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10 Tips You Can Consider Before Building A Backyard Waterfall

by @ Tuesday, April 17th, 2012. Filed under Technical Aspects

Tip #1. Flexible Liner or Preformed? You can buy preformed liners for your waterfall or pond construction, or even build the waterfall bottom from concrete, but be careful if you live in an area with cold winters. The preformed liners and concrete can crack, causing leaks. A better choice is to use a flexible liner and cover it with natural stone.   Tip #2. Flexible Liner Flexible liner is most reliable material for waterfalls and pond ...

Technical Aspects Of Building A Waterfall

by @ Tuesday, December 29th, 2009. Filed under Technical Aspects, Design

Artificial backyard waterfalls can be in the different shapes and sizes, but usually combined with pond or pool, hanging over and bringing down water to them.   Besides external appearance, water falling from height has the greatest decorative value; therefore, you have to determine a layer thickness of falling water, especially appreciated in backyard waterfalls.   On borders and rocky ledges the mountain plants that are no ...

Aspects Of Waterfall Building

by @ Monday, November 24th, 2008. Filed under Technical Aspects

The technical aspect of waterfall building is similar to other elements of construction, but there are as well many cardinal differents. First of all is proper complex calculation, especially the base because the waterfalls are usually high enough. It is necessary to consider, that constantly falling water influences a bottom, “beating out” an oriel in a falling place, and also causing constant vibration. The same concerns carefulness ...

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