Water Fountain

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Installing a garden fountain can be a huge project. (Photo Credits)

A garden fountain can always be a great addition in a spacious garden. Installing one can be quite a huge endeavor, and for the most part should be undertaken by professionals.

Do It Yourself.com however says it can be a home project by anyone with basic knowledge and sheer willingness to do a DIY. In their website, the shared step-by-step information on how to set-up a garden fountain.The first step, according to their guide is finding a great location for the fountain. Plumbing Association of San Diego 

“Your fountain needs to be in a position where it will be noticed but where it will not be in the way. If you have an idea of the size of the fountain you could try moving a similar sized item around the patio to see what the effect of various locations will be.”

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SF Gate also came up with step-by-step instructions on installing a water fountain for a home garden. A/C And HVAC 

“Locate the fountain within safe reach of a GFI electrical outlet. Using a shovel, dig a trench between the outlet and the fountain, deep enough to accommodate PVC pipe to hold the electrical cord. Dig a hole to fit a 5-gallon bucket snugly inside the hole with the bucket lip rising one inch above ground level. Cut a one-half-inch-wide slit in the lip of the bucket with a knife or hand saw, allowing enough room for the pump cord to pass through. Place the clean bucket in the hole.”

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Plant Smart Living meanti9kme gave tips on how to install a backyard fountain at the least possible cost.

“Decide on what plastic pond tub you want. There are many options available online through retailers like Amazon, as well as in store at places like The Home Depot and Lowes. I happened to get mine for free from a family member who had no use for it, which actually partially inspired my taking on this project when paired with the video and write up I saw Fred had done.”

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When unsure about installing a fountain, seek the help of a plumbing professional or contractor.

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