Pets and Fountains

Choose from all Kinds of External Water Features

Choose   Kinds  External Water Features 31863802.jpg Choose from all Kinds of External Water Features Turn your garden into what you have always wished for – a haven of serenity. Add a sense of peace to your garden with an exterior fountain and avail yourself of all the positive benefits of a water feature.

A eye-catching impact is produced when a spouting fountain sends a shooting stream of water high into the air. It is doable to have one of these installed into an existing, ample pond. These sorts of fountains are often seen in parks or historical manor homes.

One of the myriad examples of an outdoor water feature is a classy wall fountain. Such water features make for a fantastic addition to your yard even if it is small. Whereas spouting fountains produce an impressive effect, wall fountains are more understated water features. In this straightforward process, water is ejected from a little spout, runs down a beautifully textured wall, before being received at the bottom and returned to the top once again.

Themed fountains are perfect when the look of your garden allows for them. If your bungalow or garden is styled in a rustic manner, you should think about adding a classic type of statue, such as a seraph holding the spout, to your fountain. Something unique and bold could be an alternative for more modern gardens. Just let your imagination to run loose.

The main trait of tiered fountains is the numerous levels spewing out water. Water flowing down multiple levels of this water feature is the primary characteristic of a cascading fountain.

The space necessary for an outdoor fountain can be considerable, therefore, a better solution is to install a wall fountain or a pondless fountain. These types of fountains are ideal for an area with limited space because their reservoirs are buried underground.

Tranquility and well-being are some of the key sensations imparted by Japanese fountains. In this style of water feature the water passes through bamboo sticks. The cycle of water flowing into a rustic-styled recipient or a molded stone repeats itself again and again.

Fountains composed of glass are another type on the market. Providing a more classical look are trellis-style fountains which feature shaped metalwork. Water features such as these are ideal for yards with many sharp corners as well as modern-day forms and designs. A magnificent effect is created when water streams down the sheets of glass. LED lighting fixtures are also used in some fountains to flash color across the water as it flows down on the glass sheet. A rock waterfall fountain (often made of imitation rock) showcases water slowly flowing down its façade.

In a bubbling rock fountain, a big rock is drilled with openings and then filled in the center with pipes. Low pressure is employed to spout out the water which then bubbles and gurgles at the top. Downward flowing water appears as soft trickle as it moves down the sides of the rock to go back to its base. This type of fountain is perfectly suited for little gardens. Water is moved at low pressure in this kind of fountain, so you can be assured knowing that it will not spray all over should the wind pick up.

Solar fountains have recently gained in appeal because they are powered by the sun. The lack of cables, the decreased hassle in dealing with them, the lower energy bills, and the benefits to our ecosystem are just some of the reasons for this increased interest. Outdoor solar-powered fountains are available in myriad varying styles, therefore, you will not have to settle on which one to buy.

The Root of Modern Outdoor Wall Fountains

The Root of Modern Outdoor Wall FountainsRoot   Modern Outdoor Wall Fountains 9077912892.jpg The translation of hundreds of classical Greek texts into Latin was commissioned by the scholarly Pope Nicholas V who led the Church in Rome from 1397 till 1455. In order to make Rome deserving of being the capital of the Christian world, the Pope decided to enhance the beauty of the city. In 1453 the Pope commissioned the reconstruction of the Aqua Vergine, an historic Roman aqueduct which had carried fresh drinking water into the city from eight miles away. The ancient Roman tradition of building an imposing commemorative fountain at the location where an aqueduct arrived, also known as a mostra, was revived by Nicholas V. The architect Leon Battista Alberti was directed by the Pope to construct a wall fountain where we now find the Trevi Fountain. The aqueduct he had reconditioned included modifications and extensions which eventually enabled it to supply water to the Trevi Fountain as well as the famed baroque fountains in the Piazza del Popolo and the Piazza Navona.

Wall Water Fountains: An Awesome Display

Wall Water Fountains: Awesome  Display 5023894908747341.jpg Wall Water Fountains: An Awesome Display Your family and friends will appreciate the charm a wall fountain lends to your decor. The dazzling grandeur a wall water feature contributes to any space is in addition to the soft background sounds it produces. Imagine the positive effects it will have on guests when they experience its wondrous sights and sounds.

Wall elements are an ideal choice if the space you occupy is more modern in appearance. They can also add an element of elegance to your decor since they are also available in modern-day materials including glass and stainless steel. Is your house or business space in short supply? A wall water fountain is perhaps the best solution for you. Since they are mounted on a wall you can save your precious real estate for something else. Commercial buildings with busy lobbies oftentimes have one of these fountains. Inside spaces are not the only places to hang a wall fountain, however. Consider using fiberglass or resin for your outdoor wall water feature. Liven up your garden, patio, or other outdoor space with a water fountain made of these waterproof materials.

Wall fountains can be found in a variety of different styles, ranging from ultra-sleek to traditional and rustic. Your decoration plans determine the most appropriate kind for your needs. A city dweller’s decor ideas might call for polished glass whereas a mountaineer might want a more traditional material such as slate for a mountain lodge. Your individual design plans determine the material you select. No doubt however, fountains are sure to add to your quality of life and delight your visitors.

The Source of Modern Day Outdoor Fountains Himself a highly educated man, Pope Nicholas V headed the Roman Catholic Church from 1397 till 1455 and was responsible for the translation of hundreds of ancient texts from their original Greek into Latin.... read more


The Original Water Fountain Designers Multi-talented people, fountain designers from the 16th to the late 18th century frequently served as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one.... read more


Your Outdoor Garden Fountain: Upkeep & Routine Service 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.It will require a solid wall to support its overall weight.... read more


Statues As a Staple of Vintage Art in Ancient Greece The Archaic Greeks manufactured the first freestanding statuary, an impressive achievement as most sculptures up until then had been reliefs cut into walls and pillars.... read more


The First Documented Outdoor Water Features of Human History Water fountains were at first practical in function, used to deliver water from canals or springs to towns and villages, providing the inhabitants with clean water to drink, bathe, and cook with.... read more


Taking Care Of Garden Water fountains Installing an outdoor wall fountain demands that you take into account the dimensions of the space where you are going to put it.In order to hold up its total weight, a solid wall is necessary.... read more