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

Clay Chiminea

If you’re looking for a patio fireplace that has an earthy feel you might want to consider a clay chiminea. Clay chimineas are a specific type of outdoor fireplace that, traditionally, have a bulbous shape with a round belly to contain the fire and a long slim neck to vent the smoke and keep it from blowing in the faces of those enjoying this outdoor fireplace.

Clay chimineas have a distinct look and feel that make them unique, even though they now come in a few different styles. They were originally used in warm, dry climates and because of the nature of clay they are better suited to these climates. But if you live in an area with bouts of rain and freezing temperatures you can still use clay chimineas, you just need to take a few extra precautions to help protect it.

Before buying one, ask questions so you know how to use it properly. Many Continue reading

Outdoor Fireplace Accessories

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