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Perth reticulation controller needs replacing?

Holman reticulation controller
Holman reticulation controller

Whether your retic timer is faulty or simply old and you are not able to program your required Perth watering days, we can help.

We replace reticulation timers in all Perth suburbs. We will fix your retic controller whether connected to mains water or a bore. If it is a plug-in style we send out our service man. If it needs hard-wiring to the mains power our electrician will attend.

Some retic controllers, like the Holman model pictured, look like they may be hard wired but this one actually had a plug pack transformer plugged into a power point in the roof.

We have compatible models to replace all brands of retic controllers including Holman, Rain Bird, Rainmaster, Hunter, Toro, Orbit, Richdel and Irritrol Rain Dial. We typically carry 6 and 9 station models in our mobile stock but we can get any size if required.

You can reach us on 9246 0111.

Failed reticulation controller South Perth

We had a call today from a customer in South Perth who reported her submersible bore was not working. She thought her Rain Master reticulation controller was OK because the screen still had a display.

Fix Retic controller
Rain Master Reticulation controller

We took out the 9 volt back up battery and the display disappeared. This simple home test showed there was either no mains power to the reticulation controller or its internal 24 volt transformer had failed. The reticulation controller needs a 24 volt output to switch the relay, that in turn starts the 240 volt single phase bore or 440 volt DOL starter in the case of a 3 phase pumps.

A bit of an investigation by our servicemen at the South Perth call out revealed that in this case the controller transformer HAD failed. We replaced the controller and there were smiles all round as the bore fired up and the sprinkler came on.

For any bore or reticulation repairs or maintenance in South Perth, Kensington, Como area and surrounds call us on 9246 0111 or book a retic service online HERE

Replace reticulation controller Carine

Total Eden had passed on a reticulation repair job for a customer in Carine, a suburb of Perth. Thanks to the Carine customer for the great review on the job we did for her.

The customer had a bore and their reticulation controller was faulty. One of our retic service team confirmed the reticulation controller needed to be replaced and we replaced the controller the next day. It was a standard outdoor model with built-in transformer.

Reticulation Controller Perth
Pro 469 Reticulation Controller

Thanks to Total Eden for the referral and thanks to the Carine customer for the kind comments and feedback about the friendly & knowledgeable team.

Another happy customer

We have fixed or replaced hundreds of faulty reticulation controllers. If you have a problem with your reticulation controller call us on 9246 0111 or book a reticulation service online HERE

We service all Perth suburbs.

Virgin bores & reticulation all suburbs Perth
Water bores & reticulation all suburbs Perth

Reticulation Controller Bayswater

 

Our reticulation service teams get calls from all over Perth to repair or replace reticulation controllers on 9246 0111.

Reticulation controller that needs replacing
Challenging reticulation service job Bayswater

It is hard to believe that one of these reticulation controllers was still connected and an operating part of the irrigation system in a Bayswater garden.

If you need to replace your retic controller we carry stock in our retic service vans so can do the job quickly.

Call us on 9246 0111 or book online We will repair any Perth reticulation systems whether off mains water or from a modern submersible bore

Thanks Bore Electrician Kewdale and Pump Replacement Carine

It is great to hear from happy customers and hear good reviews. Thank you! 9246 0111

Thanks for sending our specialist bore electrician to Kewdale
Thanks for sending our specialist bore electrician to Kewdale

Our experienced bore electrician Dave attended Russell’s Kewdale property, checked his system and supplied and fitted a new reticulation controller.

We also attended Philip’s Carine property where we replaced his .75 kw 2 wire submersible motor / pump and tested that everything was OK.

“Thank you for your teams excellent work just prior to Christmas. Having the bore operational again has been fantastic. Once again thank you and I am happy to recommend your services to anyone. Regards Phillip.”

If we can assist you with specialist bore electrical advise or pump replacement visit our website  HERE or phone Troy (ask him how his fishing is going) on 9246 0111

Reprogram Retic Controller

Recently we helped a lovely 91 year old vision impaired woman in the Melville area to reprogram her reticulation controller for summer. Note the Velcro on the middle button which helps her use her controller day to day. She still managed to maintain a lovely garden.

Orange hibiscus flower in garden
Orange hibiscus

….and for something completely different, these days you can operate your reticulation controller from your iphone. It uses your wi-fi network to access the internet. We have installed a number of these now and the homeowners find them very useful and they only cost a couple of hundred dollars more than a conventional reticulation controller.

If we can be of any assistance 9246 0111 or for more information have a read HERE

Reprogram reticulation controller
Reprogram reticulation controller

Retic Controller Replacement.

Our mobile service teams cover all Perth suburbs and are stocked with reticulation controllers, so if you need yours replaced we can do it quickly.

We can replace you reticulation controller whether it is hard wired into mains power or it is a plug-pack model plugged in to a power point.  We replace reticulation controllers that are running irrigation systems from mains water or operating water bores.

 

Rain Dial Retic Controller
Rain Dial Retic Controller
Reticulation Controller Perth
Pro 469 Reticulation Controller

 

There is also a retic controller you can operate from your iphone from anywhere in the world?

Retic controller operated remotely
Hydrawise reticulation controller

Call  us with a brief description of your controller and we will quote you a price for a fully installed replacement.  Call us on 9246 0111.    More info is available on our main website here

Retic Playing Up?

 Bore Retic controller
Rainmaster Retic Controller

Retic playing up?

Whether your reticulation system draws  water from a bore or from mains scheme water, if suddenly no water is coming out, the first thing to check is your reticulation controller.

Turn on the reticulation controller and set it to “run”, “manual”  or whatever iniates a manual start of station one.  Does the digital display look OK?  In most types of reticulation/iirigation controllers used in Perth you would expect to see time left to run counting down in the display. Consult your user manual for details. Retic controller manuals are often available online and some are available by clicking here.

Hunter Retic controller for bore.
Hunter Retic Controller

Make sure your controller is actually receiving 240 volts from mains power and not just running on the  9 volt back-up battery. 9 volts is not enough to open solenoid valves or start a 24 volt pump relay. Mains 240 V in controllers is stepped down to 24 V for operation of solenoid valves and relays. If it is a model that is plugged in to a power point you could try another appliance in that outlet.

Rain Dial Retic Controller
Rain Dial Retic Controller

If that all seems normal but there is no water try another station. Still no luck? If your system runs from mains scheme water then it may be that the “master” solenoid valve is not opening. If you can locate your master valve you should be able to manually open it. Some have an on/off lever or try rotating the coil about a quarter of a turn anti-clockwise. If you suddenly get water then congratulations you have found the problem!  If your system runs from a bore then check that the 240v or (or 440v if three phase)  pump isolation switch is turned on and that no circuit breakers are tripped. You should hear a pump start relay “click” or “clunk” somewhere when you start the system, indicating the retic controller is sending a signal as it should.

If none of the above has helped give us a call on 1300734 300 for further advice or to book one of our Perth mobile service men to fix the problem for you. Or visit our main website here for more info.

Bore or Retic Problem in Perth?

If you have a water bore or retic problem of any type anywhere in the greater Perth metropolitan area , call us 7 days!

9246 0111

Bore electrician working on a modern submersible bore head.

North of River:

Troy  0408454130

South of River:

Brett 0411511611

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Old well near Wanneroo
Old well near Wanneroo

Bore or Retic Problem in Perth?

If your Perth water bore or reticulation needs a service or repair call us 7 days a week on 9246 0111 or book online for water bore repair HERE or book online for reticulation repair HERE

 

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Turn off retic controller
Turn off retic controller

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