5 Advantages of Having an Outdoor Fireplace

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Did you know that having an outdoor fireplace has many more advantages than just being a beautiful addition to your patio? Whether it is a wood or gas fireplace, outdoor fireplaces have many benefits that you and your family can enjoy for a lifetime.

Here are some of the many advantages of having an outdoor fireplace:

1.They’re great to entertain guests

Fireplaces are an excellent option to entertain guests at gatherings. Whether you sit around it to keep good conversations going or you roast marshmallows in it, they’re a great option to add charm and comfort to your parties, just make sure you keep everyone safe by adding an outside door or free standing screen.

2. They keep you warm:

Sometimes it’s more comfortable to have your guests sit in your patio that in the living room, but with winter around the corner, staying comfortable outside can be complicated. An outdoor fireplace provides an excellent source of heat and makes it possible to enjoy outside parties all year round.

3. They make the best romantic setting:

Fire creates a very romantic ambiance, so if you’re looking for the best place to spend time with your loved one, have dinner or great and long conversations, an outdoor fireplace is an excellent option.

4. They’re great to cook:

Wood or gas fireplaces are a great option for cooking around the fire. You can roast weenies, melt marshmallows, prepare delicious s’mores or toast anything you want.

5. They add value to your home:

Having an outdoor fireplace will add value to your home, so if in the future you want to sell your property, you can sell it to a better price.


As you can see, there are many reasons why having an outdoor fireplace is a great option, plus, you can choose between installing beautiful gas logs, having a wood fireplace or using fire glass to add an elegant touch to your home.
Would you like to know what other options are available to upgrade your outdoor fireplace? Give us a call, at The Fireplace Door Guy we can provide you with the most beautiful fireplace doors, ceramic logs for your gas fireplace and the best quality of fire glass you’ll find in the market.

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  1. Michael Zelver

    I need a quote for fireplace doors. Custom wrought iron with glass backing to install on my metal zero clearance fireplace. I can send measurements & photos. I’m in California and can do the install myself. Please advise as to the best process for design and quote.

    Thanks, Michael Zelver

    December 16, 2015 Reply
  2. Nora

    I need a miracle a fireplace door made with glass to keep smoke from entering my home. Do you use glass?

    January 17, 2016 Reply
  3. Hey, would you recommend the specs for an outdoor fireplace be any different to those of a regular indoor one?
    Let me know – looking to add one to my rural cottage.

    May 26, 2016 Reply
  4. An open fire also provides a vent for warm air to be drawn out of the house when it is not in use much as a traditional open fire does. Both of the above will require replacement air from outside to be introduced to maintain airflow.

    October 03, 2016 Reply
  5. It did catch my attention when you said that installing an outdoor fireplace can add value to your home which is beneficial if you want to sell it at a better price. My husband and I are planning to sell our house soon. We want to make sure that we’ll be able to do the things that can improve our house’s curb appeal and value because we want to sell it fast. Thanks!

    August 24, 2018 Reply

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