Fountain Maintenance

Granite is the superior material choice for outdoor fountains because of its beauty and durability. The fountain design options are endless with stone! Choose your granite variety and as many or as few carved details as you like. Check out these three stunning granite fountain designs for inspiration!

1. Four-Tier Granite Fountain

Complement your garden with this classic granite fountain. Each tier on this fountain is hand carved with care by an expert artisan. It features a finial with Acanthus leaf details and petal-like basins. The neutral color of the granite will make a wonderful backdrop for plants and flowers in your garden,...

Warmer weather is here and summer months are approaching! Follow our fountain maintenance tips to keep your fountain looking and working great this season. 

Clear Debris

Remove all leaves, twigs and dirt that may have collected in your fountain basins during the winter. Leaving organic matter in the basins can stain the stone and damage the fountain pump.

You should also clear debris from the fountain pump. Pollen, leaves and dirt can collect and clog the pump. To clean it, remove the cover and rinse out the filter. Another way to clear buildup from the pump is to gently scrub away debris with an old...

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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