Fountain Maintenance

There are endless design opportunities with stone fountains. View five unique designs for your garden:

1. Water Wheel

This water wheel fountain is a sculpture within a sculpture! The rustic granite fountain features a precisely sculpted paddle wheel and mill house placed within the hollowed out cavity of the large boulder. As the water flows, it cascades over the paddle wheel, causing it to spin. The water flows into the self-contained boulder basin below and is recirculated to flow through again.

2. Fish

This wide-eyed fish fountain is handcarved from Maple Leaf Red granite. The water carvings around the bottom of the...

If you are considering installing a fountain in your landscape this summer, you should take the material into consideration. While there are many stone types offered for fountains, granite is the best option.

Granite Fountains

Granite is one of the most durable stones. The only substance harder than granite is diamond. Unlike other stone types, granite does not have a porous surface that traps water. Water trapped in porous stones can cause the stone fountain to crack and crumble as the water freezes and thaws. 

You can enjoy the beauty of a granite fountain year round because they don’t need to be covered up in the...

Custom stone fountains are our speciality. The design options are virtually endless. If you can imagine it, we can probably create it! 

The photos in this blog are from a project we worked on from start to finish for Pinelawn Memorial Park on Long Island. The process outlined is typical for most custom fountain projects. 

1. The process typically starts with the customer sharing a photo of a fountain they would like replaced or replicated. You can find your inspiration in our idea galleries or from photos of classical fountains from around the world.

The photos below are of a deteriorating concrete fountain. Pinelawn Memorial...

Even when it is cold out, you can still enjoy the relaxing effects of a fountain. Indoor fountains bring the tranquil sound of flowing water indoors. Just like our outdoor stone fountains, indoor fountains are available in a variety of styles, colors and sizes. 

Marble Lion Wall Fountain

This six-foot-tall wall fountain will make a stunning impact no matter where it is placed in your home. This free-standing design is handcarved from Cumulus White marble for a clean look. The water flows from the lion’s mouth into the basin. A decorative pedestal with scrolled carving details supports the basin.

Pedestal Sphere...

It’s that time of year again! Temperatures are dropping and winter is near. If you live in a freezing climate, it is important to winterize your fountain to keep it in great condition. Follow these tips to protect your fountain this year.

Tiered Fountains

If you have a tiered fountain, it is crucial to drain the water from the fountain bowls. If you have a fountain from Carved Stone Creations, there is a rubber stopper in each bowl you can remove to drain the water easily. Granite fountains can withstand freezing temperatures without getting damaged, so you don’t have to move your fountain or cover it. It can stay right...

Make your landscape stand out with a one-of-a-kind stone fountain! From small basin fountains to large estate fountains, the design options are endless. Fountains add a soothing sound and relaxing sight to your landscape with flowing water. Check out five beautiful fountains that will enhance your landscape. 

1. Tall Four-Tier Fountain

This stunning fountain will add a classical element to your landscape. It is handcarved from Wild Rose granite and features intricate scroll details on the basins. This fountain is breathtaking on its own, but it also looks great with a spray ring to add extra drama to your landscape! 

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Take your garden and make it spectacular with stone fountains. They are durable, unique and offer a lifetime of beauty. Get inspired with these five fountain styles:

Basalt

Basalt fountains will transform your garden into a tranquil oasis. This bubbling basalt column fountain creates a soothing sound of water that will allow you to  relax and enjoy the beauty far and near.

Animal

If you have a wild or exotic side, why not show it with a stone animal fountain? Take a trip to paradise each time you look at this spitting dolphin fountain! Handcarved from natural stone, this fountain will make you feel like you’re watching...

Spring is here and the summer months are approaching! It’s time to get your fountain ready for action. Follow these four steps to take to ensure your fountain is clean and ready for the warm weather:

1. Clean Fountain

Before you fill your fountain with water, it’s a good idea to clean the surface of your fountain. This can be done by simply spraying with a hose or scrubbing the area with nylon brush. Cleaning your fountain will get rid of dirt, bird deposits and other remnants from the colder months. Chase the dirty water out or down the fountain drain. This will keep the area clean and ready for fresh water. 

2. Clean...