A Wall Water Feature to Fit Your Decor

A small patio or a courtyard is a great place to put your wall fountain when you need peace and quiet. You can also make the most of a small space by having one custom-built.Wall Water Feature Fit Decor 076390034910305.jpg Whether it is stand alone or fitted, you will need a spout, a water basin, internal piping, and a pump. Traditional, contemporary, antique, and Asian are just some of the styles from which you can consider.

With its basin placed on the ground, freestanding wall fountains, or floor fountains, are generally quite big in size.

You can choose to place your wall-mounted feature on an preexisting wall or build it into a new wall. This type of fountain contributes to a cohesive look making it seem as if it was part of the landscape rather than an added feature.

Setting Up and Maintaining Outdoor Garden Fountains

A very important first step is to consider the dimensions of the outdoor wall fountain with regards to the space you have available for it.Setting Maintaining Outdoor Garden Fountains 75800617194.jpg It is essential that the wall where you are going to put it is strong enough to support its weight. Therefore for smaller areas or walls, a lightweight feature is going to be more appropriate. In order for the fountain to have power, a nearby electrical socket is needed. Most outdoor wall fountains come with simple, step-by-step instructions with respect to the type of fountain.

Generally, when you purchase an outdoor wall fountain, it will come in an easy-to-use kit that will include all the information needed to install it properly. A submersible pump, hoses and basin, or reservoir, are provided in the kit. The basin can usually be concealed among your garden plants if it is not too large. Other than the regular cleaning, little servicing is required once your outdoor wall fountain is fitted.

It is essential to replenish the water routinely so that it stays clean. Rubbish such as branches, leaves or dirt should be cleaned up quickly. Excessively cold temperatures can damage your outdoor wall fountain so be sure to protect it during wintertime. If left outdoors, your pump could break as a result of freezing water, so bring it inside during the winter. The bottom line is that if you properly maintain and care for your outdoor fountain, it will bring you joy for many years.

What Are Outdoor Fountains Crafted From?

While today’s garden fountains are made in a variety of materials, most are made from metal. Metallic models offer clean lines and unique sculptural accents and will fit in with nearly any decorative style and budget. Your landscape should complement the style of your home.

A prevalent choice today is copper, and it is used in the crafting of many sculptural garden fountains. Copper fountains are the ideal choice because they are perfect for the inside and outside. If you decide to go with copper, your fountain can be any style from fun and whimsical to contemporary.Outdoor Fountains Crafted From? 75800617194.jpg

Also popular, brass fountains typically have a more old-fashioned look to them versus their copper counterpart. Brass fountains are commonly designed with intriguing artwork, so they are popular even if they are a bit conventional.

The most stylish metal right now is probably stainless steel. Adding a modern-looking steel design will immediately add value to your garden and elevate the overall ambiance. Like all water fountains, you can get them in just about any size you choose.

Fiberglass fountains are popular because they look similar to metal but are more affordable and much less difficult to move around. Keeping a fiberglass water fountain clean and working correctly is quite easy, another aspect consumers like.