You take your car into the shop for regular maintenance, you do a regular spring cleaning in your home, and you even take yourself to the doctor for regular checkups and physicals. Your pond and water features shouldn’t be any different. Here’s how often you need pond maintenance services to keep your pond at its best.
Once a Year
Just like car maintenance, spring cleaning, and regular physicals are needed to keep your car, house, and self healthy and in top shape, you should schedule regular maintenance for your pond and water features to keep them clean and looking great.
Here at Just Pondering, we recommend that you schedule pond maintenance services at least once a year to keep the ecosystem of your pond in balance and working properly. While you could schedule maintenance for any time of the year, it’s best to schedule it around the same time each year, so it doesn’t come as a shock to the ecosystem of your pond.
Pay Attention to Your Pond
While it’s important to schedule pond maintenance services at least once a year, there may be times that additional maintenance will be required. Your pond will make it fairly obvious when additional maintenance is needed. Here are some signs to watch for:
- Murky water
- Unpleasant odors
- Failed pH tests
- Gulping fish due to a lack of oxygen in the water
If you’ve noticed any of these signs in your pond or just need to schedule a regular pond maintenance service, give us a call today at Just Pondering.