Fountains are becoming extremely popular these days. One of the reasons is the unlimited possibilities that fountains provide in creating a style that is both unique and enviable for our own homes and gardens.

Whether it is an outdoor or indoor fountain, floor or tabletop fountain or one of those incredibly soothing wall mounted or hanging wall fountains, there is no question that people would grab at that chance to have one, if they can.

Since the times of ancient Rome, water fountains have been used to symbolize wealth and prosperity. For thousands of years, Chinese practitioners of feng shui have noted both the spiritual and health benefits of having water flow in and around the home or place of business. Water fountains have become the central meeting places in towns and cities alike and are some of the most memorable landmarks.

Science has caught up to ancient traditions in recognizing that even the sound of running water can produce calming effects and stimulate well-being. With indoor water fountains you have a method for raising the humidity inside to eliminate dry air. On the other hand, outdoor water fountains have become artistic focuses for cities and gardens. Both indoor and outdoor water fountains combine attractive outward appearances and genuine health improvements.

Of course, you would like to find out how water fountains can be therapeutic. You should take the time to examine this question carefully. If you are serious about adding water fountains to the inside of your home or property take a few minutes to go over the following material.

As mentioned before, indoor water fountains work like natural air purifiers and humidifiers. The fountain purifies the air because it is a moving source of water. As the water flows through the fountain it generates negative ions that escape out into the air. Once the negative ions touch dust particles and smoke they bond with the elements, causing them to drop to the ground.

As scientists have spent time investigating negative ions, they have uncovered effects on the brain chemistry that generate a sense of peace and increase alertness. These are effects of water fountains that were already understood by those who practiced feng shui. Thousands of years before scientists made the connection, users of feng shui were benefiting from the natural health effects of running water.

Scientists have also determined that the sound produced by running water has a relaxing effect on the hearer. When you have indoor water fountains flowing inside your home, you will immediately notice a difference in the way you feel. CDs and tapes capitalize on this relationship between the sound of flowing water and that sense of peace.

One of the notable benefits of outdoor fountains, like those for gardens, is that it provide water for animals like birds. Of course these types of water fountains all offer aesthetic value. Artfully designed water fountains can provide an attractive focus for the home garden. Like indoor water fountains, the outdoor water fountains will produce energizing negative ions so you come away feeling rejuvenated.

As you can see, water fountains come with many therapeutic and health benefits. They also can beautify the home garden or interior design. If you do not already have water fountains, it might be worth it to consider purchasing one for the home or garden. With water fountains, you have a safe and natural method for improving mental well-being and physical health.

A fountain, as an architectural element of an urban or domestic space, is a hydraulic device composed of pipes, taps or water fountains, and one or more pylons, piles or ponds. It can have utilitarian, environmental or decorative use.

They are habitual in patios, gardens, squares, or in singular places of the city, embellishing them and highlighting their importance.

Since most of you are dealing with different budgets and spaces to place the fountain, here is some info on the various types of water fountains available to give you a better idea of what is the better choice for you and your home.

The smallest in size of the indoor water fountains are the tabletop water fountains. They have numerous benefits over bigger and bulkier fountains. For example, they can be easily transported to any room in your home without much of a hassle. Also, they make much less noise than bigger fountains contributing to a more relaxing atmosphere.

Wall mounted water fountains are another interesting option that homeowners have. These fountains are hung upon a wall and run as all other fountains do. What’s great about wall water fountains is the fact that they waste little space. However, they can’t be moved around as easily as other types of fountains can.

Outdoor water fountains can have a major aesthetic impact when combined with a beautiful landscape. It’s quite difficult to imagine anything more relaxing than retreating to your backyard while listening to the calming sound of water tricking down a surface. Another benefit is that whenever you may be entertaining guests the fountain can act as a great conversation piece.

Water fountains can make a great addition to any home that the whole famy, including your pets, will enjoy!

 
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  • 【2. 5L Large Capacity】2. 5L / 84oz water capacity is great for small to medium sized pets. The circulation system helps provide healthy and hygienic water for your beloved pets all day!
  • 【BPA Free & High-quality Material】Made of high-quality PP resin, this automatic water bowl is BPA free, durable, and it’s easy to operate and clean. Furthermore, each fountain comes with 1 silicone pad to catch splashing water from naughty pets.
  • 【3 Different Flow Designs】 Veken Pet Fountain has 3 modes: flower waterfall, flower bubble, and gentle fountain - each mode meets the needs of various pets. The free-falling stream and bright color attract pets to drink more water!
  • 【Triple Filtration System】The pet water fountain is equipped with 3 replacement filters, each composed of a cotton layer, activated carbon and an ion exchange resin. They form a triple filtration system to prevent your pets from getting sick.
 

