Considerations Before Pond Installation

A pond can be a great addition to your home. It adds new life to your yard while bringing your new place of peace. Before you jump right into the buying process, here are a couple of things to consider before your pond installation.

Decide on Location

You’ve heard it said before and it applies to your pond as well, “location, location, location.” Where you place your pond is vitally important for the future. Consider what will be around your pond. While always add great scenery, they also have roots which could interfere with your pond. Also, when you’re thinking about the pond also consider if you’ll add benches or chairs. Take this into consideration as you’re thinking about the size of your pond.

Check local regulations

If you have a neighborhood homeowners’ association, you may need the approval to add a pond to your property. There could be permits required from local agencies. Also, depending on your insurance, you may need to notify your insurance company when you install a water feature in your home.

Call your Utility Company

This is for your protection to ensure you don’t cut any of your lines underground. They’ll be able to mark your lines so no costly accidents happen.

Considering fish?

If you want to add fish to your pond, it will affect the depth of your pond. A deep pond will help keep your fish from freezing in those cold Ohio winters.

Call an Expert

Adding a pond to your home can significantly increase the experience you have outdoors. It’ll give your home the updated look you’re desiring while creating a new place of relaxation for you. There’s a lot to pond installation, which is why it’s best to call an expert. If you’re looking for pond installation in Springfield, Ohio, give us a call at Nature’s Own for a free quote and to walk you through it every step of the way.

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