Imagine yourself sitting by the side of a lake. Perhaps it is a warm summer evening, you have a glass of cold white wine in your hand. There’s a gentle buzz of laughter from behind you. Nothing that would disturb you, but enough for you to know that other people are having exactly the same relaxing time as you. Are you relaxing just thinking about it?
It is a lovely picture isn’t it except when the reality is different from the imagination. And as it turns out the surface of the lake is covered by green algae which makes the idea of diving in about as attractive leaping into a pool of slime. Luckily there are aquatic weed control services out there who can help with the problems.
It turns out that keeping water looking inviting and serene is actually harder than you would imagine. Depending on the type of water you have there are all sort of things you need to consider to keep things looking their best. Algae control is one of the most obvious having your pool turn green is not an attractive proposition.
But there are other issues in these days of West Nile, you will want to make sure that the population of midges, gnats and mosquitos is properly under control. There’s no point having a lovely outdoors if you have to look at it through the window because you’re bitten to death.
Many people have a challenge dealing with a backyard pool when it comes to keeping the chemical balance right, so when you’re thinking of a bigger stretch of water having someone with a broad knowledge of water management makes sense even if it only comes down to a smaller job like maintaining a fountain. Now, back to that glass of wine.