The flow of water and dance of fire are alluring and attractive features in any setting, and this shopping guide will help you choose a fountain that provides both. Make your outdoor space unique with a water feature in your backyard that also includes the element of fire. You want to be sure that you find the right piece to enhance the appeal of your outdoor space.
When you decide to purchase a fire and water fountain you will need to know the specifics so that you can select the right one for your yard design. The more information, including pictures, you can provide to a sales associate or designer will help in your selection.
Once you know where you would like your fire and water feature will go you will need to consider the space available. You will want to be sure that the overhead space is plenty and that all shrubbery is far enough away so that you do not create a fire hazard. You can also find pre-made fountains that are small enough to put on an outdoor table as a center piece.
Since water and fire are eroding forces you will want to use sturdy materials to keep this lasting a long time. Copper and natural stone are often used in making fire and water fountains. Using natural materials adds to the beauty of these natural forces.
A fire and water fountain can take the shape of any typical water fountain with a separate fire feature or the fire can be included with the water. When the two elements are combined the fire is in a small basin just above that water line. This gives the appearance of the flames rising out of the water. You can find a company who can do a custom design that uses features you already have in your yard. The water and fire fountain can be incorporated into a swimming pool, koi pond or outdoor fire place.
Now that you know what to look for when shopping for a water and fire fountain you can create the yard of your dreams.