Pond Opening

Tips For Pond Openings:

  Check your winter air pump

  Clear out any debris in your pond

  Keep your bubbler going until the pond crew arrives (circulation in your pond is important)

Depending on the weather, pond openings begin in late March or early April. Our team opens 400+ ponds each season, please be sure to sign for your opening ASAP. The deposit of $85.00 will be returned towards the cost of the opening when it completed.

Fill in our Opening Form and send in a deposit.

**All pond cleanings are charged hourly.

The cleaner your pond is, the quicker and cheaper the opening will be.

Deposit amounts may vary! Call for details:

$ 75.00 - SMALL POND under 500 gallons, plastic pond, pondless, no fish, fountains
$ 85.00 - MEDIUM POND 500 gallons-1,000 gallons, up to 10'/12', plants, fish
$ 95.00 - LARGE POND over 1,000 gallons, big Koi, multiple pumps, deep ponds
$160.00 - EXTRA LARGE ponds over 2,000 gallons, multiple pumps, double waterfalls

Labor Rates:

Level 1: $65.00 per hour - basic ponds with (1) filter & (1) waterfall with single falls/skimmer. Most pondless falls & single bubbling rocks are in this category & ponds under 1,000 gallons.

Level 2: $75.00 per hour - Large ponds with (2) filters or more. Ponds that require more than (1) tub to contain fish. Ponds 1,000-2,000 gallons, with large filter systems. Any pond that has an automatic filler valve.

Level 3: $85.00 per hour - Larger ponds that require on shore pumps, pool systems, etc. Ponds 2,000-3,000 gallons, heavy fish loads, & take over 3.5 hours to clean.

Level 4: $95.00 per hour - Ponds over 3,000 gallons that take more than (5) hours to clean. Ponds with multiple pumps, UV lights, & bottom drains. LED lights installation or light repairs, new lighting systems.

Level 5: $105.00 per hour - Plumbing repairs, leaks, and waterfalls rebuilding/patching. Any service calls that have repairs, rebuilding, restacking, where build team is needed. Custom water features that have hidden pumps, plastic trays to be removed, and custom water features.

Debris rates = $5.00 per bucket hauled away

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