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What to do with sprinkler pipe under spiral staircase foundation?

Does the pipe run in a straight line? If not, perhaps it can be rerouted without needing to cut & join it, but rather just digging a new trench offset to the "shorter" side. ...
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What to do with sprinkler pipe under spiral staircase foundation?

A pipe rupture beneath the foundation could cause soil subsidence that will destroy your staircase. For that reason I would now route the pipe far from the staircase. Cut it inside the hole you dug, ...
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What to do with sprinkler pipe under spiral staircase foundation?

It is not even hard PVC pipe which might be ok. safest option is (a), reroute. I had few of those (black hoses) suddenly leaking without reason.
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What to do with sprinkler pipe under spiral staircase foundation?

Dig the hole bigger. Buy four elbows, some pipe clamps and some extra pipe. Turn off the water for that pipe. Cut the pipe and with the elbows have it go around the box. Make your footing and no ...
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Is it ok to split the hose bib for underground irrigation

Some partial answers (I'm not a pro) Pros I've seen use 1" pipe from the meter to the valve box and 3/4" for long runs out to the heads. I can't quantify it but I'd imagine using 1/2" ...
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Does sprinkler control wire entering the house need to be grounded?

No, the low-volt sprinkler cable does not need to be grounded. Consider it similar to the thermostat wiring in an HVAC system. They are isolated from the AC power distribution by a transformer. Even ...
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