Fountains and ponds

How to build a small fountain with his own hands

The proximity to nature helps us to take the souland physical strength. It is especially pleased to be near the water, look at its expanse or surface waves, listening to the soothing splash. If this is not possible, but it has its own suburban area, you can decorate it with an artificial pond. And even better - to arrange a real fountain of their own hands. This is not as easy as booking a ready-made design from a specialized firm. But your personal water festival "will result" in a much smaller amount.


  • We look for a suitable place
  • We make a small fountain with his own hands
  • Determine the type of fountain
  • Several recommendations

We look for a suitable place

To begin to learn a few useful sourceswatch the video and photo workshops on independent manufacturing of fountains. You can then begin to plan their work. Choose a place for the fountain decoration and style (natural, rustic, uncluttered, ornate, east, or other). Next should follow the search for a suitable circuit with its estimates on the ground. And then - the choice of materials needed for the work.

To future villa fountain building successfullywork, pleasing its owners and their guests, must first think about every detail. It is not only high-quality equipment, but also a good choice of location. If you use the pump, be sure to provide electricity supply to his area of ​​work. The area is best to choose a shaded, to the action of the sun no water "blooms" due to the development of microscopic algae in it. But, under the trees and fountain design is not recommended to place - in the bowl can crumble the leaves and rubbish.

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Independently can be built even unusual fountain design

It is desirable that your future waterbodywell it fits into the overall style of design areas including building walkways and flower beds. For example, something exquisitely gilded or cutting edge may look out of place on a rustic courtyard. But the pond with a fountain in a rural or natural style will join organically here. Location chosen for him, for reasons of the best view. Or maximum comfort and intimacy, if this was the original intent.

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Palace style suit if echoes the design of buildings and grounds

We make a small fountain with his own hands

Master-house being builtfountain, often prefer the more simple forms and minimal technical complexity. To testify this is usually enough, because the powerful and highly spurting most appropriate in large fountain complex. The device will function properly only if it is accurate and correct assembly. However, the main impression is not so much the design of the tank design will be created from it, how many views bubbling, sparkling, flowing streams.

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The water forms a picture of largely applied nozzle

The main component that determines the formation ofwater paintings, always serve fountain nozzle (or nozzles). They are generally arranged in the form of a hollow tube with nozzles placed in a certain way. The number, size and location of the holes determine the formation and distribution of the generated water jets. Nozzles are often acquired in already finished form. Although, some craftsmen manage and save this by making something similar to themselves.

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One option scheme for homemade holiday fountain

The main discharge stream is typically fed to thesufficient capacity pump nozzle, placed at the bottom. In the creation of a water painting also involves a special supply of water flow regulators. The water spills out under pressure, at right angles passing through the nozzle openings.

Determine the type of fountain

To give you can do without a fountain pump,able to serve as a decoration cozy pond on the estate. The design is simple in form and principle of operation, but it can please the eyes of observers. Such a structure is called the Fountain of open type. It will work by creating a fluid pressure differential. To design to function, you will need a large container filled with water. The nozzle should be set to 0,5-1 m above the liquid level. The resulting pressure drop will push the water trickles out.

fountain structure

One can do without a pump, if not need powerful water jet

The disadvantages include outdoor fountainsthe need for continued compliance with the fluid level as produced by a low pressure is sufficient. The Jets will not be strong and tight sprayed. In addition, the open surface of the water can enter the dust and debris, especially in windy weather.

When used in a circular designpump, mini-fountain will look more interesting. It can make the wind resistance, with sufficiently powerful jets flying apart. Choose to install a suitable nozzle, focusing on a much larger list. Importantly, the device can operate stably enough without human intervention. Water from the bottom level to be supplied to the nozzle, forming a continuous closed circulation system.

Is ejected through a nozzle liquid dropsdown again, going in the tank. After passing through the drain hole, it enters the conduit. After the stages of coarse and fine cleaning fluid is pumped back through the pump and sent to the nozzle.

in a garden pond

With the addition of the pond will be transformed

Several recommendations

If you decide to implement the idea of ​​a fountain with a pump onThis equipment does not need to save. Its quality and reliability depends on the duration of the success of the whole structure. Positioning a fountain will have access to power within.

Miniature composition may even be placed in a large plastic containers of any shape. This material is well suited for the right purposes, ensuring adequate waterproofing.

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This interior decoration is conveniently look in the room, particularly useful is for plants and humidification

For the more ambitious options would requireequip the fountain bowl. That will require the digging of pits, Equipment for her foundation, strengthening the walls of bricks and waterproofing of all surfaces in contact with the liquid. To avoid possible overflow from the top of the bowl, just above the edge of the conventional liquid surface is an emergency drain, not giving water to rise above the required level.

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A fountain in a natural style perfectly complement the beauty of the nearby flower garden

The base of the foundation is recommended to burydistance, precluding the possibility of cleaning the soil. For waterproofing of walls and bottom of the tank, you can use a special film, after processing all received stitches frost resistant sealant. Produce reliable and resistant to corrosion of the water piping can be made of plastic pipes.

Already finished with the installation of the pump stage,be sure to experience the work of the fountain. And just making sure that everything is functioning properly, you can start decorating the pump and the bowl. Forgetting to check the operation of the system, the wizard runs the risk of subsequent dismantling already completed building in search of a problem.

Well-groomed artificial ponds and fountains enchantinglylook and decorate is any territory. And to build this beauty is not so difficult. Of course, if all the necessary materials, nelenivyh hands and inquisitive mind. Even intricately-looking fountain can be collected at the country, do without hired specialists and unnecessary spending.

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