Your How-To Guide To Create A Backyard Fountain

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How do I build my own backyard fountain?

Your How-To Guide To Create A Backyard Fountain

If you're thinking about building a backyard fountain, it's a straightforward process if you just take it step-by-step. Here's how to tackle a basic backyard fountain.

  • Make sure you're dealing with a clean work area first.
  • Mark the outline of the pond on the floor.
  • Lay a five row high layer of bricks lengthwise at the perimeter.
  • Place a pond under-liner in the center of the pond.
  • On top, add a 45 ml thick pond liner that's safe for fish if you're planning to add them.
  • Add a second layer of bricks inside the pond to stabilize the wall and weigh down the liners.
  • Trim the excess liner at the edge of the pond.
  • Add an additional layer of bricks perpendicular to the existing rows for a nice edge finish.
  • Build a pedestal of bricks and add your statue.
  • Fill the pond up with water. Place a submersible pump inside behind the pedestal. Turn the pump on and your backyard fountain is complete.

   

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