Outdoor fountains can add a level of sophistication and serenity to anyone’s home. They can turn a bland backyard into an outdoor oasis that lets you escape the stresses of your everyday life. If you don’t know how to pick an outdoor fountain for your home, consider these tips.
Find The Right Style
Before anything else, you want to pick the right style of outdoor fountain for your home. Look at your home’s exterior design, and try to find a fountain that complements it. For industrial homes, a modern outdoor fountain may be a better fit. For more traditional homes, pick a classic fountain.
Choose Your Type
After you choose a style of outdoor fountain, consider your fountain’s type. There is a lot to think about when making this decision. To start, you want your outdoor fountain to have an impact on the yard. What impact do you want it to have? Should it be the centerpiece of the landscape, or should it serve to add a little extra to your outdoor living space? Depending on what you want your fountain to do for your home, the type of fountain you get may change.
Fountains come in different shapes, sizes, and designs, so choosing the best one comes with knowing what role your fountain serves for your landscape.
Pick An Ideal Location
Another crucial decision to make is where you want your outdoor fountain installed. It’s advised to pick a location that’s highly noticeable to everyone in the outdoor area so that it can add its brand of ambiance to the landscape. If you’re trying to make a huge impression with your outdoor fountain, try picking an area that can hold a large one. You don’t want to choose a spot that makes the fountain look too big or small. Also, to make installation simpler down the road, try to pick a place near a power supply.
Even after the fountain is installed, that doesn’t mean your project never needs to be tampered with again. The fountain will require maintenance from time to time, and you should consider how much effort needs to go into maintaining it.
An outdoor fountain that isn’t appropriately maintained will not only become an eyesore but will also not function as well as you would like. You want your investment to be worth the money, so understanding what goes into your fountain’s upkeep will give you an idea of what you need to do to make it last.
Contact Lehnhoff’s Landscaping
At Lehnhoff Landscaping, we specialize in transforming your outdoor spaces into an extension of your home, while at the same time maintaining the integrity of the property and surrounding areas. From initial contact to project completion, our team turns your vision into reality and personally walks you through the entire process, step by step. Every detail is addressed to ensure that you come away with a finished product that exceeds your expectations.