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For most of us guys, there are few better things in life than a well manicured lawn. If we had to pin a reason as to why that is, it might have something to do with being able to directly see the crisp, green results of our labor or the zenful nature of going up and down our yard as we meticulously carve neat, logical paths.
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If you ask anyone that's ever done lawncare, they'll be the first to tell you it's no walk in the park. Factors like using the proper mowing deck length, buying the right fertilizers, and watering on a consistent basis all must be considered to achieve the most desirable lawn on the block. But lucky for us we live in a world where the technology has made it easier to handle the more scientific tasks—especially when it comes to watering.
Enter the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller. With over 8,700 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars on Amazon, it's quite possibly the most effective smart sprinkler controller on the market. The best part is the Rachio 3 just went on sale right before Father's Day.
For those unfamiliar for how hard watering a lawn can be, the task is more than just setting out a sprinkler every other day and letting it do its thing. Take a look to how golf courses manage their precious grass. Course managers track the weather to get the ground watered properly on stretches of days where the chance of precipitation is low. The managers also have to plot the sprinklers in a ranger where the water spreads evenly all throughout the course—failure to do so can result in dry patches or overly watered patches of grass.
What the Rachio 3 does is manage your home lawn from the comfort of your smartphone. All you have to do is remove your old controller and attach the existing wires to the Rachio 3. It's worth mentioning those without a pre-established sprinkler system in there yard will have to set one up—the Rachio 3 is just the controller for the system, after all. But if you've held off on installing in a sprinkler system the Rachio 3 is the perfect reason to justify the investment.
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Take for example the Rachio 3's water scheduling. The controller will watch the weather and set up a custom watering schedule that maximizes growth while limited your water bill. Rachio 3 is has Exclusive Weather Intelligence that will automatically skip watering schedules when there's impromptu rains, freezes, and other interruptions.
Lastly the Rachio 3 can be controlled from anywhere. So if you wake up on a Sunday and want to stay in bed for a few more hours you can open your app and monitor your watering schedule and the data on how much water you're using.
The time to upgrade your lawn is now! Pick up a Rachio 3 now just in time for Father's Day and pass one out to paps on the big day—and buy one to keep for yourself too.
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