Tag: maintenance

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Easy Summer Maintenance for Your Fountains

Although we’re pretty big fans of a good spring cleaning around here, a summer maintenance clean doesn’t hurt either. Remove Debris and Manage Algae With the number of summer storms we’ve had this year, it would be wise to take the time to remove pond debris. This will help your...
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Do This to Reduce Fountain Algae in the Summer

Without proper preventative measures, like installing an aerator, algae can quickly overtake your water. Ponds, lakes and many other bodies of water can easily become contaminated through poor mix and oxygen levels. Aeration and mixing are important because it ensures that water does not become stagnant and prevents algae...
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Improve Water Quality with a Spring Tune-Up

As we near springtime, both the temperatures of surface water and the shallow areas of ponds will begin to rise quickly. Due to the chill of winter, there will be an abundance of nutrients available, but without proper mixing and aeration, warming climates can quickly lead to a spring...
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New Year, New Expos!

Recap of Marina Dock Age Expo + See you in San Antonio at the Golf Industry Show 2018. Happy (belated) New Year and welcome to our first blog post for 2018! We are excited about the upcoming year and look forward to working with our existing customers and future...
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Protecting Your Fountains in the Winter

The Midwest can be brutal in winter. Our infamous ice storms cause damage to water pipes, trees, and basically anything outside. Whether you’re weathering snow storms, odd weather patterns, or another ice apocalypse, you need to make sure your aerator fountain pumps are ready. Taking the time to do a...
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What is a De-Icer? A Winter Solution to Fish Kill and Winter Aeration

Fall is officially here, reminding us that as temperatures drop, it’s important to get a head start on preparing your water for the cold months ahead. As ice freezes over, bodies of water can essentially be suffocated. Without penetrating sunlight and water movement, any natural aeration is eliminated. An...
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Specifying aerator size and quantity worldwide

The pond and lake management experts at Air-O-Lator know no boundaries. Unsure of how many aerators may be required or, if you need surface or sub-surface units to curb algae growth and stop odors? With tools like Google Maps and 40 years of experience, we will guide you in...
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Winterization Tips for Aerators and Fountains

Fall has arrived and winter is just around the corner. For many of you, it will soon be time to remove your fountains and aerators for winter storage. This is also a perfect time for those that operate equipment year-round to service your aerators and fountains. Maintaining and servicing...
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Wacky weather calls for aeration

It has been a very strange weather year across the nation. Unseasonably cool, snow in May, heavy rains with flooding, devastating tornados, record-breaking heat in the Northeast and Southwest. These events are impacting ecological problems in our water systems. From golf courses and irrigation systems to stormwater retention ponds...
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