Improve Your Everyday Life with a Water Feature

b-033__22864.jpg Having a fountain around can optimize your everyday life as the soothing sound of the water provides a sense of tranquility, and the movement of the water serves to clean and moisten the air.

You might not even be aware of the extent to which a water fountain, whether inside or outside, will enhance your life. All over the world coastal cities have large populations which may perhaps be related to the fact that the human body is composed mainly of water. While there are many extravagant ways to integrate the benefits of water into your daily life (like investing in a beach house!), a much more convenient solution is to install a water feature in your home.

If you want to make your porch, patio, or back yard even more delightful, think about purchasing an outdoor garden fountain. However lovely it already is, your spot will be even more gorgeous if you add an outdoor water feature from the wide variety available. It can be mounted on the exterior wall of your house above the patio, or even on the interior wall of a screened porch. Add elegance and the lovely sound of trickling water to your flower bed with a tiered model. Birds love birdbath fountains because the cascading of the water ensures that it remains clean and does not accumulate bacteria and algae. Add the ultimate touch with the enticing sound of running water in your garden.

A Small Garden Space? You Can Own a Water Fountain too!

You can make your space look bigger due to the reflective effect of water. In order to achieve the optimum reflective properties of a water element or fountain, it is best to use dark materials. If your intention is to showcase your new feature at night, underwater lights in various colors and shapes will do the trick. The sun is indispensable to power eco-lights during the day time while underwater lights are great for night use. Natural therapies use them because they exude a soothing effect which helps to relieve stress as well as anxiety.

The vegetation in your yard is a very good spot to fit in your water feature.

Turn your water feature such as a pond, artificial river, or fountain to become the core piece of your backyard. The versatility of water features is that they can be set up in large backyards as well as in small verandas. The best way to improve the ambience, place it in a good place and use the right accompaniments.

The Beauty of Multi-Level Water Fountains

Fountains with more than one tier are very easy to find, and common particularly in gardens. You can see a lot of these fountains in Italy, Spain, and other Southern European nations. While they can be found anywhere, they are most typical in the center of building complexes and in popular areas where people get together. Impressive carvings can be found on some of the most lavish tiered fountains, while others have less complex designs.

Traditional or classic locations are ideal places for them. It should look as if the fountain has been part of the decoration since the beginning and should blend in accordingly.

Dogs, Cats and Garden Fountains

If you are considering installing a water feature, ensure that your pets like it. Your freestanding fountain may be taken for a big pool or a drinking pond by your dog. Adding a water feature to your yard is a great idea, one which is certain to benefit your pets.

Think about the ideal spot to put your fountain if you do not want birds to use it as a bathing pond. Install a birdbath if your objective is to draw birds to your garden. Setting up a wall water fountain inside your house is a good alternative if you want to avoid such concerns. Grand homes, in addition to dentist’ and doctors’ offices, often have such fountains on show.

A Chronicle of Outdoor Fountains

During his time in control (1397-1455) of the Roman Catholic Church, the learned Pope Nicholas V directed countless of translations of old Greek classics into Latin. Making the city into the worthy capital of the Christian world was important to him, so he also took steps to embellish it. In 1453 he commissioned the repairing of the Aqua Vergine, an ancient Roman aqueduct which had brought clean drinking water into the city from many miles away. The mostra, a monumental dedicatory fountain built by ancient Romans to mark the point of arrival of an aqueduct, was a custom also restored by Nicholas V. The architect Leon Battista Alberti was instructed by him to put up a water fountain where we now see the wondrous Trevi Fountain. The water which ultimately supplied the Trevi Fountain, as well as the famed baroque fountains in the Piazza del Popolo and Piazza Navona, came from the rebuilt and altered aqueduct.

The Advantages of Disappearing Water Elements in your Backyard

Disappearing fountains sometimes go by the term “pondless” fountains. It is known as “disappearing” due to the fact the water source is below ground. An appropriate place for a disappearing fountain is anywhere that gets steady foot traffic, as it adds lovely visual and sound effects to the environment.

There are many types of them including millstones, ceramic urns, granite columns, and natural-looking waterfalls.

A disappearing fountain could be the most suitable choice for you for many reasons. There is no big pool of water that could pose a danger to anyone since the water comes from below the ground. For this reason, it presents no threat to children. Evaporating water is also not a concern since the water source is not out in the open. This type of fountain, therefore, is a good choice for regions where there is a need to conserve water. This type of fountain is ideal if you do not have a lot of time to clean it often since neither debris nor algae can get to it underground. Last but not least, because of its small size it can fit almost anywhere you like.


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