Saturday, November 01, 2008

Solar Fountains: Accentuating Home Gardens

For those home owners who have only the most exquisite taste and style; at the same time, have only the best intention when it comes to the general state of the environment, they would certainly decide in having solar garden fountain on their homes. These sun powered fixtures will definitely run without the use of conventional electrical power.This only means that they are not only excellent for providing the best of care for the environment but are also friendly to any consumer's budget.


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Since these special water-based fixtures obtain the power that they need to run from the energy of the sun, it is a given that you need not have to spend a dime for them to automatically having water flowing and spurting out in a continuous fashion as they are totally free. There is no need for you to spend money for electricity as alternative power is basically used to run the device.

The best place to position them is at the middle of your yard or garden. It will serve as a centerpiece during your party, family get-together, or reunions. Visitors will surely marvel in awe at the sight of continuously flowing or spurting water in their midst. The water feature is even more enhanced with sparkling, multicolored lights thrown at them. What's great about these devices is that you do not have to worry about any possible accidents that might happen as there actually aren’t any long electric cords, not like the conventional or tradition type of fountains that have pesky and often dangerous electrical cords to go with them. This is certainly a boon to households that have lots of small kids playing around the house.

And because these facilities, like solar pond fountain for example, are sun-powered; there is little or even no maintenance work that would be necessary to perform on them. You just have to ensure that the sun-powered panels are exposed fully to the rays of the sun in order to optimize the amount of energy needed to run the
solar-powered fountain. Likewise, it will help if ample protection is provided to the gadgets from the harsh natural elements such as strong winds or heavy rains.

Indeed, power from the sun is an alternative that's becoming more and more popular to many consumers. Your home can now run a variety of items via the power from the sun such as your personal or laptop computer, cooker, and of course, your sun-powered garden illumination devices. Remember, you have to decide if you need fountains that possess already built-in solar power panels, or those that have detached panels, with cords attaching them to the device.

If the panels are built into the fountain itself, you have to make sure that the whole device is installed on the garden location where sunlight falls at its optimum. On the other hand, the advantage of detached panels is that you can place your solar garden fountain anywhere in the exterior of your home. You can even install it under the shades. Again, it is a must that the panels gain full exposure to the rays of the sun.

2 comments:

Jayne said...

I've recently introduced Solar Powered Fountains into my garden. In fact I replaced my old non-solar (electric) powered fountain. I thought that the power it would generate would be far less than my old one, but fortunately it's in a good sun trap and seems almost as powerful as the old one!

Charles Brawnyson said...

This is such an awesome blog! With some of the ideas I got from here I just put some solar fountains for the garden in and they look so good. Definitely an improvement.