Proper fountain maintenance is key in maintaining a hassle free fountain. The intricacies of fountain maintenance may seem baffling at first but it will save you a lot of money in the long run if all elements of your fountain are taken care of.
For example, keeping your pump strainer clean can save you the cost of a new a new motor and screen. When the pump strainer is not taken care of it causes motor failure and the screen will collapse. These repairs cost around $400-$100.
Algae build up is another negative effect of poor fountain maintenance Not only is algae unattractive to look at, but it is also very difficult to remove and often requires the help and expertise of a professional.
If this seems like a lot of work, there are fountain companies that can take care of the maintenance for you and in the long run will cost less than unforeseen fountain repairs.