Have you ever considered adding an outdoor water feature to your landscape? If so, you may be aware of the fantastic benefits surrounding them. Outdoor water features add sound, style, and movement to landscape designs while creating more natural surroundings for homeowners to enjoy. One element that significantly contributes to the overall beauty and use of a landscape design is water. Here are just some of the unexpected benefits of water features for your property.
Water Features Attract Wildlife
One of the most notable benefits of water features is they invite wildlife to visit your residential or commercial properties. All animals require water, and they usually spend a good portion of their day seeking it out. Installing a waterfall or pond on your property will offer a refreshing oasis for animals to stop and rest. You can see birds, frogs, squirrels, and many other animals visit your yard to drink the water from your water features.
Water Features Reduce Noise Pollution
While the sounds of running water or a babbling brook can reduce stress, installing a water feature in your landscape can also drown out surrounding noises. We are used to hearing the constant noises of the neighborhood, such as cars driving by, the chatter of next-door neighbors, children playing outside, etc. Reducing this noise pollution helps cultivate a more tranquil and private environment for your home that is sure to help you relax.
Water Features are Low Maintenance
Most water features continuously recycle their own water. Pumps are used to collect, filter, and redistribute the water. For example, the water quality in a water feature is not as crucial as it would be in pools, which makes it easier to maintain. You may need to perform occasional maintenance of pumps, pipes, and drains, but generally, water features are very hands-off.
Water Features Boost Property Value
You can increase the resale value of your home with a water feature installed in the backyard. A beautifully maintained landscape garden enhances the visual appeal, which makes it more attractive to potential buyers. To ensure your water feature fits perfectly with your landscape, you should hire a professional landscaping company. This will allow you to keep your property in the best shape and thereby fetch a hefty price for it if you decide to sell.
Interested in Improving Your Outdoor Living Space? Consider Landscape and Hardscaping Design Services from Carroll Landscaping
Carroll Landscaping has over 30 years of experience with landscape construction, porch construction, deck building, and hardscape installation. Our award-winning landscape designers are passionate about providing customers with top-notch service and landscape design. Our landscape designers have a creative design outlook and work as a team with our installation crews to make your vision a reality. We are committed to providing every customer with the highest quality workmanship, professional and knowledgeable service, and creativity in design in order to surpass our clients’ expectations in every aspect of the project.
We serve residents throughout the beautiful state of Maryland including Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Clarksville, Sykesville, Manchester, Westminster, and Woodstock. For more information and to schedule a consultation with one of our expert designers, contact us online or give us a call at 410-922-2416