Large Outdoor Fountains
Large outdoor fountains are gorgeous garden centerpieces that will add an air of sophistication to the overall design of both your home and landscape that surrounds it. There are so many beautiful designs out there, but water features on the larger side are very classic and elegant, with a couple of tiers and a large pool.
They will attract birds and give more life to your garden. big outdoor fountains will provide you with even more decorative options because you can place various plants inside as well! They can completely change the look and feel of your garden and turn your ordinary yard into a magical place. We feature designers Henri Studio, Campania, and Fiore Stone. All of our larger water features are created from cast stone to ensure the quality and longevity of your water feature.
The placement of the fountain
A fountain needs to be visible. Therefore, choosing the right placement is crucial. These fountains do take a lot of space so they might not be the best solution for small gardens. Here are a couple of tips on where to install your larger than normal water fountain.
Outdoor fountains look great in the front yard. So if you have enough space in front of your home, this is the best solution. Everyone will be able to enjoy the beauty of your fountain and it will be visible from the street. They are also great for circular driveways or for commercial use, especially fountains with pools. We have many restaurants purchase our large outdoor fountains to beautify their courtyard or outside dinning area.
Water and power
Make sure the water source is near the unit so it can be refilled instantly. These units do have an underground water storage but the water has to be changed every now and then. The same goes for the power supply so your large water feature will be powered up easily.
The surrounding area
There shouldn’t be any objects or structures anywhere near your fountain. It should be a stand-alone piece that will be stylish and eye-catching. Therefore, placing it on a clear surface is the way to go. Surely, you can decorate your fountain with small vegetation but make sure it is not overshadowed by anything.
These fountains do take regular maintenance due to the size. Each and every fountain will arrive with maintenance instructions so it is really important to study them and clean them when needed. Knowing how to properly maintain your fountain is key to helping your fountain last a lifetime.
Maintaining the constant water levels is crucial. If the fountain dries out, the pump will probably be damaged. Pumps are rarely covered by the warranty so the best way to prevent repairs is to keep a close eye on the water levels.
If you live in a colder climate, preparing your large outdoor water fountain for winter is really important. Leaving them filled with water during winter months will cause damage to the structure. So empty out the reservoir, take the pump out, and protect the unit with a cover.
Since it is highly likely you will be place it in your garden, the dirt will accumulate over time. All you need to do is shut the unit down, drain the water, and clean everything up, including the pump. Anti-algae treatment should be done even more regularly in order to prevent any type of buildup.