Water features have become a common addition to many landscapes for their ability to not only add a unique focal point but to add the soothing sounds of flowing water. The sound of flowing water is known to promote relaxation through its therapeutic effects which aid in many other benefits including lowering your blood pressure and improving physical and mental health. Water features also offer solutions to displace other less pleasant sounds such as road traffic or air conditioner noise. Adding a water feature can provide more appeal to your home all while adding pleasure and value to your property.
Benefits of Water Features
If you're thinking about adding a pond, waterfall or other water feature to your landscape, consider some of the benefits that are associated with them.
Promote a Healthier You! Water features provide soothing sights and sounds that help promote relaxation and de-stress. Through relaxation you can lower your blood pressure and improve physical and mental health as you prop your feet up and enjoy the therapeutic effects of Mother Nature.
Find Relaxation! The sound of running water is used in many methods to promote relaxation. Sitting near a pond, watching fish or just enjoying the peace of your garden is a wonderful way to reduce stress and relax after a long, hard day.
What’s your First Impression? Create a tranquil, soothing environment for your guests. Invite them to relax and enjoy the comforts of your landscape with beautiful water features.
Define Your Lawn or Garden. Use water features to add a unique and specific definition to your landscape. Create added interest with a water focal point.
Create Stylish Effects! A water garden adds a designer touch to your property. It provides sound and movements to an otherwise still area.
Go Wild! Wildlife is attracted by water. By installing a water garden to your home or business you will attract songbirds and other native wildlife to your property.
Increased Value. Research has shown a well-maintained and designed landscape may increase the value of your real estate investment by up to 20 percent. Many investors enjoy having an established landscape. Water gardens also add curb appeal, which also help increase property values