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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.

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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
Knowsley£25£175
South Ayrshire£22£176
Suffolk Coastal£18£158
Salisbury£52£317
Swale£43£209
Wealden£25£207
Bradford£25£186
Oldham£30£191
Lancaster£21£190
Edinburgh£30£218

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
Stoke-on-Trent£24£195
Birmingham£29£177
Bradford£23£170
Pembrokeshire£22£200
Basildon£29£208
Maidstone£28£215
Broadland£20£176
Ipswich£21£181
Test Valley£29£205
Dumfries & Galloway£20£160

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Suffolk Coastal£30£222
Stoke-on-Trent£27£200
Rochester-upon-Medway£46£360
Bassetlaw£28£234
Dacorum£41£254
Waverley£40£281
Sandwell£30£210
Salford£30£212
Cheltenham£32£249
Newcastle-under-Lyme£26£196

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Oxfordshire£29£229
Canterbury£25£220
West Wiltshire£55£275
West Lothian£21£175
Guildford£23£180
North East Lincolnshire£15£100
South Ayrshire£12£75
North Lincolnshire£15£150
Newbury£22£168
Caerphilly£18£152

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Breckland£30£240
Stafford£65£300
Dudley£62£338
Flintshire£33£293
Swale£34£232
Slough£51£283
West Wiltshire£25£130
Dacorum£53£281
Edinburgh£20£160
Harrogate£47£245

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stratford-on-Avon£12£100
Thamesdown£16£115
Erewash£48£256
Crewe & Nantwich£18£116
Havant & Waterloo£18£132
East Hampshire£18£138
Nuneaton & Bedworth£15£186
Scarborough£25£225
Southampton£14£116
North East Lincolnshire£35£264

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
Solihull£33£243
North Wiltshire£42£362
Birmingham£28£176
Blackburn£34£128
Colchester£42£173
Wycombe£27£153
Erewash£36£273
Fife£30£250
Windsor & Maidenhead£41£231
Braintree£55£120

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
Trafford£38£235
Havant & Waterloo£41£248
Breckland£34£240
Wealden£49£270
Exeter£37£247
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£43£280
North Somerset£38£242
West Lothian£39£273
Glasgow£39£260
Milton Keynes£47£267

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Waveney£38£254
Waverley£50£273
Kirklees£33£217
Poole£45£280
Torbay£38£276
Isle of Wight£39£236
Wrexham Maelor£37£210
Warrington£38£226
Cherwell£45£247
Basingstoke & Deane£48£254

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£25£176
North Ayrshire£19£162
Wakefield£21£152
Neath Port Talbot£21£159
Leeds£21£156
Bristol£23£169
Nuneaton & Bedworth£21£160
Liverpool£23£157
North Tyneside£21£151
North Wiltshire£20£160

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