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Pond & SwimPond Maintenance Tips for Every Season
Keep your swimming pond in tip top condition all year long with our expert maintenance tips. From winterising to algae control, we have you covered! We supply a maintenance service which is unrivalled however Healthy ponds are happy ones! Here’s some tips to keep your pond healthy and thriving through the seasons. Spring Start cleaning. […]Read more ›
Benefits and Drawbacks of SwimPonds
A pond is one of the most versatile landscaping features you can add to your property. Whether you require your Pond for swimming, to home beautiful fish or to be at peace with nature and produce an habitat for wildlife it can be just a few steps from your door! Read on for our take […]Read more ›
Understanding SwimPond Filtration
Swimpond filtration can seem a bit complicated, the different types of filtration specified depend on the size of project and location the pond is being installed. Here, I thought it was important to talk about filtration and swimming ponds and how Ponds by Michael Wheat work to design a sustainable pond that you can enjoy […]Read more ›
Why Should I Hire An Expert?
Spring is finally on the horizon – and not a moment too soon – did you know that now is the best time to start the process of getting a SwimPond installed? After all, start the process today and you could be sitting (or swimming) in your beautiful new SwimPond in just a few short […]Read more ›
The Benefits of Coldwater Swimming
Of course, naturally, there are months which would be better to swim in (the summer). However, did you know that there are benefits of swimming in cooler water? Here I will discuss the benefits that we research, why swimming in a natural swim pond is the best idea for you, and the best for your […]Read more ›
What Is The Process Of Installing A SwimPond?
Throughout the entire process, we ensure we keep our clients up to date with our progress, and collaboratively we work on the aesthetic and structure of the design and practical steps to bring a dream swimpond to life. Nothing happens without our clients’ say so! Step 1: You make a phone call to Ponds by […]Read more ›
International Men’s Day – The Michael Wheat Story
Did you know that November marks International Men’s Day? As a business, we are proud of our diverse workforce, from our teams in the office to our staff who, across the year, come rain or shine, are out on-site bringing to life clients’ dream ponds. I wanted to take the opportunity this week to toot […]Read more ›
How Do Natural SwimPonds Work?
It’s a question I get asked a lot. And the answer isn’t simple While companies use different methods and materials, the objective is the same: to reduce the nutrients in the water and prevent algae from growing to keep the water clear. Some companies pump the water through the shingle that acts as a filter, […]Read more ›
World Suicide Prevention Day
Did you know that September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day? Through previous blogs, I have discussed the mental health benefits of beautiful ponds in your outdoor space, which have proven improved mood, promoted relaxation and positive mental health, and lowered clients’ blood pressure.Read more ›