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Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Water Features

At Building Character, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality deck design and construction and other outdoor living services. We take pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and workmanship. Since 1994, we have been building a reputation for excellence in the industry. At our company, we have been committed to providing exceptional deck design and construction services and other outdoor living projects for over 30 years. Our highly trained professionals are certified, insured, and experienced in all aspects of deck building, ensuring that your project is completed with the utmost care and attention to detail.

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Koi Pond Contractors Cincinnati

Our Water Feature Building Process…

Clear & Open Communication

Our team works closely with you to communicate and understand your vision thoroughly so we can create a water feature that will far exceed your expectations.

Construction

Once we finalize the ideal design plan, we'll initiate the construction of your water feature. Our dedicated team manages the entire process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for your water feature project from inception to completion.

Inspection

We conduct a thorough inspection to ensure your new water feature meets local and state government requirements. Most of all, we want to ensure your water feature is built to perfection and that you are 100% satisfied with the results!

Craft a Getaway in Your Cincinnati Backyard.

Building Character, a family-owned water feature contractor based in Cincinnati, is dedicated to perfection in every project we undertake. Our goal is to bring your dreams to life and elevate your outdoor living space.

Our specialization lies in meticulous attention to detail. Each element of your water feature is carefully selected to align with your vision, all while adhering to safety standards outlined by the Ohio Building Code. Don’t just dream – take the plunge and embark on your water feature project with us today.

Should I Hire a Water Feature Contractor?

If you’ve been browsing Google for water feature builders or Cincinnati contractors because you’re contemplating the addition of a water feature to your home – an immediate enhancement for your space, creating a zone for entertainment, relaxation, and socializing – you’ve arrived at the perfect destination.

Key Considerations Before Selecting a Water Feature Builder

A water feature contractor can help you implement your plan, but before you get started, you’ll need to have a plan in mind.

Here’s what you should ask yourself before reaching out.

100% Satisfaction

Our Workers Are Always Professional, Polite, and Efficient. You Will Get Compliments All The Time About How Great Your Water Feature Looks.

Unbeatable Price

You Will Be Hard-Pressed To Find A Contracting Company That Comes Close To the Amazing Quality, Craftsmanship Mixed With The Great Prices That We Offer.

Award Winning Team

Time and Again, We Here At Building Character LLC Receive Various ‘Best Of Awards’.

5/5

Another Reason To Choose Us

“Jared’s crew did a fantastic job building our deck. I couldn’t be happier. They were timely and careful and built a really solid deck. I would use them again in a heartbeat.” -Adam Hickey

Adding a water feature to your outdoor living space can bring about numerous advantages, enhancing both the aesthetic and functional aspects of your environment. Here are some benefits:

  1. Aesthetic Appeal:

    • Water features, such as fountains, ponds, or waterfalls, contribute to the overall beauty of your outdoor space, creating a visually appealing focal point.
  2. Relaxation and Tranquility:

    • The sound of running water has a calming effect, promoting relaxation and reducing stress. A water feature can serve as a peaceful retreat within your own property.
  3. Wildlife Attraction:

    • Ponds and other water features attract wildlife such as birds, butterflies, and frogs, adding a natural and dynamic element to your surroundings.
  4. Increased Property Value:

    • Well-designed water features can enhance the perceived value of your property, making it more attractive to potential buyers and contributing to overall curb appeal.
  5. Entertainment Space:

    • A water feature can transform your outdoor area into an entertainment hub. It provides a tranquil backdrop for social gatherings, parties, or simple relaxation with family and friends.
  6. Temperature Regulation:

    • The evaporation process of water features can contribute to a cooling effect in the surrounding area, especially during warmer seasons, making your outdoor space more comfortable.
  7. Low Maintenance Options:

    • Some water features, like recirculating fountains, require minimal maintenance. This allows you to enjoy the benefits of a water feature without significant upkeep.
  8. Customization and Personalization:

    • Water features offer a wide range of design possibilities, allowing you to customize and personalize your outdoor space according to your preferences and style.
  9. Improved Air Quality:

    • The movement of water in a feature can help improve air quality by capturing and removing dust and pollutants from the air, promoting a healthier outdoor environment.
  10. Unique Landscaping Element:

    • A well-designed water feature adds a unique and distinctive element to your landscaping, setting your property apart and creating a memorable outdoor experience.

Customizing your water feature design allows you to create a unique and personalized outdoor space. Here are several ways you can tailor your water feature:

  1. Type of Water Feature:

    • Choose the type of water feature that aligns with your preferences and space, such as a fountain, pond, waterfall, stream, or a combination of these elements.
  2. Materials:

    • Select materials that complement your overall landscaping and style. Options include natural stone, concrete, ceramic, or metal. The choice of materials can influence the appearance and durability of the water feature.
  3. Size and Scale:

    • Determine the appropriate size of the water feature based on the available space and the visual impact you desire. Consider the proportions within your landscaping to ensure a harmonious design.
  4. Shape and Layout:

    • Experiment with different shapes and layouts for your water feature. Curved edges, irregular shapes, or unique configurations can add visual interest and creativity to the design.
  5. Water Flow and Sound:

    • Customize the water flow and sound to suit your preferences. Adjust the speed and intensity of the water movement to achieve the desired ambiance, whether it’s a gentle trickle or a more dramatic cascade.
  6. Lighting:

