The 5 Best Irrigation Growth Articles From 2023

Now is a great time to take the opportunity to look back at the top Central irrigation articles of 2023 and see what changes you might want to make, and what solutions you might need, for your irrigation plans heading into 2024. Use these to help improve your current services, diversify your business, or find the best training resources available.

Save Time & Money for Your Business This Fall by Utilizing Remote Access Valves

Every year technology continues to improve and remote shut-off valves allow you to streamline your operations, saving you time and money. Once a remote shut-off valve is installed, your customer will never need to be home for you to complete spring startups, winterization, or system troubleshooting & repairs. Read more about this technology now!

Irrigation: Two Strategies for Diversification – Horizontal vs Vertical

Diversification is a very common tool that keeps businesses healthy in the long term and can be used as both a proactive or reactive strategy. The most diversified companies in the world lead with the mindset of, “don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” So, is diversification right for your business? Learn more below as Bruce Routzahn, Central’s Director of Sales and Business Development, explains what you need to know about diversification along with two different strategies that can help you boost the health and growth of your business.

Selling Irrigation System Upgrades During Spring Startup

The Spring Irrigation System Startup is always a good time to sell upgrades to your customers. In 2023, Spring offers a better than usual opportunity since many commercial customers did not use all their snow removal budget this past winter. These accounts with unused funds may be more willing to invest, right now, in improvements to make their irrigation systems more efficient. Read more now!

Ask the Expert: 6 Irrigation Training Resources To Grow Your Business

The winter months are all about preparing for the upcoming season. This includes purchasing and pricing strategies, marketing planning, and learning about new products.  In addition, now is the time to focus on training your team; whether it’s refreshing your team on material/systems they already know or learning new products or product updates, these months before the season really gets underway are crucial to making sure your team is ready. Click on the article to read more now!

Improve How You Navigate Projects with Commercial Services

Commercial irrigation contracting can offer many complex challenges during the bidding, installation and turnover phases.  Most veteran commercial contractors have horror stories about projects that went off the rails at some point.  In a few cases, they would have avoided these projects altogether or at least approached them differently.  At Central, we are here to help you navigate through the potential minefields to make the process as trouble-free and as profitable as possible.