All posts by: Kaylea Shaffer

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November 30, 2023

Helping Hands for Huntington Co. Humane Society

Earlier last week, the Huntington County Humane Society seized a number of severely emaciated puppies and dogs. As a smaller facility, having such a large intake at once can cause strain in spaces available and supplies. Here at Pond Champs, we are HUGE animal lovers! This situation absolutely broke our hearts. We stopped by this […]

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November 10, 2023

We’re Proud of Our Veterans!

Happy Veteran’s Day! Our new Aquatic Manager, Master Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Thorp, was honored today with the “Hometown Hero Award” in Montpelier, Ohio. With such an impressive US Marine Corps career, it is well deserved! We are proud to have Matt, along with other veterans, on our Pond Champs/Sanco staff. Thank you all for your […]

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October 26, 2023

Referrals & Discounts

Everyone loves a reduced bill! There are a couple of ways to save on your pond service with Pond Champs. Pay-in-Full Discount Before the season starts, we do offer a 3% Pay-in-Full discount. This is due on March 1st each year. If paying in full is not quite in budget, or you would like to […]

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June 12, 2023

Hydrodictyon Algae

Hydrodictyon algae, also known as “water net”, is a type of algae that we don’t often see around our Northeast Indiana region. If you look closely, you can clearly see where the nickname “water net” comes from. The structure of this slimey algae looks very much like a net and typically blooms in the late […]

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March 1, 2023

Lake Service: Pricing and Referral Bonus

Our lake treatment pricing differs slightly from our pond treatment pricing. Lake treatment pricing (whether for muck, weed or algae treatments) is determined by square footage. Larger areas will be priced according to surface acres and vegetation types to be controlled. Because lakes are monitored by the Department of Natural Resources, we must first seek […]

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February 23, 2023

The DNR & Lake Treatments

Lakes are monitored by the Department of Natural Resources, unlike private bodies of water, such as ponds. Before we can treat your lake areas, we must first receive approval from the DNR for the products we plan on using. After identifying your weeds and algae types, we submit an application regarding our findings and what […]

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January 19, 2023

NEW Client Portal

There have been many questions about our new Client Portal from those who have accepted their Pond Champs estimates online. The purpose of the Client Portal is to give you, our customer, the opportunity to manage your personal Pond Champs account at home. Any past and present invoices, transactions, and even making online payments are […]

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January 19, 2023

NEW Online Quoting

Here at Pond Champs, we are finally catching up with the times and are implementing new processes for this upcoming season. Drum roll…online service sign up! Most quotes have “made it out the door”, so you might have seen yours already. As usual, as long as we have your email on file, your quote will […]

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December 22, 2022

NEW Pay-in-Full Discount

For those who are returning customers, you might be thinking that our Pay-in-Full Discount is not “new”! Due to rising costs in fuel and raw materials, we had made the difficult decision to pause the discount in the 2022 season to keep the price adjustment as low as possible for all of our customers. For […]

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