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The Many Good Reasons to Add a Wall Fountain

The inclusion of a wall fountain or an outdoor garden fountain is a great way to adorn your yard or garden design. Many current designers and artisans have been inspired by historical fountains and water features. As such, the effect of integrating one of these to your interior decor connects it to past times. The water and moisture garden fountains release into the environment draws birds and other creatures, and also balances the ecosystem, all of which contribute to the advantages of including one of these beautiful water features. Birds enticed by a fountain or bird bath often scare away irksome flying pests, for instance.

The area necessary for a cascading or spouting fountain is considerable, so a wall fountain is the ideal size for a small yard. Either a stand-alone fountain with an even back and an attached basin placed against a fence or a wall, or a wall-mounted style which is self-contained and hangs on a wall, are some of the options from which you can choose. A water feature can be added to an existing wall if you include some sort of fountain mask as well as a basin to collect the water at the bottom.Many Good Reasons Add Wall Fountain 81750344463582090.jpg The plumbing and masonry work necessary for this kind of work requires training, so it is best to hire a skilled person rather than do it yourself.

Installation and Maintenance of Landscape Fountains

A very important first step is to consider the proportions of the outdoor wall fountain with regards to the area you have available for it. A solid wall is absolutely needed to hold up its overall weight. Therefore for smaller areas or walls, a more lightweight fountain is going to be more suitable. An electric socket near the fountain is required to power the fountain. There are many different models of fountains, each with their own set of simple, step-by-step instructions.

Most outside wall fountains come in easy-to-use kits that will provide you all you need to properly install it.Installation Maintenance Landscape Fountains 61928861915281762.jpg The kit will contain a submersible pump, the hoses and basin (or reservoir). The basin can usually be concealed among your garden plants if it is not too large. Other than the regular cleaning, little upkeep is required once your outdoor wall fountain is installed.

Replace and clean the water on a regular schedule. Remember to clear away debris like leaves, twigs or dirt as fast as possible. Excessively cold temperatures can affect your outdoor wall fountain so be sure to protect it during winer. Bring your pump inside when the weather turns very cold and freezes the water so as to avoid any possible damage, such as cracking. All in all, an outdoor wall fountain can last for any number of years with the right servicing and care.