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The Positive Benefits of Adding a Fountain in Your Living Area

A great way to enhance the appearance of your outdoor living area is to add a wall water feature or an exterior garden fountain to your landscaping or garden design.Positive Benefits Adding Fountain Living Area 3553516343498265524.jpg Many current designers and craftsmen have been inspired by historical fountains and water features. As such, the effect of adding one of these to your home decor bridges it to past times. In addition to the wonderful characteristics of garden fountains, they also produce water and moisture which goes into the air, thereby, attracting birds as well as other creatures and harmonizing the environment. Birds enticed by a fountain or bird bath often frighten off irksome flying invaders, for instance.

Wall fountains are a good option if your yard is small because they do not require much space as compared to a spouting or cascading fountain. You can choose to put in a stand-alone fountain with a flat back and an connected basin propped against a fence or wall in your backyard, or a wall-mounted type which is self-contained and hung from a wall. Make certain to include a fountain mask to an existing wall and a basin to collect the water at the bottom if you want to put in a fountain to your living area. Since the plumbing and masonry work is substantial to complete this type of job, you should employ a specialist to do it rather than attempt to do it alone.Choose Countless Outdoor Wall Fountain Styles 5263022424901249.jpg

Choose from Countless Outdoor Wall Fountain Styles

If you want to have a place to relax as well as add some pizzazz to a small area such as a patio or courtyard, wall fountains are perfect because they do not take up much space. When looking at the many types of outdoor wall fountains available including traditional, vintage, contemporary, or Asian, you are certain to find one best suited to your design ideas. While there are countless prefabricated ones on the market, you may need a customized fountain if none of these are pleasing to you.

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 little and self-contained. Typically made of resin (to look like stone) or fiber glass, these types of fountains are lightweight and easy to hang. Floor fountains are freestanding, sizable, and also have a basin on the floor as well as a flat side against the wall. Water features such as these are ordinarily made of cast stone and have no weight limits.

It is a good idea to incorporate a custom-made fountain into a new or existing wall, something often recommended by landscape experts. Installing the basin against the wall and installing all the plumbing work needs a expert mason to do it correctly. You will need to incorporate a spout or fountain mask into the wall. The cohesive look produced by customized wall fountains make them appear to be part of the scenery rather than an afterthought.