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How Much Does a New Pond Cost?

  • 03
  • 09
  • 2015

A backyard pond is great for creating a peaceful, tranquil environment. It can help your Aurora area backyard become the ideal location for a stay-cation. It turns your yard into an extension of your home, and a desirable place to get away from the stresses in life.

How much a new pond costs depends greatly on the size, features and shape of the pond that you choose. An Aquascape pond can start in the $8-10,000 range and costs can rise and vary greatly depending on some of the variables that you choose for your backyard.

The DIYers can save a great deal by buying the pond kit and installing it themselves. For those who do not have pond installation experience, contacting a local landscaper might be a safer bet.

A professional landscaper can give your Koi pond a more professional look, with a longer lasting quality. Also, the price for the kits will be fixed, and not include any type of installation cost.

The features you choose to include with your pond can also have a great deal of impact on cost. For example, a waterfall is a beautiful feature for enhancing the look and feel of your backyard pond, but it does come with a cost. You may also want to consider adding some plants around the edge of your pond to provide shade – especially if you plan to keep fish in the pond.

A custom shape can also have an impact on the cost because the lining and materials will need to match the shape.

Ponds can have some regular costs associated with them, beyond simply the installation. It is a good idea to have them cleaned on a regular basis. Keeping fish in the pond can also have some costs associated.

If you are looking for a pond for your backyard, contact an Aurora area landscaper to help you today.