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Benefits of Water Features

(Updated June 27, 2023)

If you're thinking about adding a pond, waterfall or other water feature to your landscape, consider some of the benefits that are associated with them. Adding a water feature to your landscape can instantly transform your outdoor space into a tranquil oasis. Here are a few benefits of water features from your local landscaping experts at The Grounds Guys.

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Promote a Healthier You

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Water features provide soothing sights and sounds that help promote relaxation and de-stress. Through relaxation you can lower your blood pressure and improve physical and mental health as you prop your feet up and enjoy the therapeutic effects of Mother Nature.

Find Relaxation

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The sound of running water is used in many methods to promote relaxation. Sitting near a pond, watching fish or just enjoying the peace of your garden is a wonderful way to reduce stress and relax after a long, hard day.

A Better First Impression of Your Landscape

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Create a tranquil, soothing environment for your guests. Invite them to relax and enjoy the comforts of your landscape with beautiful water features.

Define Your Lawn or Garden

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Use water features to add a unique and specific definition to your landscape. Create added interest with a water focal point.

Create Stylish Effects

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A water garden adds a designer touch to your property. It provides sound and movements to an otherwise still area.

Attract Wildlife to Your Landscape

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Wildlife is attracted by water. By installing a water garden to your home or business you will attract songbirds and other native wildlife to your property.

Increase Your Home's Value

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Research has shown a well-maintained and designed landscape may increase the value of your real estate investment by up to 20 percent. Many investors enjoy having an established landscape. Water gardens also add curb appeal, which also help increase property values.

Contact The Grounds Guys for Aquatic Management Services

Consult with an expert before installing a water feature on your property. The experts at The Grounds Guys can assist you with designing, planning and installing ponds, fountains and other aquatic features. Contact us today to request an estimate for our aquatic management services.