Are Water Features Beneficial?

Are Water Features Beneficial?

Are you thinking about adding a water feature to your patio? These features add sound, movement, and texture to landscaping designs, which helps homeowners feel like their surroundings are more natural and unique. 

Learn more about water features in today’s blog. 

The Different Types of Water Features

Landscaping water elements, such as a waterfall, water fountain, or backyard pond, are aesthetically pleasing, but they’re more than just décor. They are an excellent place to relax after a stressful day because nothing beats the sound of water falling gently over rocks and steps. 

Incorporating a water feature into your yard can provide the following three benefits. 

1. Water Features Invite the Sounds of Nature to Your Yard

If you’re like most people, you probably work eight-hour shifts, so it’s not always possible to get away from it all and spend time with yourself. Fortunately, when you install a water feature, such as a pondless waterfall or a rain curtain, the soothing sounds of nature will be right outside your doorstep. 

Imagine coming home from work and wandering to your comfortable patio chair next to your water feature. Your stressful day is sure to melt away when you listen to the cascading water, wash away your worries. 

2. Water Features Will Make Your Home Stand Out

By designing a water feature for your yard, you’ll set your house apart from all the other ones in your neighborhood. You can craft every component of your water feature to ensure you end up with a one-of-a-kind design that matches the rest of your space. For example, you can add hand-carved rocks to create mystical flowing water elements and falls. 

3. Water Features Are Low-Maintenance

You probably don’t want to spend your days off work cleaning your water feature. Fortunately, one of the best parts about water features is that they provide your yard with visual interest without much effort. Unlike swimming pools, which you need to clean constantly, you can get away with cleaning your water feature a few times a year.

Basic wall fountains, large cascading waterfalls, and other pondless water features are all superb choices if you don’t want to deal with messes. Generally, the water inside these features re-circulates, so they don’t use too much water or grow bacteria. 


Ready to Transform Your Home? Contact LaytonScape

Adding a water feature is one of the best ways to add a splash of beauty to your yard. At LaytonScape, we can design a customized water feature for your space with your needs in mind. We will structure and position the installation so that you can enjoy stress-relieving benefits. 

We service Davis, Weber, Morgan, and Summit counties. Request a free estimate today