outdoor fountains are self-contained and easy to set up, with no plumbing
required. They run on either
an electrical pump or on solar power, which has the benefit of no running
bird bath style fountain not only looks lovely in a garden, it will be
good for attracting wildlife, including birds and butterflies that will be
drawn to the water.
outdoor wall fountain is another design, which can make a stunning
centerpiece on any garden or patio wall.
Wall fountains can work well in small courtyard gardens.
They are ideal for both adding visual appeal to an otherwise bare
wall, and for helping to drown out the noise of traffic by producing a
gentle trickling sound, transforming your backyard into a peaceful retreat
from the rush of modern life.
pond fountain can be used to great effect in a garden pond, with the
continually cascading water creating a decorative display, as well as
helping to prevent the pond water becoming stagnant.
designed for indoor use come in a range of sizes and styles, from small
desktop fountains to larger ones that make a big impact in large spaces,
such as an entrance hall or reception area.
fountains come in a variety of styles, including classical, oriental and
contemporary, so you should be able to find one that’s a perfect match
for the dÃ©cor theme of your room. Having
a water fountain indoors is great for creating a calming ambiance and
easing stress. The moving
water also acts as a natural humidifier and helps combat air pollution by
releasing negative ions.
indoor fountain is an excellent accessory for a home office or study, or
can look stunning as a unique ornament on a mantelpiece or bookshelf in
the living room.
Garden and Indoor water fountains make great gifts, or alternatively you could
treat yourself to one and add a special touch to your garden design or
TIPS FROM PIP
1: Keep the water sparkling by
adding aquarium tablets.
2: Make sure that the reservoir
is empty over winter otherwise the water will freeze; expand and
The best way to do this is with a
battery operated aquarium pump; they cost about Â£5.
To stop rain getting into the
reservoir I made a cover out of a cheap tarpaulin from B & Q, also
3: Electric cables should be
buried at least a spit depth down so that it can’t be reached by
Use armour cable if you can but
it is expensive. Alternatively feed the cable through plastic
conduit prior to laying.
Before back filling cover the
cable with bricks/broken slabs/ large cobbles.
Important – check
local laws and rules regarding the installation of outdoor
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