Some people may think of an indoor water fountain as a luxury. However, the truth is that there are some pretty affordable options out there. And as surprising as it may be, water fountains actually have benefits for your home and your well-being. In this article we are going to show you more than 40 ideas for gorgeous indoor fountains. What’s more, we are going to discuss their benefits, where to position them and how to pick the most suitable ones for your home and overall interior. So, if you have decided to add this type of feature to your home, this article is just for you. If not, it might make you want and indoor fountain. But, after all, why not. It will bring so much character to your home and make it feel like you are in a spa.
In this article you will find a few ideas for indoor fountains
- 1 What is the best indoor water fountain?
- 2 Are indoor water fountains healthy?
What is the best indoor water fountain?
As is the case with everything else nowadays, there is a wide variety of indoor water fountains you can choose from. But before you start choosing, there are a few things to consider.
- How much space do you have?
- What is your budget?
- Which part of your home do you want to accentuate?
If you have a lot of space in your home there are a few different options to try for an indoor fountain. That is also the case if you have more budget. If not, however, fear not! You also have different options for low-cost, space friendly water fountains.
There is a wide variety of indoor fountains you can choose from
Fill in floor space
If you are lucky enough to live in a house with a lot of space, then a water fountain is a great addition. Having empty floor space can be boring. Filling that space with a pond with a fountain is a great idea, however. For example, the space under the stairs is always a great space to situate a fountain. It brings a lot of character to your home’s interior and it also gives off a zen vibe. And, on the plus side, your boring floor isn’t so boring anymore.
Fill in the space under the stairs with a cool water fountain
Use it as a room divider
Here is another reason to have a water fountain. If you have large open plan space then room dividers might be your best friend. And room dividers which have water streaking down are absolutely gorgeous. This type of room divider will undoubtedly be the centerpiece of your home. Not only are they beautiful and provide separation between your hallway and living room, fore example, but they also give off amazing relaxing vibes. Furthermore, laying on your sofa and listening to the water falling might actually make you feel as if you are next to a real waterfall.
Using water fountains as room dividers is absolutely genius
Wall-mounted indoor water fountain
If you don’t have enough space for a full blown water fountain, then a wall-mounted one would be perfect for you. What’s even better is the fact that you can pick specific room, in which you want to create the zen feeling we keep talking about. Then, browse and research well before investing in one and just find someone to install it for you. Trust us, the sound of the water falling would be perfect for your home office or bedroom.
Wall-mounted fountains are perfect if you don’t have enough space
Indoor tabletop fountains
For people who want a fountain, but lack space and a big budget tabletop fountains are the perfect solutions. They are perfect for any room. Whether you are going to place them on a side table in your living room, on your desk in your office, or next to your bed in your bedroom, they will still create a relaxing atmosphere. Once again, you can browse and find the ones which are going to fit in with your overall interior. The good news is you have many options.
Tabletop fountains are perfect for people who lack space and don’t want to break the bank
Are indoor water fountains healthy?
A lot of people may think that having an indoor water fountain is just a luxury. However, there are some benefits of having a fountain in your home.
Indoor fountains create a relaxing ambience
Just think about all the establishments that you visit – spas, nail salons, even the doctor’s office. Notice how many of them have some sort of fountain either at the registry or in the separate rooms. That is because the sound of water falling is proven to be very relaxing. After all, there are so many different waterfall sounds in those white noise machines and that is no coincidence. Now imagine, having the sound of a small waterfall at home. It will create and everlasting ambience, which is going to alleviate stress and reduce anxiety.
One of the most appealing things about an indoor fountain is creating a relaxing ambience
Indoor fountains actually improve the air quality in your home
Do we need to talk about the benefits of water? First of all, the negative ions released by the evaporation of the water cleanse the air and improve its quality. That, in turn, helps your brain. It is proven that working in a room with clean, fresh air improves your ability to focus. Second of all, a water fountain inside help keep the moisture in the room. Now, that is perfect for people who live in places with hot weather and dry air. If you live some place where it rains all the time, you may not need to further humidify the air inside.
Having water indoors actually improves the air quality
The overall aesthetic of an indoor water fountain
Indoor water fountains are simply beautiful. Needless to say, that most of them come with an interesting, relaxing design, which serves as a compliment to your overall interior. Adding lights to it brings even more character. In general, having a water fountain inside makes your home and interior design unique and creative and that is always a plus. It can definitely be the talking point whenever you have guests over, as well as the focal point of your home.
The overall aesthetic of your home will definitely improve with an indoor water fountain
Now you are welcome to browse through our gallery and find even more ideas
Open plan houses with tall ceilings can definitely benefit from a water fountain
Having a pool and a fountain inside? Sure, why not! Especially if it looks like this!
Using water fountains as room dividers is genius
Under the staircase is the perfect place for a fountain
This is such an interesting design
Tabletop fountains are the perfect solution if you don’t have enough space
And so are the wall-mounted ones