If you’re looking for the best smart home technology, don’t overlook smart sprinkler controllers. And if you’re looking for the best smart sprinkler controllers, don’t overlook Skydrop. This is one smart home upgrade I would never want to live without now that I’ve got it setup and running. While there are other benefits, which I’ll discuss shortly, the big deal here for me is convenience. Lots and lots of convenience.
So if you’re unfamiliar with smart sprinkler controllers in general or with the Skydrop specifically, they basically let you remotely manage your sprinklers using your phone (or sometimes a browser). One of the big draws is that they can help you save money by using exactly how much water is needed — not a drop more. Additionally, the idea is to take all the hard work out of watering your landscape — something that Skydrop has definitely succeeded at. Using the Skydrop is kind of like hiring an expert to handle your landscape watering.
Let’s start by talking about the setup. It was easy. And that is coming from someone who had never installed anything sprinkler related before. Initially I have to admit I was a little nervous about messing with my sprinkler system, but I was pleasantly surprised by how smoothly and quickly the whole experience made.
There are some basic instructions ...