Retic Controllers Perth

Reticulation Controllers

As part of our full system overhauls, we supply and install a range of reticulation controllers. One of the main things you want to look for in a controller is reliability and functionality.

Think about what you want the controller to do. Will you need more stations in the future? If you have a bore, will you ever be switching to mains water supply at a later date? If so, you may need additional stations at this point.

Finding a reticulation controller with the right number of stations for both now and the future is important. Also making sure you have enough wires pre-laid to match the controller’s capability is very important. Once that concrete is down round the house it’s not simple to get more wires through.

Luke Porter Owner

Do you travel a lot and need the function for controlling your irrigation from your phone remotely?

Many controllers have a rain sensor function, and some take live weather data and use this to adjust the watering.

Having a reliable, quality brand is important as well, after all Perth is an extremely hot place and a reticulation controller is the ‘Brain’ of the system. Without it nothing works. So choose wisely.

We normally use Rainbird as we have found over the long term, they have been the most reliable for us.

Rainbird ESP-Me

This is our long-term favourite. Luke our director has been using these for many years. In terms of reliability and function you can’t go wrong.

ESP-Me Series Controllers

A flexible irrigation controller solution, supporting from 4 – 22 stations and a WiFi upgrade.

With 4- to 22-station scalability, the ESP-Me helps you better serve your customers. Install the same controller on residential and light commercial sites – the more stations you add, the more you save, providing you and your customers with more value for the money.

Best of all, you can upgrade the ESP-Me by simply installing a LNK™ WiFi Module, without having to replace the entire unit.

Make your controller SMART by adding the EPA WaterSense labeled LNK Wifi module and WR2 rain sensor.


Rainbird ESP-Me

Rainbird ESP-TM2

These are a great little controller and come with a range of cool features. They are easy to use as well.

ESP-TM2 Series Controllers

Simple, Flexible and Reliable for Residential Applications

The ESP-TM2 irrigation controller is the perfect option for basic residential solutions. Building upon Rain Bird’s legacy of The Intelligent Use of Water®, this controller offers simple water saving features that you will actually use.

With the flexibility of 3 programs and 4 start times available per program, you can tailor your watering schedule to your landscape’s needs.

The ESP-TM2 provides the Extra Simple Programming interface you are familiar with in a controller that is built to last!

Best of all, you can upgrade the ESP-TM2 into a WiFi-enabled controller by simply installing a new LNK2 WiFi Module, without having to replace the entire unit.

Make your controller SMART with EPA WaterSense certification by adding the LNK2 WiFi module and a WR2 rain sensor.


Rainbird ESP-TM2

Rainbird Tap timer

If you are looking for a tap timer that has the basic function of a controller and is better quality than your average type than this one is worth considering.

Electronic Garden Hose Watering Timer


Automate your hose-end sprinklers, drip irrigation system or soaker hose for better scheduling consistency with this easy-to-use digital controller. Combining sophisticated programming flexibility along with extra rugged design for season-long outdoor use, this versatile timer provides worry-free watering convenience.

  • Easy-to-use 7-day digital timer with advanced features
  • Ideal for Rain Bird hose-end sprinklers and drip irrigation kits
  • Use for watering all around your yard
  • Working temperature: keep from freezing – 110°F (maximum)
  • Instant override buttons for Rain Delay (cancel watering) and Water Now (manual watering)
  • Ideal for use with Rain Bird hose-end sprinklers and drip irrigation kits
  • “Water Now” and “Cancel” buttons allow overriding programs instantly when desired
  • Displays program status such as next scheduled cycle and time remaining on current cycle
  • Intended for outdoor use with cold water only
  • Program up to two watering times per day, any day(s) of the week
  • Uses two AA batteries (not included)


Rainbird Tap timer

The Original Rainbird Controller

This reticulation controller may be older than you. And yes, its fully automatic and still working pin pull system and all! We have come across these old working controllers many times. It goes to show Rainbirds quality.

The Original Rainbird Controller

Thank you for visiting our controller page. There are other brands out there and we are happy to install them if they are reputable and high quality. Just ask us.

Why use Retic



Why Choose Retic Renovation


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Our Process


Site Visit

During our initial consultation, I come to your home or business to assess the situation in person. This is crucial for tailoring our services to meet your specific needs.

What You Get:

  • Written Estimate: Provided if possible within the consultation duration.
  • On-Site Advice: Immediate insights based on direct assessment.
  • Project Understanding: Clarity on what needs doing and the time frame involved.
  • Flexible Costing: Due to the variable nature of work, exact costs may not always be immediately available.
  • We can do advice-only consults as well! Book us in for an hour to pick our brains!
  • Cost: Typically, $330 for 60 minutes. This fee covers the consultation and basic evaluation. Note that larger properties or more complex jobs may incur additional charges.
  • Installations and Further Evaluations: $330 for an on-site consult, $220 per hour off-site to prepare estimations for larger jobs or full installs. Extended site visits for installations involve comprehensive pressure tests and discussions about the project, requiring more than the initial hour to develop a detailed proposal.
  • Consultation Scheduling: Consultations are usually on Fridays between 7 AM and 1 PM, and occasionally on Saturdays or other days. We value this time as it allows us to fully engage with your project without rushing, ensuring we understand every detail.

We Do the Work!

Upon your approval of our written proposal, which you’ll receive via email, simply respond to schedule the commencement. We handle every aspect of the job, whether large or small. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality workmanship and ensuring all tasks are completed efficiently and to your satisfaction. This phase of our service includes managing all aspects of the project from start to finish, ensuring that every detail is taken care of.

  • We aim to minimize disruption to your daily routine and maximize efficiency, all while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality.
  • We provide estimates, not fixed quotes.
  • All time on the job is billed, ensuring transparency in billing.
  • Minimum project duration is 2 hours.
  • We can do a consultation only for $330 for an hour if you wish to pick our brains but then do the work yourself!
  • We don’t provide plans but can offer videos of the work upon request. This allows you to see the progress of the job and understand the work involved.
Enjoy Your Reticulation System!

Cost Breakdown:

  • Initial Consultation: Starts from $330, including GST, covering our call-out and the first hour on site.
  • Call-Out Fee: $110 including GST.
  • Hourly Rate: $220 per hour, including GST, charged for all time spent on the job.
  • Advice Only: $110 call out and $220 per hour

Parts: Charged at retail pricing, additional to labour.

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