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
Once you have your beautiful new outdoor fireplace installed you will need just a few outdoor fireplace accessories to help you start and maintain fires and to protect your investment. There are a few key accessories you’ll want to get and a few other optional items.
One of the key outdoor fireplace accessories you should get in order to protect your investment is an outdoor fireplace cover. Outdoor fireplace covers protect your fireplace or chiminea from a variety of things, but mostly from the outdoor elements. Anything that is constantly exposed to the outdoor elements will degrade much more quickly. Continue reading
Outdoor fireplace covers are an important fireplace accessory. Once you’ve spent the time, energy and money to install your outdoor patio fireplace or fire pit you want to protect it to make sure it lasts for a long time. While you can buy fireplace covers for both indoor and outdoor fireplaces they are more important for outdoor fireplaces because fireplaces outside are constantly exposed to the elements from the sun, wind and rain to constantly changing high and low temperatures. This can easily damage your outdoor fireplace, and shorten it’s life dramatically. But with a little care and a fireplace cover you can extend the life and keep it looking nice.