Seven Great Reasons Why You Should Have an Outdoor Fireplace on Your Deck or Patio

Apr 24, 2017


There are a lot of amazing reasons to enhance your sunroom, deck, or patio with an outdoor fireplace. If you have been thinking about building an outdoor fireplace, you may already know some of these reasons to go ahead with it. If you need additional information to help you make a decision, keep reading.

  • Aesthetic appeal: having a well built fireplace in your backyard can add to the beauty of your home. There are different types of outdoors fireplace, so you can find a style and type that suits your budget and taste. This means there is virtually no style limitations to what you can do if yu have the space and the budget to create your outside fireplace.
  • Increase property value: outdoor fireplaces can increase the value of your home. This type of fireplace expands your home’s living space which is a big deal to most buyers. It doesn’t matter whether you plan to sell or not, having our homes value increase is a good thing.
  • Repels insects: the smoke from wood burning fireplaces work as a bug repellant.
  • Outdoor cooking fun: these fireplaces can be a gathering place for fun and cooking outdoors. The right kind of wood can add a nice flavor to your food. Marshmallows and sausages are fun to cook outside when you want to enjoy the outdoors.
  • Ambiance: the right design outdoor fireplace can create an ambiance that is romantic just plain relaxing.
  • Longer times outdoors: as the evenings get cooler, an outdoor fireplace makes it possible to remain outside a little longer as it provides warmth.
  • Entertainment: being outside around a fireplace is a good to gather with friends for a night of fun and partying. The fire will keep you warm, the smoke will keep away bugs and you can cook and have a good time.

Finally, if you do not have an inside fireplace, having one outside makes sense. To reap the rewards of an outdoor fireplace, you need a good contractor on your team.  This contractor will be able to create a fireplace that suits the look of your home. They will give you the warm, homely feel you want from an outdoor fireplace.

An experienced contractor can also remodel an existing deck, patio, or outdoor fireplace to make it more attractive. We have helped many homeowners in the Earleville area design and build amazing homes and additions to their existing homes. Call us at 410-877-6112 or 302-793-9352 to discuss building ideas, remodeling ideas, or outdoor living ideas such as an outdoor kitchen or fireplace.

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