Installing a Fountain Can Be a Boost to your Business

Most customers consider water fountains are a great addition to a business. b-033__22864.jpg The entrance to your business or store is a great spot to place a water fountain as will increase traffic flow as well as differentiate you from others. Yoga studios, bookstores, coffee shops, salons as well as other retail stores can all benefit from including a visible water feature outdoors. A water fountain will provide the perfect ambiance to a business where people like to mingle and relax. A water fountain in a bar or restaurant can be a good way to attract lovers on a date.

Admire the Beauty of the Cascade Water Feature at Chatsworth

At the back of Chatsworth House, the Cascade garden water fountain forms a stunning centerpiece to the gardens. Twenty-four irregularly spaced stone steps in a series stretch 200 yards towards the house and all the way down the hillside. Based mostly on a 17th century French design, the Cascade is also entirely gravity fed. Remaining unmodified since its inception, this water fountain was originally designed for the first Duke of Devonshire in 1696. The Cascade House stands at the top of the fountain where water flows downward. Embellished on the outside of the house with ocean creatures in bas-relief, the residence is a small building. Making the Cascade House to become part of the Cascade pageant, on unique occasions water pressure to the Cascade can be increased, as liquid flows through ducts on its rooftop and from the mouths of its carved sea creatures, before carrying on down the Cascade. The sounds of the water falling varies as it descends down the Cascades because of the small variation in the size of each step thereby providing a great and calming complement to a walking through the gardens. In 2004, Chatsworth's Cascade was named the best water fountain in England.

A Magnificent Example of Roman Talent: The Santa Maria in Cosmedin Fountain

Archaeologists and restorers alike have stumbled upon a treasure trove of pagan and Christian relics on the grounds of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome. The Bocca della Verità (Mouth of Truth} is a famed marble sculpture situated in the portico of the nearby basilica. Due to the fact that the Santa Maria in Cosmedin fountain (1719) was situated off the beaten track, it remained mostly unknown. It was said that there was very little to see in this area, as it was abject and abandoned making it an unfriendly place to visit. It was then that the Italian architect Carlo Bizzaccheri was mandated by Pope Clement XI to erect a fountain in the square outside the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in an effort to make the area more popular. August 11, 1717 saw the start of the work to lay down the foundation of the church. The first stone to be placed in the foundation was blessed and medallions bearing the images of the Blessed Virgin, for whom the church is named, and St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of water, were also tossed in.

The Advantages of Water Elements to Your Well-Being

Not only do outdoor fountains add beauty to any setting, they also provide soothing sounds and cleaner air. They provide many health benefits and contribute to a lovely environment to entertain loved ones. Different people, however, find that their fountain is valuable to them for many personal reasons.

It could be that it takes you back to a special place you once visited. It might remind you of that special someone. You could also make it a memorial to a special loved one. You will undoubtedly delight in its benefits and beauty for a long time.

Disappearing Fountains: A Few of the Plusses of Having one in your Backyard

Disappearing fountains sometimes go by the name “pondless” fountains. The water flows from an underground supply, hence the name. An excellent place for a disappearing fountain is anywhere that gets frequent foot traffic, as it adds lovely visual and sound effects to the environment. They are available in a wide variety of designs, some of which are ceramic urns, waterfalls, granite columns, and millstones.

There are many reasons to think about getting a disappearing fountain. Any risk to anyone standing around it is eliminated since the water source is underneath ground level. That said, you will not have to worry about the well-being of your children. Additionally, since the water is located underground, none of it is lost to evaporation.

This kind of fountain, therefore, is a good choice for areas where there is a need to conserve water. The time you spend on upkeep is also minimized since algae does not grow underground and rubbish can not get into the water supply. Last but not least, because of its small size it can fit almost anywhere you want.


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