If you’re looking for a considerable upgrade in your outdoor space consider adding a stone fireplace. Stone outdoor fireplaces provide a beautiful and functional architectural element to your yard that will make it feel more like an outdoor living room. This creates more usable space, making the square footage of your home feel bigger during those months when you can spend time outside regularly.
Outdoor stone fireplaces are beautiful and durable, but they will require more cost and time investment up front. This is a large and lasting structure so you need to carefully consider a few design options. Besides choosing a design you will also need to choose a type and color of stone that blends with the style of your home. Most importantly you need to find a professional to install the fireplace or get an easier to install kit. Continue reading
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 gas fireplaces are popular in areas where there are wood burning restrictions. Not only do they burn cleaner but they are cleaner to use in general because you don’t have to worry about ashes or soot and you don’t have the mess of wood storage. They don’t provide the sound or smell of crackling wood, but with gas log inserts you can get more of a traditional fireplace look and feel.
Outdoor propane fireplaces have a couple of advantages over outdoor natural gas fireplaces. Propane burns hotter than natural gas so you can get more heat from an outdoor propane fireplace. Another benefit is that propane is available almost everywhere so if you are Continue reading
An outdoor gas fireplace is a great option if you are looking for an outside fireplace that doesn’t use wood for fuel. While many people love the smell of a wood burning fireplace there are some drawbacks to them that you won’t find in gas fireplaces, so a gas outdoor fireplace may be the best fit combining both enjoyment and functionality.
The gas outdoor fireplaces come as either natural gas fireplaces or outdoor propane fireplaces. When choosing which one is best for you there are a few things to consider. First do you have natural gas running to your home already for an oven or stove? If you do you can just run a line to the area where you want to set up your outdoor fireplace.
The other option is an outdoor propane fireplace. While natural gas may burn cleaner, outdoor propane fireplaces can be more versatile. Continue reading