There are countless ways to add value to your property’s overall value. Some options being more obvious than others. One options that is often overlooked that can add value and beauty to your land is that of a water feature. If you are contemplating adding or enhancing a water feature to a residential or commercial property, continue reading.
When deciding on a water fixture, consider several factors — including the size of your property, how you plan to use your property overall, and what you want out of a water fixture.
A water feature can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from small features like a fountain or a bird bath to large features like koi ponds and man-made lakes.
Adding a water feature to your property or to your business is an inviting gesture that can boost your curb appeal. Putting aside the 5 to 15% increase in property value, water features have a myriad of advantages for owners and visitors alike. Simply being around a water feature may reduce stress, improve well-being and lower the risk of depression. One of their benefits is that they can be not only lovely to look at but relaxing to listen to as well — whether it’s the trickle of a fountain or the soft lapping of the waves on a pond. This kind of ambient noise can help drown out less-appealing sounds, such as nearby traffic.
Whatever you decide, a water feature could improve your property value and the enjoyment you take in your home or business. The accompanying resource describes more about some popular water features and what they can do for you.