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Outdoor Wall Fountains: The Numerous Designs on the Market

Wall fountains are well suited to little patios or yards because they do not require too much space while also adding a touch of style and providing a great place to find peace and quiet. Whatever style of outdoor wall fountain you are searching for whether it be traditional, contemporary, classic, or Asian you will certainly find the one you like most. Your tastes determine the type you buy so while there may not be a prefabricated fountain to satisfy you, you do have the option of having a customized one.

Mounted and free-standing fountains are readily available on the market. Small, self-contained models can be hung on a wall are known as mounted wall fountains. One of the most important aspects of wall fountains is that they be lightweight, so they are normally made of fiberglass or resin to replicate the look of stone. Large-sized free-standing wall fountains, often referred to as floor fountains, have their basins positioned on the floor and a smooth side leaning on a wall. Typically made of cast stone, this kind of water feature is not restricted in weight.

Custom-made fountains which can be integrated into a new or existing wall are often recommended by landscaping designers. The basin and all the necessary plumbing are best installed by a trained mason. It is also necessary to include a spout or fountain mask to build it into the wall. The unified look produced by custom-made wall fountains make them appear to be part of the scenery instead of an afterthought.

Setting Up and Maintaining Fountains

An important facet to consider is the size of the outdoor wall fountain in relation to the space in which you are going to install it. In order to hold up its total weight, a solid wall is needed.Setting Maintaining Fountains 10315585648510.jpg Therefore for smaller areas or walls, a more lightweight feature is going to be more suitable. In order for the fountain to have power, a nearby electrical socket is needed. Whatever the style of outdoor wall fountain you choose, they generally come with simple to understand, step-by-step instructions.

The typical outdoor wall fountain is available in an easy-to-use kit that comes with everything you need and more to properly install it. The kit will contain a submersible pump, the hoses and basin (or reservoir). If the size is appropriate, the basin can be concealed amongst your garden plants. Once installed, wall fountains typically only require some light maintenance and regular cleaning.

Change the water frequently so it is always clean. Remember to remove debris like leaves, twigs or dirt as quickly as possible. In addition, your outdoor wall fountain should not be exposed to freezing winter temperatures. If kept outdoors, your pump could crack as a result of icy water, so bring it inside during the winter. All in all, an outdoor wall fountain can last for any number of years with proper servicing and care.