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

Outdoor Natural Gas Fireplace

As outdoor fireplaces become more and more popular our options for them increase as well. In areas where outdoor wood burning fireplaces aren’t allowed outdoor gas fireplaces have become a good option. The two main choices in this category are propane or natural gas. But before buying any outdoor fireplace check with your local municipalities to verify they are allowed in your area.

While an outdoor propane fireplace is a better choice if you want something portable, a natural gas fireplace is a good way to go if you already have a natural gas line piped into your home. With this type of set up you never need to worry about Continue reading

Outdoor Fireplace Construction

When it comes to outdoor fireplace construction there are a lot of things you need to consider, from what is allowed in your area to what type of outdoor fireplace you prefer to safety concerns. But once you work through these things you can create a beautiful and relaxing setting in your own back yard. It’s all worth the effort when you are relaxing by your new outdoor fireplace enjoying the warm glow and the stars above.

When you are deciding what type of outdoor fireplace there are a couple of considerations. One of the first decisions you may want to make is whether you want a wood burning or gas fireplace. Of course based on the laws in your area that choice may already be made for you. A wood burning fireplace will provide you with more of a rustic campfire feel, 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