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Patio Fountains Can Transform Your Patio

Patio fountains have been part of patio decorations for a long time. Anyway, they apparently won popularity mainly due to TV and websites which have shown people how to create patio fountains themselves.

No matter where you want to install patio fountain, on a patio or in the back yard of your house, you should remember some of the following tips, words of advice and information.

Patio fountains function like a unifying feature, which binds the different aspects found in nature with the rustic appearance or very modern look of a house. The wall attached patio fountains provide a particular Old-World or European air and refinement, whereas rain chain patio fountains have the advantage of making use of rain water which they collect from rain in the series of differently shaped connected cups they consist of.

Patio Fountains -Visual Effects

Besides, in chain patio fountains the water drops from one cup to the other, creating a very nice audio and visual effect. Then, there are the birdbath fountains which are a very beautiful variant of the patio fountain, connecting bird watching with enjoying a backyard water feature. Another variety of the patio fountains class, is the solar fountain, which offers an ecological option in the field, by using the energy from the sun to power itself.

It is obviously hard to tell which patio fountain is the best for your house since there is such a wide variety of patio fountains. Fortunately for us, there have been created fountain kits in case one is interested in installing their patio fountains by themselves. Anyway, why are people so much interested in patio fountains? Probably because of the mystical sense of the running water, given the relaxing and soothing feeling it creates in us. Patio fountains are able to create the timeless sense of running water in nature right in our homes, bringing with them tranquility and peace of mind, too.


Even if the space you have on your patio is too small to allow the installation of certain types of patio fountains described above, you still have the chance to create one on your patio using a barrel for example. You can use a barrel or other smaller vessels to make your own patio fountains. It’s advisable to place them in the corner of your patio or in the center, depending on where they look good and add to the atmosphere nicely.

Barrel patio fountains are not difficult to make and it will be easy to match them with other decorative elements like flowers too if you decide on this kind of fountain. There are many possibilities to acquire patio fountains, but you can also makethem yourself too. The most popular materials for patio fountains are stone, resin, copper, bronze, marble and brass. No matter what materials and designs the patio fountains come in, they will always give you a wonderful atmosphere and peaceful sounds.