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Why do you need a garden pond construction and maintenance specialist?

The construction of a pond in your garden can providing a relaxing, peaceful space, a perfect retreat to escape from the everyday hustle and bustle of life. But installing a garden pond can be difficult. It must be constructed properly, designed appropriately for the size of your garden, and regularly maintained to ensure it keeps on looking beautiful.

It’s a common misconception that pond owners can assume the job is finished once their garden pond is constructed. In reality, they require significant maintenance work: the water must be checked regularly and changed at least once a year, while oxygen needs to be pumped into the water for fish and pond plants to thrive. Pond fish also attract predators, such as wild birds, and without proper protection, your fish may die. Maintaining a garden pond requires physical effort and incurs ongoing costs.

We all lead busy lives and not all of us have the time — or the skills and expertise — to maintain a garden pond. A pond construction and maintenance specialist can provide oxygen to your pond, help you acquire clean pond water, and even advise you on which type of pond to build and which fish to purchase. Then once it’s up and running, pond cleaning services near you can make sure it stays sparkling and pristine. HaMuch can help you find the right people for the job.

What does a garden pond design, construction and maintenance specialist do?

If you’re looking to build a pond and fill it with plant and animal life, a specialist can help. Building and maintaining your pond relies on three essential points: water, backdrop and surroundings. Typical tasks of a pond construction specialist include:

  • Garden pond design and construction: A pond construction and maintenance expert will select the right pond design for your garden and construct it using specialist tools, ensuring it not only looks the part but is also compliant with health and safety rules. They can install a pump and water for clean water flow, and also help you choose the best plant life and fish for easy maintenance and care — especially if you do not have a lot of time to dedicate to maintenance and simply want to enjoy your garden.
  • Garden pond maintenance services: A pond specialist will provide the necessary maintenance of your garden pond according to the seasons of the year.
  • Pond cleaning: There may come a time when your pond requires a thorough clean, especially if it is not appropriately maintained. A garden pond cleaning service can carry this out without affecting the life of the mini-ecosystem.
  • Winter maintenance: A specialist can maintain your pond effectively during the winter season, protecting your fish and plant life from frost and snow.

How to find a pond construction and maintenance service near you?

To find pond construction services and pond cleaning companies near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with specialists in pond construction or pond maintenance in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to specialist gardeners in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Compare the different pond construction or pond maintenance costs from the various contractors to help you decide which one is right for you.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Once you’ve found the perfect pond specialist for you, why not give the rest of your garden some much-needed love and attention? HaMuch lists reliable gardeners who specialise in a variety of tasks, from installing garden irrigation systems to masonry and paving work.

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gardener near London£38£258
Gardener near Birmingham£124£138
Gardener near Leeds£55£194
Gardener near Glasgow£26£219
Gardener near Sheffield£22£173
Gardener near Bradford£45£177
Gardener near Liverpool£32£230
Gardener near Edinburgh£23£179
Gardener near Manchester£27£180
Gardener near Bristol£28£213

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gedling£30£216
Wirral£26£180
Wakefield£25£186
Windsor & Maidenhead£38£238
Neath Port Talbot£23£170
Poole£33£227
Dundee£25£204
Eastleigh£29£207
Blackburn£29£196
Dudley£24£197

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newport£22£182
Chester£25£167
North Lincolnshire£19£158
Bedford£31£224
Wolverhampton£33£176
Cambridge£26£215
Epping Forest£36£221
Nuneaton & Bedworth£27£185
Sevenoaks£29£211
Harrogate£22£162

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Lanarkshire£28£237
Amber Valley£26£194
Milton Keynes£35£240
Aberdeenshire£33£277
Rochester-upon-Medway£46£360
Cherwell£36£217
Huntingdonshire£31£226
Conway£57£340
Norwich£33£260
Bassetlaw£28£234

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Portsmouth£24£167
Birmingham£124£138
Salford£25£172
Thamesdown£31£212
Torbay£18£142
Huntingdonshire£16£140
South Gloucestershire£26£190
Teignbridge£16£128
Warrington£43£300
Aberdeen£25£200

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Scottish Borders£23£165
Exeter£45£257
West Lothian£22£205
Bedford£65£237
Leicester£16£150
Poole£79£205
Belfast£28£147
Halton£34£226
Coventry£27£146
Wakefield£39£281

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Colchester£15£125
Eastleigh£14£116
Epping Forest£15£139
Thanet£10£80
Bridgend£11£110
Northampton£21£172
Salisbury£30£180
Bath & North East Somerset£22£204
Luton£20£152
Horsham£16£109

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Portsmouth£38£225
Lisburn£35£210
Wakefield£32£217
Dudley£24£169
Teignbridge£38£225
Warwick£37£244
Luton£43£245
Broxtowe£36£278
Canterbury£38£240
Windsor & Maidenhead£40£229

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dundee£40£272
Sunderland£39£249
West Lothian£39£273
South Gloucestershire£38£250
Charnwood£42£226
Carmarthenshire£30£198
Salisbury£39£271
Bournemouth£43£274
Waverley£53£280
Canterbury£44£260

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
East Hampshire£40£248
Mid Sussex£46£265
Waverley£51£275
Kingston-upon-Hull£34£207
Plymouth£30£232
East Hertfordshire£49£267
Flintshire£36£222
Wakefield£34£219
Oxford£47£266
Bury£46£236

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Basildon£26£176
Tendring£21£156
North Somerset£23£170
Glasgow£20£161
Epping Forest£31£194
Warrington£23£172
Southampton£28£174
Teignbridge£20£165
Lancaster£20£135
Barnsley£19£146
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