Creating the Perfect Haven Indoors or Outdoors

Incorporating a feng shui fountain in your living area is certain to contribute to creating an atmosphere of harmony and serenity. A garden or home waterfall is the most effective option. It is a wonderful complement to the decoration of any house. p-340__90679.jpg Install your outdoor fountain where you can see it from inside the house as well.

Plants and flowers are also important for the most beautiful water fountains. The best idea is to add some plants which look beautiful no matter what the weather is outside. Beautiful rocks, sculptures, or a fireplace are also nice additions.

Outdoor Water Features Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

Make your dream a reality by creating an oasis of tranquility in your garden. The soothing feeling provided by outdoor fountains is just one of the benefits of installing a water feature in your garden.

The beauty of a spouting fountain can be observed when it propels a stream of shooting water into the air. It is possible to have one of these installed into an existent, large pond. You can find these in community recreational areas or old mansions.

Outdoor water features come in different shapes and sizes, one of which is a fancy wall fountain. Such water features make for a great addition to your yard even if it is small. Whereas spouting fountains produce an impressive effect, wall fountains are rather understated water features. In this straightforward process, water is ejected from a little spout, flows down a wonderfully textured wall, before being collected at the bottom and returned to the top once again.

Putting in a fountain with a theme depends totally on the style of your garden. In a rustic themed bungalow or garden, a traditional styled statue for your fountain could include cherubs holding the spout. Something special and striking could be an alternative for more modern gardens. Let your mind run free to select the best option.

The main characteristic of tiered fountains is the numerous levels spewing out water. Water flowing down multiple levels of this water feature is the primary attribute of a cascading fountain.

A significant amount of space is needed for an outdoor fountain, so another option is to install a wall fountain or a pondless fountain. Fit in one of these fountains if your space is limited since their reservoirs are hidden from sight below ground.

Tranquility and well-being are a few of the chief sensations imparted by Japanese fountains. Bamboo sticks serve as the tubing from which water flows in these kinds of water features. The repetition of water streaming into a bucket or shaped stone is one of the main characteristics of this type of fountain.

Fountains created from glass are another type on the market. Featuring shaped metalwork, trellis-style fountains of this kind have a more traditional aspect. Water features such as these are ideal for yards with many sharp corners as well as modern-day forms and designs. The flowing water creates a striking effect as it moves down the glass sheets. Some fountains also include colorful LED lights to shine onto the sheets of glass as water flows downwards. A rock waterfall fountain (often made of imitation rock) shows off water slowly flowing down its façade.

In a bubbling rock fountain, a big rock is drilled with openings and then filled in the middle with pipes. In this type of fountain, water is driven upwards at low pressure to cause it to bubble and gurgle at the top. Flowing towards the base of the fountain, the water returns as a slow dribble down the sides of the rock. This sort of fountain is perfectly suited for little gardens. To ensure that water is not sprayed around if it starts to get windy, this kind of fountain is the best option since it only uses low pressure to move water.

The trend of setting up solar powered fountains is becoming increasingly prevalent. The reasons for this are diverse, from the lack of wires and the reduced complexities to the lower power bills and the beneficial impact on our environment. You will not have to concede on style since there is a wide selection of designs to choose from in outdoor solar-powered fountains.

The Globe's Most Impressive Fountains

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has the highest continuously- running fountain known as the King Fahd Fountain (1985). The water here jets up to a height of 260 meters (853 feet) above the Red Sea.

The World Cup Fountain located in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), comes in 2nd place with water shooting up 202 meters (663 feet).

The Gateway Geyser (1995) situated next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri is #3 on the list. Considered the highest fountain in the United States, it propels water 192 meters (630 feet) into the sky.

Next is Port Fountain (2006) in Karachi, Pakistan, where the water jets 190 meters (620 feet) high.

Number 4: Fountain Park (1970), Fountain Hills, Arizona - although it can reach heights of 171 meters (561 feet) when all three pumps are operating, it only reaches 91 meters (300 feet) on a normal day.

The Dubai Fountain opened in 2009 near to Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building. Once every half hour, this fountain begins dancing to pre-recorded musical themes while shooting water 73 meters (240 feet) high. It also has extreme shooters, rarely used, which go as high as 150 meters (490 feet).

Making it in the top 8 is the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet in Canberra (1970) which measures 147 meters (482 feet).

The last impressive fountain to make the list is the Jet d’Eau (1951) in Geneva, Switzerland, measuring 140 meters (460 feet).


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