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Backyard Waterfalls in Point Lookout, NY 11569
Benefits of Waterfall Fountains for Your Backyard in Point Lookout, NY
Have you ever seen backyard waterfalls in Point Lookout, NY? Maybe a friend of yours has one in their backyard. Or, maybe you have only seen them in movies. There are large, luxurious backyards with a garden pond and an outdoor waterfall. These characters have a backyard that you could only dream of having. Or, maybe you saw it in your dreams. After all, who doesn’t want a gorgeous water feature in their backyard?
While all this sounds more like fantasy than reality, you can find waterfall fountains for your backyard that will suit it perfectly and for a reasonable price. Does that seem too good to be true? Luckily, you can have a garden designed specifically for you in your Nassau County backyard without having to give up an arm and a leg!
However, are there any benefits of a water garden or a smaller waterfall? What can backyard waterfalls do to benefit your health, the environment, or your backyard? And do they do anything other than look pretty and make your friends jealous? When you choose Scott Anderson Design, we ensure you receive a waterfall design that will provide many benefits. In our guide below, we’ll explain the health, environmental, and backyard benefits of adding a pond or waterfall.
Scott Anderson Design has a large portfolio of backyard waterfalls and ponds we’ve created for many of our happy customers in the past. Once you read our guide, look at our portfolio to find the garden pond of your dream.
Believe it or not, you will notice many physical and mental health benefits when you build a pond. In the modern world, there are many things that can cause stress or anxiety. Maybe you’re behind at work, or your responsibilities as a parent are piling up. No matter the stressor in your life, taking a step back to sit at the edges of the pond can help you relax.
Look at the water moving in the wind, feel the flat stone at the sides of the pond, and take a deep breath. The sounds of nature, the pond water moving, and the hum of a smaller waterfall will help you relax.
What do many people do when they feel stressed? They go on YouTube and turn on calming water sounds. Why use YouTube when you can create a pond in your Point Lookout, NY backyard? Waterfall fountains for your backyard can help you relax after a long, stressful day.
However, there are physical health benefits of backyard waterfalls as well. Do you love sitting in nature, but your allergies make it insufferable? Then you should consider adding a water feature. Believe it or not, these features can attract allergens and dust, thus filtering the air. You can enjoy your Nassau County backyard if you have backyard waterfalls for more than one reason.
There are also environmental benefits of water fountains for your backyard. If you love nature, why wouldn’t you want to attract it to your backyard? You can create a sanctuary for creatures by adding a small pond to your backyard. Dragonflies, birds, your pets, and other small wildlife will love the pond water.
Plus, having a gorgeous pond and garden will inspire you to take care of nature. Why would you want to protect the environment if you never enjoy what Point Lookout, NY has to offer? If you live near the city, you may forget how beautiful nature is.
You can build a pond with a natural-looking pond liner, so all you see is the shallow water and the fish swimming in it–if you add fish, that is. You can fall in love with nature again with backyard waterfalls in Nassau County.
Finally, a pond can benefit your backyard as well. Are you planning on selling your home at some point? While you may not want to spend a lot of money just to sell your Point Lookout, NY house, the waterfall can benefit you in the long run.
Many potential homeowners want a unique home and backyard, so why wouldn’t they love waterfall fountains for the backyard? Make the pond more appealing by adding luxury features and flexible liners. Your home will sell before you know it.
As you can see, there are many benefits of waterfall fountains for your backyard. If you want to invest in a quality waterfall, call Scott Anderson Design at 516-729-5668 today.
Some information about Point Lookout, NY
Point Lookout is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. The population was 1,219 at the time of the 2010 census. The town is mostly made up of residential homes, with several small businesses on Lido Boulevard. The town is surrounded on three sides by water. Today, Point Lookout has become a popular location for summer residences. Among its inhabitants, it is commonly referred to as ‘PLO’.
Point Lookout’s first known inhabitants were Merrick (Meroke) Native Americans, a tribe of the Algonquin people. The first European settlers in Point Lookout were Dutch, who arrived in the 1640s, followed by the English, in the 1660s.
The barrier beach on which Point Lookout sits has been, in one incarnation or another, there for hundreds, if not thousands of years. The first mention of Point Lookout begins to appear in the mid 19th century, as a location for whalers, and as a dangerous spot for ships. A U.S. Life Saving Station was established at Point Lookout in 1872; ironically, it was due to the tragic wreck of the U.S.S. Mexico on January 2, 1837 that a U.S. Life Saving Service was created; the service remained there until farmers grew salt hay on the marshes that stretch behind the site.
A series of hotel and seasonal bungalows was built, as was a seasonal railroad connecting Point Lookout to Long Beach, but nearly all these structures were destroyed over time by either winter storms or fire. During the summer months ferries from the Woodcleft Canal in Freeport brought hundreds of day-trippers to Point Lookout’s beaches, and for those who lived in Point Lookout, or in the small community to the east called Nassau By the Sea, the barrier island was a paradise.
Directions from Point Lookout, NY to Scott Anderson Design
Here are some remodeling-related links:
- National Association of the Remodeling Industry
- National Association of Home Builders
- The National Association of Professionally Accredited Contractors
- Residential Construction Industry at OSHA.gov