- But how do you know what type of fountain will be best suited for you?
- What should you keep in mind before choosing a fountain and how can you make an informed decision?
Commonly found in outdoor fountains, algae can become unsightly if left to multiply in your fountain. Fortunately, they are also easy to control. You can not only eradicate, but also prevent future algae growth by simply adding an algaecide to your fountain once a week.
If you’ve been warned that cold weather can cause outdoor fountains to crack or become damaged, chances are that these fountains were either poorly crafted or poorly maintained. A reputable company will use high quality materials, such as bronze, to create fountains that can withstand almost any type of adverse weather. In addition, such companies will provide adequate advice on how outdoor fountains should be drained and covered when not in use.
Today, indoor fountains are available in a variety of different sizes and styles. Your preferences and specifications can help you narrow down which fountain is right for your home, office, or other indoor space. If you’re hoping to make to make a dramatic statement, an ornate tiered fountain in a foyer is probably exactly what you’re looking for. Not only will it create a stunning first impression of your home for all who enter it, but it will also help you to leave the day’s stress behind when you return home. Small, table-top fountains can create a relaxing environment for those looking to install a fountain in a home office or study. Additionally, they do not require much space and make a quiet rippling that can add a serene ambiance. Fountains can be especially beneficial in the bedroom for individuals who experience insomnia or have trouble falling into a deep sleep. The sound of flowing water has been scientifically proven as the most peaceful sort of white noise, and a fountain can provide an unending source. In addition, such fountains come in a variety of different styles and can blend into your bedroom’s existing interior design.
Sources: Valglicia, Sal. 10 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Yard. This Old House Magazine.