Fall Services

Service For All Seasons

Standard Fall Shutdown

(1-visit process)

Clean up around the water feature

Cutting back of plants in pond & stream

Plumbing lines blown out & capped

Filters & skimmers cleaned

Shut down & removal of pumps

Water feature covered with netting

Deluxe Fall Shutdown

(2-visit process)

A two-visit process for an efficient winter shutdown, our first visit in the early-fall includes tenting/netting to prevent leaves from falling in the pond while leaving the pond running for the fall. Our second visit will be later in the year to remove the net (optional) and shut down the pond for winter.

First Visit

Cutting back of plants in pond & stream

Tenting or netting of the water feature 

Second Visit

Tent removal (optional)

Clean up around the water feature

Cutting back of plants in pond & stream

Shut down pumps & ensure they are stored properly

Plumbing lines blown out & capped

Water feature covered with netting

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Fall Drain & Clean Service

Fall leaves and debris can accumulate in your pond, and if left to decay, will negatively impact your water quality. Our comprehensive Drain & Clean service, which includes the trimming back of plants, ensures the health and beauty of your pond, while also preparing it for a vibrant comeback (and less work!) in the spring.

Autumn is also a great time to inspect your equipment to ensure it’s in proper working condition, giving you ample time to repair or replace any damaged equipment ahead of the cold months!

Deluxe Drain & Clean

Applicable to current customers with an existing pond

Exploratory Drain & Clean

Applicable to customers who:

  • Have not had their pond cleaned by GSK in 2+ years
  • Have never worked with GSK before but know the water feature & its history

Services include:

Drain, clean, rinse, and start the refill of the pond.

Remove pond sludge, excess debris, and leaves.

Remove fish from the pond and store in holding tanks.

Clean and power wash the entire water feature.

Clean up or cut back plants in pond and stream for healthy growth.

Observe fish health.

Inspect the lighting systems.

Clean and vacuum skimmer and BioFalls filters.

Inspect and clean filtration system and pumps.

Reconnect pumps after inspecting.

Make any recommendations for improvements or repairs.

Educate on cleaning and year-round pond care.

Provide quote for extended maintenance.

Standard Fall Shutdown

(close only)

Deluxe Fall Shutdown

(2 visits: tent & close)

Deluxe Drain & Clean Exploratory Drain & Clean
≤ 90 sf pond $515 $620 $830 $1,245
≤ 180 sf pond $620 $830 $1,035 $1,660
≤ 330 sf pond $725 $935 $1,650 $2,495
≥ 330 sf pond Starting at $830 Starting at $1,035 Starting at $2,075 Starting at $2,495
Pondless-Small $415 X $415 $620
Pondless-Medium $570 X $620 $830
Pondless-Large $775 X $935 $1,140

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