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How do you determine how much product to use?
Customers are always asking us for advice on how much product to use in their ponds. Due to the labeling requirements we are limited to, there is not always a clear cut answer in the customer's hands. Before you begin, there are numerous factors to take into consideration when it comes to product dosing. Without knowing the full picture, you run the risk of wasting your time, energy, and money.
Potable Water & Pond Treatment
More than half of Ohio residents get their drinking water from surface water sources. This results in many residential properties having their own ponds for their everyday needs. You would probably not want to take a straw to your pond water as it is now. You would first need special filtration set in place to make the non-potable water into potable water, safe for human consumption.
Propylene Glycol vs. Glycerin
Propylene glycol and glycerin vegetable are two products that are often confused with one another, with good reason. The two alcoholic compounds seem practically identical at first glance, which might make those not familiar with them have a hard time understanding which product they want to purchase. They are both used in many different products ranging from the chemical, food, cosmetic, to pharmaceutical industries. This blog post will clear up any misunderstandings between the two chemicals and help you determine what is best for you.
Halloween Fog
Having a "monster bash"? Transform your space into the creepiest spot in the neighborhood with Halloween Fog.
The Difference Between Rust Kutter & Rust Remover
Rust can not only be an eyesore, but it can also be damaging to your products. Sanco offers two products to help fight rust…but what is the difference between our Rust Remover and Rust Kutter?
Blue-Green Algae
You may have seen in the news recently about the three dogs in North Carolina who died from exposure to blue-green algae after a day of swimming at a pond. Blue-green algae blooms are microscopic bacteria that occur naturally on the surface. When the environment is just right, blue-green algae will thrive.
Decorative Fountain Algae Control
Overtime, decorative ponds or fountains can become full of algae if it is not treated regularly. Just as you would treat other bodies of water, maintenance is required to keep them the clean, aesthetically pleasing focal point of your property. Algae treatments with our Decorative Fountain Algae Control is a long lasting fix to make sure your fountain is always looking its best.
Barley Straw vs Pond Chemicals
Will barley straw keep my pond clean, clear and crystal blue?
Treating Cattails with Catt Plex
We often receive calls from customers regarding Catt Plex, a contact herbicide, and how to best use it to treat cattails. Many people fail to understand that there are specific guidelines for being able to successfully kill off cattails...
UV Lighting and Your Decorative Pond
There are “good” and “bad” bacteria in all bodies of water. The bad bacteria releases phosphorus, which becomes a great food source for things such as algae and other aquatic nuisances. The good bacteria is great at breaking down organic material found in the pond. Using UV light wavelengths, or electromagnetic radiation, in the forms of UV sterilizers or clarifiers is a sure way of destroying unwanted bacteria in your decorative pond...