Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller review

Caring for your lawn requires a bit of precision, and it can be difficult to tell when you’ve given your lawn the right amount of water to ensure it is healthy. If you don’t give your grass enough water, the blades will lose their spring and begin to turn yellow or brown. Overwatering, however, can be worse because it drowns the grass and damages the soil so new grass will not be able to grow.

Rachio claims to have an answer. The company’s smart sprinkler controller is designed to deliver all the water your plants need. The system can be customized according to “plant type, soil type, sun exposure, slope and spray head,” and it can predict weather changes to automatically adjust your watering schedule to deliver the right amount of water. The unit promises that installation takes less than an hour and reduces monthly water bills up to 30 – 50 percent. Additionally, the Rachio 3 smart sprinkler controller works with most sprinkler systems.

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