Ponds will require some maintenance, especially when the weather is warmer. Below you will find tools that we recommend which will help you keep your water as clean as possible whilst making the upkeep simple and easy.
Essential Tools And Tips To Help Maintain Your Pond
Pond Razer Cutter
Weed cutters are the perfect tool for cutting many types of lake or pond vegetation. They are ideal for cutting cattails, milfoil, lily pads, and more with little resistance. You will be able to clear your aquatic vegetation swiftly and easily with a weed cutter.
A pond skimmer is a crucial pond cleaning tool. These are sometimes just called pond nets, and it can be wise to invest in two types. A heavy-duty skimmer will remove leaves, duckweed, watermeal, weed fragments, algae, and more. The other is a net designed to help remove sludge, which can be a huge problem in ponds.
The rake is an essential pond cleaning tool that is best used after you have cut vegetation with your weed cutter. The rake is also great for removing muck and anything floating in your pond.
Most often, muck and the floating matter will gather around the edges of the pond simply because the water is shallower. However, leaves and other debris still do find their way into the middle of the pond and it's best to remove it as quickly as possible to preserve the water quality. Most rakes often come with a rope that you can toss out into the middle of the pond to help remove the debris.
The tools we have covered above will help you maintain your pond quickly and efficiently however it is still essential to combine this with other equipment and chemicals such as aerators, beneficial bacteria, herbicides, and more to ensure a healthy and stable ecosystem.