Watering your lawn might not be something you think about very much: once you put your sprinklers on a schedule, watering can become a set-it-and-forget-it chore, even though it shouldn’t be. Switching up that schedule when it’s raining can help you save major bucks on your water bill and reduce your carbon footprint, but remembering to compare your settings to the forecast is easier said than done. The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller does the legwork for you and adjusts your use to save time and money.
The Rachio 3 installs in minutes and connects easily with the accompanying smartphone app, which keeps you up to date on your lawn’s needs. The controller uses Weather Intelligence technology to connect with local forecasts and alter your watering schedule, cutting back if there’s a storm to reduce waste and saving you up to 50% on your lawn’s watering bill. You can make even more detailed customizations by entering plant types, soil varieties, and sun exposure values into the app, keeping your grass and garden lush and appealing. Best of all, if you buy this smart sprinkler controller you’ll get to dip a toe in the world of smart homes by getting a free Google Home Mini (which links to your sprinkler and other electronics).
Usually the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller goes for $278.99, but right now it’s 17% off at $229.99 — plus you’ll get a free Google Home Mini (a $50 value).
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