Outdoor Patio Fireplace

Buying an outdoor patio fireplace is probably one of the most fun upgrades you can make to your patio area. They have become so popular that you can find a wide variety of them from the portable outdoor fireplace to one that is fixed for a sturdy look that feels like an indoor fireplace, only under the stars. A patio fireplace along with some landscaping can truly transform the look and feel of your own back yard.

The type of outdoor fireplace you choose will depend on a few things, what is allowed in your city and county, the size of your patio and yard, and the look and feel you want to achieve. If you don’t have a very big patio or if you don’t want to commit to a fixed fireplace you should consider a portable outdoor fireplace. Continue reading

Portable Outdoor Fireplace

A portable outdoor fireplace is a perfect choice if you’ve decided you want an outdoor fireplace, but you don’t want to commit to a fixed structure. For some it is a good place to start when planning out the design of your outdoor living area as these units can be relatively inexpensive and because they are movable you can test them in a few different areas until you find just the look and feel you want.

Portable outdoor fireplace can mean few different things. It can refer to above ground fire pits that are portable, many of them are. It can refer to a freestanding fireplace that isn’t attached to the ground. Or it can refer to a non-traditional style of chimineas. Continue reading

Copper Fire Pit

Adding a copper fire pit to your patio can add a touch of warmth and elegance. Copper fire pits can also help you create a nice place to spend evenings on your patio, either a quiet evening alone or a cozy evening with friends. Outdoor fire pits made with copper have a number of benefits but before you decide to buy one make sure this is the right type of outdoor fireplace to fit your needs.

Copper is a durable material that has become more popular for a variety of home uses in recent years, from sinks to fire pits. If you already have copper accents in your home you might want to consider expanding the theme to your patio fire pit. Most copper fire pits come with a few basic outdoor fireplace accessories like Continue reading

Patio Fire Pits

One way to update your patio is by adding a patio fire pit. Patio fire pits can help create a new look and feel for this outdoor space. Not only do they add a nice look but they also add increased functionality and create a cozy ambiance.

A patio fire pit usually works well for a small patio because they require less space than brick or stone outdoor fireplaces. They are also usually easy to install and move so they make a great portable outdoor fireplace. Because of increased demand for these small patio fireplaces the options have expanded and you can now find a wide variety of fun choices, including many affordable options. Continue reading

Pinion Wood

Once you have your outdoor fireplace or chiminea all set up you’ll probably want to know a little bit about the different types of wood you can burn in it. One of the types of wood that many people prefer for their outdoor fire pits and fireplaces is pinion wood. Pinion wood is popular for a few very good reasons.

Among the other benefits, pinion wood is easy to light, it puts out a good amount of heat, it burns for a long time and once the fire is no longer burning you’ll find very little ash left to clean so it is a great option for a chiminea-style fireplace. Continue reading

Outdoor Gas Fire Pit

Whether you’ve seen an outdoor gas fire pit nicely displayed at your local home improvement store or in your friend or neighbor’s yard you may be tempted by them. It’s hard not to be. After all outdoor fireplaces provide a great centerpiece for a gathering or a quiet, relaxing evening.

A gas fire pit has a few advantages over a wood burning fire pit. It burns cleaner so you don’t have to worry about smoke drifting in your face or in your neighbor’s direction, and you also won’t have worry about cleaning the ash from it so it doesn’t blow into your yard. Both starting and extinguishing a fire is easy with gas fire pits, so if you only have a little time to sit outside you can still enjoy your this amenity without spending too much time lighting it and putting it out. They also allow you to Continue reading

Fire Rings

Having a solid fire ring is important for safety, whether it’s a metal fire ring, a concrete fire ring or a stone fire ring. You never want to take the chance of a fire spreading or getting out of hand, in dry areas this can be detrimental. We’ve all seen the news stories about the potential destruction of wildfires. Beyond fire safety fire rings also help keep the ashes under control.

A portable fire ring is perfect to take with you on camping trips. Or if you like that feeling at home in your own yard you can either buy or build a fire ring that is safe to use at home. This can add a fun element to your yard allowing you to enjoy evenings outside well into the fall season. Continue reading

Outdoor Fire Pits

Outdoor fire pits are great if you’re looking for that feel of being around a campfire but you want it in the comfort of your own back yard. A fire pit will provide you with a 360 view of the fire and provide a circular area for guests to stand around while enjoying the warmth and glow of the fire.

Patio fire pits come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. There are many benefits of these types of fireplaces. For starters they generally don’t take up much space. They are also portable, so you can move them if you want to redecorate, rearrange your patio, or of course you can take them with you if you move. Continue reading