Kasco De-Icers Aren’t Just for Winter

Use Kasco De-Icing Units for Year-Round Aeration Benefits

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Kasco Marine Aeration BenefitsUsing de-icers in the winter to circulate warm bottom water to the surface can be the most effective way of preventing ice formation and protecting boats and docks. But you don’t need to retire your de-icer for the season when the leaves start budding out. De-icers and Water Circulators are often your best bet for protecting your boats, docks, and waterfront property during summer months, too.

Water sports, cocktail cruises, or just kicking back and enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of life on the water are some of the best things summer has to offer. Unfortunately, those sites and smells can be ruined by the unwanted congregation of trash, debris and floating plants. It is inevitable that tides, currents and the wind are going to funnel bottles, floating grass, algae and anything else left in the water toward your little slice of heaven. The fastest and easiest way to combat this is with a Kasco De-icer or Water Circulator.

By creating an artificial surface current, you can quickly and easily push accumulated floating debris to areas downstream or where they can easily be removed. Once existing debris is under control, the simple-to-use design allows you to aim and/or relocate circulators to areas to prevent new debris from entering, like the mouth of your marina, cove or bay. The moving water will not only make it easier to remove existing debris and prevent new floating pests from arriving, it can also eliminate the stagnant water areas where algae and bad smells like to call home.

Whether you need to protect your property during the winter or want to eliminate and prevent debris and foul odors from around your waterfront property or both, Kasco De-icers and Water Circulators are the fastest, easiest, and least expensive way to solve the problem and allow you to get back to enjoying your summer.

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  • Christine

    Are there instructions on how to use the drivers in this manner

    • Megan Wolf

      Hi Christine! Thanks for your comment! Our de-icers actually don’t utilize drivers, were you perhaps referring to another product? Feel free to call us and chat with one of our tech specialists as well, we’d be happy to talk through your application and provide the information you’re looking for. We’re available from 8-5 (CST) at 715-262-4488 or sales@kascomarine.com. Thanks Christine!

  • KP Lau

    I am the president of Belmont Bay Paddlers, a kayak club, in Woodbridge, VA. We have installed a floating dock and a kayak cradle on Occoquan River, which is tidal. I am planning to instal a deicer to protect our launch system for the winter. During the low tide in winter time, the floating dock and the cradle may sit on mud. My question is can I install a deicer with a float switch that would turn off the deicer at low tide? If you have encountered such situation, what is your recommendation?

    KP Lau

    • Megan Wolf

      Hi KP,

      Thank you for thinking of Kasco for your application! It would be best for you to reach out to our de-icing specialist, Andy Gillis. He has many years in the de-icing industry and has certainly dealt with other applications related to low tide. His contact information is 715-262-2327 and andy.g@kascomarine.com. Thanks KP!

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