Keeping Your Wall fountain Tidy

su1016_3__04100.jpg It is essential to carefully maintain water fountains for them to function optimally. It is important to clean it out and get rid of any debris or foreign elements that might have dropped into or onto it. On top of that, algae can be a problem, because sun hitting the water enables it to form quickly. Either sea salt, hydrogen peroxide, or vinegar can be dissolved into the water to eliminate this problem. There are those who like to use bleach, but that is harmful to any animals that might drink or bathe in the water - so should therefore be avoided.

Every 3-4 months, garden fountains should undergo a serious cleaning. Prior to cleaning, all the water must be removed. Then use a soft cloth and mild cleanser to scrub the inside. If there are any little grooves, work with a toothbrush to get each and every spot. Do not leave any soap residue in or on the fountain.

Make sure you get rid of any calcium or plankton by taking the pump apart and washing the inside carefully. You might want to let it soak in vinegar for a few hours to make it quicker to scrub. Build-up can be a big headache, so use mineral or rain water over tap water, when possible, to eliminate this dilemma.

Finally, be sure to have a quick look at your fountain daily and add water if you see that the level is too low. Low water levels can damage the pump - and you don't want that!

A Solar Powered Garden Wall Fountain

Are you looking to adorn your residence? Solar water features might be the answer - they are a perfect add-on to any home because they embellish the design and raise the price of your home. You get all the advantages of an electric fountain, as well as other financial benefits and an overall betterment to your health. Despite the high initial price, costs associated with these fountains are worthwhile. You will not have to worry about energy shortages since your fountain will not be fueled by electricity.

Running water fountains will lead to an increase in your electric bill. The short-term perks may not be noticeable, but keep in mind that the increased value of your home will be later on.

The increased prices resulting from using more electricity is not the only factor, it also harms our eco-system. The only source of energy used by solar powered water features is sunlight making them a “green” option. Using solar energy to heat or cool your home is much better for our environment.

This kind of water fountain doesn't need as much maintenance as others.

These water features require less maintenance than other kinds. Clogs don't occur because there is no motor - which means less cleaning. And since there is little cleaning to do, you will have more time to enjoy yourself!

Wall Water Fountains: A Wide Variety of Style Options

If you do not have a lot of room, the best answer is a garden wall fountain. These works of art do not require much room and are simple to attach on any wall. Prices range from cheap to expensive and there are many designs available so everyone should be able to find the best model for them. You can choose from a wide range of colors and sizes as well. Many people go for these lovely water fountains because they add so much dazzle to their outdoor walls. You can even get more than one fountain for an interesting waterfall sound if you have enough room on your wall.

When it comes time to choosing a garden fountain, there are plenty of options available. The model you want and where to mount it are the first things to determine.

Contained Water Elements: Are They Practical?

People like contained fountains for their simple installation and lower cost. The plumbing, pump, and other parts come included with the fountain. Fountains that have their own water resource are also known as “self-contained”.

Given that they do not require much work to set up, self-contained fountains are perfect for patios and porches. Their versatility is also a plus, as they are very simple to move around.

The place you want to put your fountain will need to be level, so your landscaper will need to first decide if this is the case. Lawns and gardens tend to be bumpy so your landscaper will have to level the spot where you want to put it. You are now set to set up your water feature and fill it with water. The only thing still to do is to connect it to a power source such as batteries, a wall socket, or a solar panel, and it will be functional.

Since it is free-standing and does not necessitate an external water source or plumbing, a self-contained fountain is perfect for anyone looking for ease and convenience. The center of a garden is a favorite place for a water fountain so as to get the most visibility, even though they can be positioned anywhere. There is a variety of materials that can be used to craft them including cast stone, metal, ceramic, and fiberglass.

Spruce up Your Garden with the Use of Feng Shui

Add feng shui design to the layout of your yard so it can carry energy into your household.

Size is not the main factor when adding feng shui design to your garden. If you have a lush, eye-catching one, that is great, but even a smaller area works well with feng shui design.

Whether you are adding feng shui design to your home or garden, the approaches are the same. As the energy map, or bagua, of your garden is an extension of your home's bagua, you will need to start off by knowing the bagua of the house.

There are five elements in feng shui theory, and you should know how to use each of them to intensify the energy.

The Earth element, for example, should be integrated in the northeast part of your garden which is linked to the personal growth and self-cultivation energy in feng shui design. This could be the optimal spot to put a meditative Zen garden with some beautiful stones because these represent the Earth element in feng shui.

A water feature is a great add-on to the following feng shui areas: Southeast (money & abundance), East (health & family), and North (career & path in life).


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