All too often, we focus on the interior design of our home or business, but overlook the exterior and landscape. While it's tempting to treat our exterior design as an afterthought, there are many benefits to updating your grounds with a beautiful water feature. Whether you want to hire a professional or do it yourself, Modern Design Aquascaping is here to help. Consider these four benefits below:
Enjoy the soothing effect of water.
We all know first-hand the soothing effect that nature has on people, and water is particularly calming. People who live near water have been shown to be healthier and experience less stress than those who don't. It's true that we can't all live near the ocean, but we can still reap the benefits of peace and tranquility which a water feature will add to your property.
Yes, living near water makes us happier.
Attract and support local wildlife.
The goals of landscaping have shifted significantly in recent years. There is a greater emphasis on going truly green in the garden and making one's property a more suitable refuge for some kinds of wildlife. Animals like birds, frogs, and butterflies are all attracted to water sources. Adding a water feature like a waterfall or natural pond is a lovely way to invite beautiful creatures into your space while also offering them a healthy habitat.
Personalize your outdoor space with better curb appeal.
Curb appeal is important for both business and residential exteriors. It doesn't just add monetary value to your property, but it allows you to make a statement about your personality or brand. Water features are entirely customizable and can be done in any style that suits your personal taste and budget. When you update your property with a water feature, you get to give your guests and potential clients a great first impression that does you care about the little details.
Some folks choose to combine water features with feng shui principles--learn more.
Is 2018 the year that you will add a water feature to your property? If you're on the fence, visit our website or call us at 865-995-1234 to learn more about our gallery of gorgeous work and contact us today to request your phone consultation.
John Adams is a professional pond artist and builder.