A pond makes a lovely, eye-catching centerpiece for your outdoor landscaping, whether you're growing lily pads and water flowers or housing ornamental fish like Koi. Surrounded by beautiful plants, decorative stone paths, and tasteful landscape lighting, outdoor water features can bring life to your backyard and joy to homeowners and guests.
Unfortunately, these beautiful ponds are also prone to leaks. If you’re constantly having to refill the pond or notice that the surrounding area is soft or partly submerged, you likely have a leak in your pond. But repairing and replacing leaks can be a relatively simple DIY fix with the help ofLiquid Rubber Neopond Sealant. Learn how toseal a pond like a pro with our easy-to-follow instructions.
There are several reasons that ponds leak, and when you determine the cause or causes of your pond leak, you can properly repair it yourself and take steps to prevent future leaks. If, however, you aren't entirely sure where the leak is, or if you notice that soft spots in your lawn are leading away from your pond, you may have a leaking pipe that may require a plumber.
Here are some signs that your pond itself has a leak:
Many pond leak causes can be fixed, but it's important to find all of them before you start resealing the pond. If tree roots cause leaks, you may wish to hire a professional landscaper or arborist to remove or replant the tree. Leaks caused by animal damage may require a professional exterminator or pest control service before fixing the leak.
Liquid Rubber's Neopond Sealant is an easy-to-apply complete pond sealant that preserves all the construction materials of your pond and protects your water feature from leaks.
Here is a complete guide for prepping, coating, and finishing your pond:
A beautiful, leak-free pond is the centerpiece of your outdoor landscaping. In addition to the easy-to-follow instructions above, we've also included some tips to ensure that your project is successful:
Because you need at least three to four coats of the Liquid Rubber Neopond Sealant, and because the membrane takes at least three to five days to cure, it's essential to check the long-term weather forecast for your area to ensure that no unexpected storms damage your pond sealant.
Your pond can be a beautiful centerpiece of your outdoor landscaping, adding a peaceful and eye-catching feature to the space. To keep your pond a thing of beauty for years, it's essential to use the right kind of materials and quality sealants to prevent leaks.TheLiquid Rubber family of products is ideal for your outdoor pond project. Developed with functionality and ease of application in mind, they’re created to be non toxic for plants, fish, and people. Liquid Rubber Neopond Sealant is solvent-free, easy to apply, and built to protect your pond for years to come.