Cubic Cat Water Fountain Stainless Steel, Intelligent Auto Power Off Pump, Pet Fountain with 3 Carbon Filters, 1 Foam Filter, 1 Mat and 2 Cleaning Brushes, Water Level Window with LED Light 85 oz/2.5L

  • [3 Carbon filters, 1 sponge filter, 2 brushes, 1 mat and stainless-steel top]: Pet fountain includes stainless steel top, 3 carbon filters, 1 foam filter, 2 cleaning brushes for the intake tube and the motor cavity and 1 mat. High-grade stainless-steel top is unbreakable, durable and easy to clean. Stainless steel top is hygienic and dishwasher-safe.
  • [Smart light indicator and auto power off pump]: Transparent water level window with LED Light reminds you adding water in time during the day or at night. When the water level is low, the light turns red and the pump shuts off automatically. Stainless steel top pet fountain features LED light that will decorate your room in the evening.
  • [Circulating filtration system with 2 filters]: the circulating filtration system uses a replaceable charcoal filter to purify the water, remove dirt and food particles and a pre-filter sponge to catch the hair and debris. It provides fresh clean water to your lovely pets
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  • [3 filters, 2 brushes, 1 mat and stainless steel top]: Pet fountain includes stainless steel top, 3 carbon filters, 2 cleaning brushes for the intake tube and the motor cavity and 1 mat. High grade stainless steel top is unbreakable, durable and easy to clean. Stainless steel top is hygienic and dishwasher-safe.
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  • [Circulating filtration system]: the circulating filtration system uses a replaceable charcoal filter to purify the water, remove hair, dirt and food particles. It provides fresh clean water to your lovely pets.
  • [Hassle-free]: the pet fountain only takes a few minutes to set up. Disassembling for cleaning and maintenance is easy. BPA free cat fountain is safe for your pets.
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Veken Cat Water Fountain, 2.5L Automatic Pet Water Fountain, Dog Water Dispenser with 3 Replacement Filters and 1 Silicone Mat for Cats and Small to Medium Dogs (Cyan)

  • 【Monitor Your Pet's Water Intake】 The fountain includes a water level indicator in order to better monitor the overall water consumption of your pet. The water level indicator is a safe and efficient way to manage your pet’s water consumption without having to constantly watch your pet.
  • 【Upgraded Quality Materials】Made of food grade materials, this upgraded automatic water bowl is BPA free, more durable, and it is easy to operate and clean. Each fountain comes with a silicone pad to catch splashing water from naughty pets.
  • 【2.5L Large Capacity & 3 Different Flow Designs】2.5L / 84oz water capacity is great for small to medium sized pets. The circulation system helps provide healthy and hygienic water for your beloved pets all day! The Veken Pet Fountain has 3 modes, with each mode meeting the needs of various pets. The free-falling stream and bright color attract pets to drink more water!
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  • 【Triple Filtration System】The pet water fountain is equipped with 3 replacement filters, each composed of a cotton layer, coconut shell activated carbon and an ion exchange resin. They form a triple filtration system to prevent your pets from getting sick. The upgraded pet fountain includes an added pre-filter sponge around the pump to better filter impurities and extend pump life.
 

EPICKA Sprout Pet Fountain, 2L/67oz Cat Water Fountain with LED Indicator, Quiet Pump, 3 Triple-Action Filters and 1 Silicone Mat, BPA-Free Automatic Dog Water Dispenser (Green)

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  • 【Easy to Use】- Comprised of only a few, sturdy parts, our EPICKA sprout fountain is extremely simple to assemble and clean. Thanks to its large, but not over-bulky, 2L/67oz capacity, you will only need to refill the water once or twice a week instead of daily.
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  • 【Changing Colors】It can be changes multi colors via RF remote, includes the function of brightness and speed of modes. Especially at night,the long-lasting LED create a speciall beauty with the lighted changing color feature.
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PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Dog and Cat Water Fountain, Automatic Drinking Fountain for Pets, 168 Oz.

  • Large Water Capacity: 168 oz. water capacity is great for pets of all sizes or multiple pets
  • Encourages Drinking: Free-falling stream entices pets to drink more water
  • Filtered Water: Includes replaceable carbon water filter that removes bad tastes and odors, keeping water fresh
  • Less Refills: Built-in reservoir increases capacity and extends time between refilling your fountain
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  • Easy-To-Clean: Fountain is BPA-free and top-shelf dishwasher safe