Fire Pit & Fireplaces
Cozy Outdoors: Fireplace and Fire pit Options for the Home
To enjoy the great outdoors of your home, it can be beneficial to install a fireplace or fire pit. We all enjoy sitting out on the patio when the temperatures are warm but when it gets chilly, we have to head indoors. Those who have a fire pit or fireplace installed, will have the option to enjoy the outdoors long after the temperatures begin to drop. Check out the many warming options available for your outdoor space below.
A Chiminea is a unique piece that can be added to your patio or yard area to enjoy a warming fire. The unique shape of the piece is rounded on the bottom and comes up in a bottleneck shape where the smoke will be released. The rounded area has an opening where you can place firewood and light the fire. The smoke travels high to avoid blowing in your face and you get to enjoy the warm glow of the fire.
Portable Fire Pit
One of the most common forms of warming outside is a fire pit. A portable fire pit can be moved to anywhere you like, even taking the pit on the go if you have room in your vehicle. Fire pits that are portable are constructed of metal and have a shallow base with a top. You can use the fire pit to create a small fire that will keep you warm. You can even purchase grates to be able to cook with your fire pit or just enjoy an old fashioned wiener roast. The portable option is quite affordable ranging in price from $25 to $50, and up. A perfectly affordable way to enjoy fire at home.
Stone Fire Pit
You also have the option of creating your own fire pit. Gardening and retail stores offer fire pit kits where you purchase stones and a liner to create a fire pit for your patio or lawn area. You will find kits come in all shapes and sizes with additional plans available online for you to view to create a custom fire pit. Most plans are easy for beginners and can be constructed in just a few hours. Search online for ideas to find a fire pit that you can create from stones that will look beautiful in your yard.
A fireplace is a heating element that can not only keep you warm outside but look great in the outdoor area of your home. To build a fireplace outside, you will most likely need the help of a professional. A builder or landscaping expert will be able to help you determine where you could place a fireplace and how it could be constructed. You can choose the stone or material to use and then experienced builders will begin the install. This is the most expensive of the fire feature options but one that can have an amazing impact on the overall look of your outdoor space.
Consider these options and research for more to create the perfect warming getaway for your home!