Swimming pools, nowadays, are built with added features to aestheticize the overall visual experience. Among the various options available, pool fountains stand out as they serve both visual style and practical functionality. A pool fountain does not require high maintenance and is budget-friendly too. Therefore, if you are on a strict budget and do not want to make elaborate pool plans, adding a pool fountain is a great way to enhance the curb appeal of your backyard pool design.
To better assess pool fountains, have a read-through to understand the functioning of fountains to make an informed purchase.
How does a Pool Fountain Work?
A pool fountain is set up in a swimming pool or independently as a fountain to serve as outside decor. It is a water feature designed to shoot multiple streams of water high up into the air. The water then falls back into the pool, rising again, following the same rise and fall pattern. Depending on your requirement, the fountain can shoot water up to 2 to 10 feet high and come with several water-shooting options. Some pool fountains also have the feature of sound and lighting, and some can even rotate on pivotal ends to make the rush look more enchanting. However, all pool fountains are not the same. Centerpieces fountains are usually embedded into the overall set-up of your pool and are the most expensive option so far. However, the final look it creates is a treat to the eyes.
Which Pool Fountain is Best for Backyard Swimming Pool?
Now since you know about the functioning of a pool fountain and can picture one in your yard, it is time to decide the style of fountain you want to install. As mentioned, there are a variety of water patterns you can choose for your pool. A few popular ones are:
- Illuminated Fountain
- Grecian Fountain
- Solar-Powered Fountain
- Spinning Fountain
- 3-Tier Fountain
The 3-tier fountain is the most basic pattern in pool landscape designs. It is also the least expensive and minimalist fountain decor to add to your pool. There are three free-floating models installed in the pool’s deep end, ensuring the openings are located at a reasonable distance, covering as much space as possible. The coverage plans to keep a large section of the pool water under constant circulation.
Solar Powered Fountain
The Solar Powered Fountains are unique for they use solar panels to execute all functions as soon as they are exposed to sunlight. At the fountain bed, there are circular panels attached to trap sunlight and start the process as quickly as possible. As per requirement, you can customize the number and design of nozzles considering your budget, pool size and preference.
What sets the Grecian Fountain apart is the peacock spray design, quite similar to a 3-tier fountain. Since the fountain is a free-floating model, it is kept in the pool’s centre to give a symmetrical effect. The centre position helps with the maximum water circulation in the pool, aiding in even distribution from the pool’s centre to its corners/sides.
What is the Cost Breakdown for a Fountain?
Fountains are the cheapest and most influential pool decors you can install in your backyard swimming pool. They require minor maintenance, are easy to install and long-lasting. If the fountain is designed into your swimming pool, the installation fee will be covered by the builders in the overall cost. If you can expand your budget a little, you can afford solar-powered fountains, a one-time investment, saving your utility bill for the rest of your life. You also can add rechargeable battery fountains, if not solar-powered ones. These fountains are hoseless, come with a self-sufficient pump to pull water from the pool and are incredibly cost-effective.
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