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Choose from Countless Exterior Wall Fountain Styles

Choose Countless Exterior Wall Fountain Styles 3918773100790583.jpg If you want to create a place to relax and add some pizzazz to a small area such as a patio or courtyard, wall fountains are perfect because they do not occupy much space. The multitude of designs in outdoor wall fountains, including traditional, classic, contemporary, or Asian, means that you can find the one best suited to your wishes. If you are looking for a unique design, a customized one can be specially made to fit your specifications.

The two types of water features available to you include mounted and stand-alone models. You can hang a mounted wall fountain because they are small and self-contained. Ordinarily made of resin (to look like stone) or fiber glass, these types of fountains are lightweight and easy to hang. Floor fountains are freestanding, large, and also have a basin on the ground as well as a flat side against the wall. Water features such as these are usually made of cast stone and have no weight limits.

It is a good idea to incorporate a customized fountain into a new or existing wall, something often recommended by landscape professionals. Installing the basin against the wall and installing all the plumbing work requires a professional mason to do it correctly. A fountain mask or a spout also needs to be integrated into the wall. A tailor-made wall fountain blends into the landscape instead of standing out because it was a later addition, which contributes to a unified look.

The Positive Benefits of installing a Fountain in Your Living Area

The area outside your home can be polished up by adding a wall or a garden fountain to your landscaping or garden project. Contemporary artists and fountain builders alike use historical fountains and water features to shape their creations. You can also reinforce the link to the past by including one of these to your home's interior design. Among the many properties of these beautiful garden fountains is the water and moisture they discharge into the air which attracts birds and other wild life as well as helps to balance the ecosystem. Flying, annoying insects, for instance, are frightened off by the birds congregating around the fountain or birdbath.

The space necessary for a cascading or spouting fountain is considerable, so a wall fountain is the ideal size for a small yard. Two options to pick from include either a freestanding type with an even back set against a fence or wall in your garden, or a wall-mounted, self-contained type which is suspended on a wall. Both a fountain mask placed on the existing wall as well as a basin located at the bottom to collect the water are equired if you wish to add a fountain. Since the plumbing and masonry work is extensive to complete this type of job, you should hire a specialist to do it rather than attempt to do it alone.