Key Tips to a Full Pond Maintenance
Dealing pond maintenance may seem to be a difficult task especially if you are tasked to clean the entire pond. The task is not only time-consuming but also requires a ton of effort to do all the work load in cleaning the pond. A lot of pond owners nowadays hire someone for maintenance, however, it would be better for the owner to experience himself the maintenance work.
Here are some of the essential tips for you to perform a maintenance to your pond.
There may be some plants you have within or beside of your pond, you will be pulling them out but for some important plants you would be needing some buckets or perhaps pots for you to transfer them momentarily away from the pond. Now if you find any excess dried leaves, dirt and plants materials, you might want to remove them away from the pond and dispose them properly to avoid the growth of weed.
Now if you have pond accessories you should be needing some help from an expert to remove all the pumps, fountains, filters and under water lightings, it is important also to also clean them before putting them back in the pond. If there are any breakage or expired accessories you can replace them and perhaps if you want to add some more you can, to make you pond more beautiful and elegant than ever.
Removing the Water
Perhaps this may be the most difficult task in cleaning you pond, draining all the water. Let us say you some fish inside you pond, practically speaking you will catching them all first before draining all the water. When you are done catching all your fish then you can start draining all the water in your pond. As of the moment you can place all of your fishes inside a bucket or container as you eagerly clean their pond.
Clean the Pond
First off, remove all unnecessary things inside your pond like pebbles, rocks, stones and even sludge. Perhaps there are algae on the side of your pond you might want to scrub them all out and work your scrubbing in every corner of the pond. Also check for any leakage inside the pond and patch them all up.
Restoring the Water
Restoring the water back to your pond would be the last thing you might do, seeing everything place back to where it is, is quite gratifying. However before fill it all up, pre-fill the pond first to check the pumps are all working. Keep in mind to let the pump running as you fill the pond with water, in order to circulate the water and to aerate it.
So these are some of the practical tips to keep in mind in pond maintenance, but if you want some professional to do it click here to view a complete list of them.