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The ideal feng shui fountain will go a long way towards helping you build a perfect peaceful spot. brk-306-1__44241.jpg The best plan is to put in a garden or home waterfall. It will undoubtedly contribute a lot to the interior and exterior of your residence. The best location for your outdoor fountain is a spot where you can see it from indoors too.

The most attractive water fountains have flowers and plants. Plants and flowers that come into bloom in various seasons make the ideal accompaniment. The area will be further improved with small adornments like art, a fire pit, or interesting stones.

Choose from all Types of External Fountains

Turn your garden into what you have always wished for – a haven of serenity. You can benefit from a water feature by incorporating an outdoor fountain to your property and creating a place of serenity.

The splendor of a spouting fountain can be seen when it propels a stream of shooting water into the air. Sizable, preexisting ponds can easily be fitted with one of these. These types of fountains are often seen in parks or historical manor homes.

Wall fountains are an great example of outdoor wall features. These sorts of fountains make great water features even if you only have a little garden. Spouting fountains normally make quite an impact whereas wall features are more of a subtle kind of water feature. In a very simple procedure, the water flows out of a spout, trickles down a magnificently textured wall only to be pumped back to the top.

Dependent on the look you have chosen for the garden, you could contemplate a themed fountain. In a rustic themed bungalow or garden, a classical styled statue for your fountain could include cherubs holding the spout. Contemporary gardens, on the other hand, benefit from something more audacious. Let your imagination run free to decide on the best option.

Tiered fountains are unique because the water runs down multiple levels. Cascading fountains is another name used to identify this type of fountain because water flows down multiple levels.

The space needed for an outdoor fountain can be vast, therefore, a better solution is to install a wall fountain or a pondless fountain. Since the reservoirs required for these kinds of fountains are hidden below the ground, you can make the most of the space at your disposal.

If you seek a feeling of serenity and calmness, put in a Japanese fountain as these are considered to bring about such sensations. In this style of water feature the water runs through bamboo sticks. The cycle of water falling into a rustic-styled bucket or a shaped stone repeats itself again and again.

One of the many styles of fountain available is the glass fountain. Producing a more classical appearance are trellis-style fountains which feature shaped metalwork. Gardens with many sharp edges as well as contemporary shapes and designs are better for these sorts of water features. The flowing water creates a striking effect as it moves down the glass panels. LED lights are also used in some fountains to flash color across the water as it flows down on the glass sheet. Often made of fake rock, rock waterfall fountains have water gently trickling down its surface.

Bubbling rock fountains are big stones drilled with holes which are then filled with pipes in the center. In this sort of fountain, water is pushed upwards at low pressure to cause it to bubble and gurgle at the top. The water returns gently trickling down the sides of the rock to reach its starting point. This type of fountain is ideally suitable for small gardens. To ensure that water is not sprayed around if it starts to get windy, this kind of fountain is the best choice since it only uses low pressure to move water.

Powered by sunlight, solar fountains are becoming rapidly trendy. The reasons for this are diverse, from the absence of wires and the reduced complexities to the lower power bills and the beneficial impact on our environment. The wide-ranging designs in outdoor solar-run fountains means you will not have to compromise on style.

Impressive Water Features Around the World

Located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the King Fahd Fountain (1985) is the highest continually-functioning fountain in the world. Attaining incredible heights above the Red Sea, this fountain jets water 260 meters (853 feet) in the sky.

Reaching water levels of 202 meters (663 feet), the World Cup Fountain in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), is recognized as the 2nd highest worldwide.

The Gateway Geyser (1995) situated next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri is number three on the list. This fountain is regarded as the tallest in the U.S. with water reaching up to 192 meters (630 feet).

With water ejected 190 meters (620 feet) in the air, the Port Fountain in Karachi, Pakistan makes the list.

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

The Dubai Fountain, opened to the public in 2009, is located near the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It performs every 1/2 hour to previously recorded music and propels water up to 73 meters (240 feet) in height -it also has built in extreme shooters, though only used during special events, which reach 150 meters (490 feet) in height.

Constructed in 1970, the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet in Canberra, Australia, comes in at #7 shooting water up to 147 meters (482 feet).

And finally comes the Jet d'eau, in Geneva (1951) which measures 140 meters (460 feet) in height.


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