Refreshing a Space with Natural Water
Natural water evokes a feeling of calm, positivity, and renewed energy in a space. As one of the four elements of the Earth, Water brings purity and peace to a space invoking a sense of serenity to the people who live in the home. Here are some ways to enhance a space with the help of water bodies:
Backyard Ponds :
Fish ponds especially koi-fish ponds are the latest trends that are being followed in the construction of homes. Ponds also act as a natural reservoir due to their self-sustaining cycle of hydration that keeps plants alive without having to water them.
It is said in the Vastu Shastras that flowing water in the fountain symbolizes the flow of money, happiness, and love. Keeping it in a home can bring good luck and positivity to a family. The calming sound of water trickling in a fountain can create a relaxing ambiance for space. Today, fountains come in a variety of shapes and styles which can aesthetically enhance a home. Home water fountains are easy to maintain, requiring a water refill every week or two and a deep, thorough cleaning every 4-6 months. Fountains can also be kept indoors.
There are three main types of indoor fountains:
* Wall Mounted Fountains :
These indoor water features are mounted to the wall and are often rectangular in shape, hanging either vertically or horizontally.
* Free Standing Fountains :
Free-standing fountains are larger versions of the wall-mounted indoor fountains and come in a variety of materials and designs
* Tabletop Fountains :
These tabletop indoor fountains are the smallest of the indoor fountain types as they are made to sit atop a counter, desk, or table.
Water Walls :
Water walls are a sleek and sophisticated way to dress up your landscaping. With DIY features such as LED lighting, wooden frames etc, these have become a staple trend in the backyards of homes to upscale space and give it a posh look.
Bamboo Fountain Basin :
Bamboos are a versatile material that makes excellent water conductors. Adapting the Japanese style, bamboo can be used in basins to give an earthy feel to a home. They are sustainable, simple, and multifaceted to use in a home.
Water bodies are one of the vital ways to landscape a garden inside or outside a home. They are functional, attractive, and easily maintained in their natural surroundings. They can bring balance, harmony, and peace to space. It is definitely recommended to add it to a home.