    • Incorporate lighting elements to highlight and showcase your water feature, especially during the evening. Underwater lights, spotlights, or ambient lighting can create a stunning visual effect.
  7. Plantings and Surroundings:

    • Integrate plants and landscaping around the water feature to enhance its natural appeal. Consider using aquatic plants, rocks, or decorative elements that complement the overall design.
  8. Color Scheme:

    • Choose a color scheme that complements the surroundings. This applies to both the water feature itself and any additional elements such as decorative stones, planters, or sculptures.
  9. Theme or Style:

    • Align the water feature with the overall theme or style of your outdoor space. Whether it’s a formal garden, a natural oasis, or a contemporary landscape, ensure that the water feature seamlessly integrates into the design.
  10. Interactive Features:

    • Consider adding interactive features, such as water jets, bubblers, or spillways, to create movement and interest. These features can add a dynamic element to the design.
  11. Sustainability Features:

    • Incorporate eco-friendly elements, such as rainwater harvesting or a recirculating system, to enhance the sustainability of your water feature.

By carefully considering these customization options, you can create a water feature that not only meets your practical needs but also reflects your personal style and enhances the overall aesthetics of your outdoor living space.

The time it takes to build a water feature can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type and complexity of the feature, the size of the project, and the specific site conditions. Here are some general guidelines:

  1. Small Fountains or Pondless Water Features:

    • Simple water features like small fountains or pondless water features can often be installed in a matter of days. These features are typically less complex and involve less excavation and construction.
  2. Medium-Sized Ponds or Waterfalls:

    • Projects involving medium-sized ponds or waterfalls may take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks. This includes the excavation, installation of the liner, rockwork, and plumbing.
  3. Large Ponds, Waterfalls, or Streams:

    • More extensive water features, such as large ponds, elaborate waterfalls, or meandering streams, can take several weeks to complete. These projects often involve more intricate design and construction processes.
  4. Custom or Complex Designs:

    • If your water feature has unique or custom elements, or if it involves additional landscaping, lighting, or intricate design details, the construction time may be extended.
  5. Weather Conditions:

    • Weather can also be a significant factor. Adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or extreme temperatures, may cause delays in the construction process.
  6. Permitting and Approvals:

    • The time required for obtaining necessary permits and approvals from local authorities can impact the overall timeline. Ensure that all regulatory requirements are met before construction begins.
  7. Site Preparation:

    • The condition of the site and the amount of preparation needed, including grading, soil stabilization, or removal of existing structures, can affect the construction timeline.
  8. Collaboration and Communication:

    • Effective communication between you and the water feature builder is crucial. Timely decision-making, clear communication of expectations, and prompt responses to any queries can help keep the project on schedule.

It’s essential to discuss the estimated timeline with your chosen water feature builder during the planning stages. They can provide more accurate information based on the specific details of your project. Keep in mind that unexpected challenges or changes in the design may also influence the construction timeline.

The need for a permit to build a water feature can vary depending on your location and the specific regulations of your local municipality. Here are some factors to consider:

  1. Size and Type of Water Feature:

    • The size and type of the water feature may influence whether a permit is needed. Larger or more complex features, such as extensive ponds or waterfalls, may be subject to additional scrutiny.
  2. Zoning Restrictions:

    • Zoning ordinances may dictate the types of structures and features allowed on residential properties. Verify whether your water feature complies with these zoning regulations.
  3. Safety Considerations:

    • Safety features, such as fencing around the water feature, may be required in some areas, especially if there are concerns about the safety of children or pets.
  4. Protected Areas:

    • If your property includes protected or environmentally sensitive areas, additional permits may be necessary to ensure compliance with conservation and environmental protection regulations.
  5. Historical Districts:

    • If your property is located in a historical district, there may be additional requirements and permits needed to preserve the historical character of the area.
  6. Water Conservation Regulations:

    • Some regions have water conservation regulations, and permits may be required for features that involve significant water usage.
  7. Professional Advice:

    • Consult with a local water feature builder or contractor, as they are likely familiar with the permitting requirements in your area. They can guide you on the necessary steps and help with the permitting process.

To determine whether you need a permit, contact your local building department or planning office. Provide them with details about the proposed water feature, and they can advise you on the specific requirements for your location. Obtaining the necessary permits ensures that your water feature complies with local regulations and can help you avoid potential legal issues in the future.

The cost of building a water feature will depend on the size, materials used, and project complexity. Obtaining a quote from a reputable water feature-building services provider is best to get an accurate cost estimate.

Call us today at (513) 592-1103 for your virtual water feature design and building estimate.

  1. What is my Budget for the Water Feature Project?

    • Determine the financial scope of your project, including any potential additional costs, to ensure it aligns with your budget.
  2. What Type of Water Feature Best Suits My Space and Preferences?

    • Consider the size of your outdoor area and your aesthetic preferences. Decide whether you want a pond, fountain, waterfall, or another type of water feature.
  3. Have I Checked the Builder’s Credentials and References?

    • Ensure the builder is licensed, insured, and has relevant experience in constructing water features. Ask for references to assess their track record.
  4. What Maintenance Requirements Does the Chosen Water Feature Entail?

    • Understand the maintenance needs of the water feature you’re considering. Some features may require more upkeep than others, and it’s important to be prepared for ongoing care.
  5. Am I Clear on the Local Regulations and Permits?

    • Building Character handles the zoning and permit process for our customer. We complete and file all the paperwork…..