12 Things Worth Knowing Before Installing Indoor Water Fountains

You cannot have enough of the peaceful feelings that your outdoor fountain evokes inside you, and you desire to have the same experience inside your house. 

Here is what you need to know when thinking of installing indoor water fountains.

1. Consider the room you want to install the fountain. It should be where you spend most of our time as you relax and unwind.

2. The lighting should be adequate, and enough the enhance the colors and design variations of the water feature.

3. Take some time to figure out whether you want the fountain to be a secondary feature or the focal point of the room.

4. The water features should have an appropriately-sized basin that limits splashing and overspills, thereby avoid the risk of water damage.

5. You should figure out how you will power the fountain and keep the cord out of sight after installation. The water features can have an automatic function or a manual switch for turning it on and off.

6. For table or desk fountains, then you should place a cork pad underneath them to protect the surface from developing watermarks.

7. To keep the pumps clean and avoid issues with the system, use distilled water instead of tap water.

8. To power the water feature, you will need to supply it with adequate electricity (the same amount required to light a 70W bulb).

9. You should not worry much about mold since most small indoor fountain does not generate a high amount of humidity that can lead to moisture-related problems.

10. Periodically check the water levels to ensure there is enough to keep the pump from running dry and getting damaged.

11. The water levels govern the noise the fountain will produce. The sound will be loud when the water levels of low.
12. Lastly, having an indoor water fountain can help dampen the noise and distractions of the busy street or noisy neighbors.

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