For more details on pump performance and specifications, see the detailed flowcharts below by pump model number:
Most of our fountains can be assembled in 5 minutes or less and require no special tools. All of our fountains include assembly instructions and for many models, assembly videos are available on our YouTube channel.
Yes. The recirculating pump and other noted accessories are all included in the box. Our fountains do not require any special plumbing; just add clean water and enjoy.
Some fountains splash more than others and need to be monitored regularly. Most fountains, however, need only to be topped-up every few days, depending on the humidity, location, etc. Dry climates will cause more rapid evaporation, and locations with full sunlight will also require more frequent attention. The general rule is to try to keep your fountain at least ¾ full, but most importantly, to ensure the pump is fully submerged at all times.
The easiest way is to change out the water on a regular basis. Adding water to your fountain when you do other watering in the yard, for example, not only helps to prevent pump burnout by keeping your fountain full, but also helps to keep the water and fountain clean.
For areas where buildup is noted, a soft cloth and a 30% / 70% mixture of vinegar and warm water serve as a great cleaning agent. Rinse and refill when complete.
Yes, just be sure to keep it clean and full of water, and ensure the pump is fully submerged at all times. If desired, an outdoor timer (sold separately) can be added to automate operation and to ensure the water turns over on a regular basis.
Yes, our fountains are compatible with all accessories approved for this use, such as the ones seen on our website.
See our Fountain Lighting section for more.
Yes, depending on where you live and where the fountain is situated.
For regions where temperatures drop below 0°C, your fountain should be emptied, dried and stored in a covered location. Failure to properly winterize your fountain, may result in damage and is not covered by warranty. Our Fountain Know-How and Use and Care Guide offer additional information on proper storage.
Certain models that do not splash as much can be moved inside to be used for the winter months, but we recommend placing them on a surface that will not be damaged by splashing water or moisture buildup.
Angelo Décor branded fountains come with a limited 1-year warranty from the date of purchase. Birdbaths, Statues and other decorative items are covered by warranty for a period of 90-days from the date of purchase. All lighting and solar accessories include a limited 90-day warranty from the date of purchase.
For complete information on your product and its warranty, please have a look at our detailed warranty information.
The materials used in the fabrication of our garden decor products can be repaired and/or refinished as needed.
Visit the repairs section of our website for more.
The material used in the construction of our fountains varies, depending on the design and intended use. Our NuCrete® material is most commonly used with large tiered fountains, and our Comp-Cast® material is more commonly used with items that have more precise details to their design.
Head over to the materials section of our site for details on these materials.
Yes. It is designed to withstand prolonged outdoor use. The paints used, including the preparatory base coat provide UV protection. The sun however is hard on all things; choosing a location that will provide periods of shade during the day will help prevent excessive exposure and premature wear.
We also recommend applying a clear sealer to the product annually, to help protect both the finish and material. These sealers can be found at home improvement retailers in brush-on and spray- on varieties. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for application and best results.
Addressing a leak as result of a crack or pinhole, or even rebuilding a missing section of your fountain, statue or birdbath is easy with an epoxy repair putty.
Products like Oatey® Epoxy Putty work great for this purpose and are ideal for both NuCrete® and Comp-Cast® materials. You can find this and similar epoxy putty products at most home improvement retailers (commonly located in or around the plumbing aisle).
Typically these are a 2-part clay-like material that should be mixed for 1–2 minutes, until the material is a solid consistent colour, then applied and shaped as needed. These innovative repair materials begins to cure and harden within 3 – 5 minutes of being applied and are often ready to be sanded, filed or painted as needed after just 1 hour.
Step-by-step application overview:
1. Clean and prepare the surface. Remove all dirt, grease or debris to ensure proper adhesion.
2. Cut a section of the putty (as needed). We recommend starting with and working with smaller sections at a time.
3. Mix the material until the 2 parts are one consistent colour.
4. Shape and apply the repair material to the affected area. Remove any excess before it hardens.
As these products may cause irritation to the skin, we recommend handling while wearing gloves. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after use. Curing time may vary by temperature. Follow the manufacturer’s application advice for best results.
Fixing a small, clean break is easy with a strong holding clear glue.
We use and recommend LePage Super Glue Ultra Gel Control for these types of repairs however a similar “super glue” can be used in its absence.
1. Clean and prepare the surface areas. A light sanding will help the glue adhere to both pieces.
2. Apply the glue then position the broken piece in place. Use a wet cloth to wipe away any excess glue once you have positioned the piece.
3. Firmly hold the piece in place until the piece has set. (See the manufacturer’s suggestions for setting time.)
4. Apply a dab of paint (if needed) to help hide the seam of the break.
Should the need arise, be it for customization, maintenance or repair, applying paint is a simple and easy way to refresh.
Before you get started, here’s a list of some things you’ll need:
This video details the repair process with an epoxy putty, multi-textured paint and clear coat.
While each scenario may vary, these general steps can be followed to achieve a “like new” finish for most paint repairs.
Most home improvement and/or hobby stores will carry a variety of paints that can be used for this process. As with any painting project, the right tools and proper preparation will make the project a success. Read and follow the manufacturer’s suggestions when applying.
Don’t forget to check our list of recommended materials for advice on what products to use.