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You might be asking yourself,Don’t you explore a pond when you clean it normally? What’s the difference? We typically perform an Exploratory Drain and Clean when the pond owner is unfamiliar with the pond and its elements or the pond hasn’t been maintained in several years. The initial steps are very similar to our Complete […]

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Does My Pond Need Cleaning?

April 24, 2018 // By Scott Brown

A well-balanced pond usually requires minimal effort to maintain, although it does need cleaned periodically. There are two main reasons for cleaning your pond; biological and aesthetic. Below are some signals that your pond might need to be cleaned. If you decide your pond needs attention you can contact us here. Biological Overload Leaves and […]

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How To Clean Your BioFalls

March 27, 2018 // By Scott Brown

BioFalls is a type of Biological Filtering system that provides a home for beneficial bacteria to grow and flourish. The bacteria is what works to breakdown and remove harmful waste from your pond’s water using a natural process called “Bio-Filtration”. Tips and Tidbits for you to know… Signs it’s time to clean your BioFalls include: […]

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My Pond Is Frozen What Do I Do Now?

March 22, 2018 // By Scott Brown

During the cold winter months, it’s especially important to keep an eye on your ponds water level. As layers of ice form water levels begin to drop. Levels can be checked at the skimmer box or along the pond’s edge. The water level dropping too low can result in your pump “sucking air” instead of […]

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The question is should I feed my Koi fish in my backyard Pond NOW?   As the weather warms up and your fish become more active you may think their hungry, and it’s only natural to want to feed them.  The best advice we can give is BE PATIENT & WAIT. This early in the season, […]

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Is My Pond Leaking?

March 22, 2018 // By Scott Brown

We often get phone calls from customer making one simple statement; “I think my pond leaking.” If you have made this call to Damascus Enterprises, then you have either heard or seen this process done before. Before you Suspect a LeakIf your pond is losing water slowly over time, say an inch every day or […]

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Yikes – My Pond Has String Algae

March 22, 2018 // By Scott Brown

If you have ever owned a backyard pond then you probably know about string algae. It’s the hairy green mess that grows on your water falls, down your stream and in your pond.  Instead of sitting out on the patio and enjoying your pond, your time is spent walking around and pulling this slimy muck […]

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Have you ever had to ask yourself “Did I add a scoop of beneficial bacteria to the pond this week?” Are you afraid of adding beneficial bacteria because you don’t want to add too much or too little? Maybe you didn’t even know that you should be adding at least beneficial bacteria to your pond […]

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Every year, our team at Damascus Enterprises meets with well over 100 households around MD/DC/VA area regarding their Pond and Water Feature installation and maintenance needs.  On occasion we have been asked who some of our biggest competitors are. We’ve never been ones to shy away from being blatantly honest when it comes to competition, and we want […]

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