adjustments to your zones or controller settings for efficient water use.

We back all our services with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!


Call us today to schedule your irrigation winterization!

Our team at Ultimate Lawn Services understands more than anything how important quality customer service is. When it comes to making decisions, our first and foremost consideration is going to be if it makes the experience or results better for our customers. We're diligent about everything we do, making sure to go by the book so that no detail is missed! You can count on us to take as good of care of your irrigation system as we would with our own. If you're in Urbandale or a surrounding area in Iowa like West Des Moines, Waukee, Grimes, and Ankeny, call (515) 371-0896 today to schedule your winterization service!