Got space in the backyard? Build an outdoor fireplace

by SEQUOIA LAND DESIGN Sequoia Land Design

Love spending time with family, need to sort out how? Build an outdoor fireplace. When it is cool outside, you want to share the warmth of your family and spend some time together. An outdoor propane fire pit Edison will integrate into your landscape easily. An outdoor fireplace can offer you an extension to your living space.

Outdoor Propane Fire Pit Edison

A fire bowl or a full decked up fireplace can adorn your space. If you want to make it yourself it can be made by bricks.

How to go about it

·         Measure the area where you have to construct the fireplace

·         Define a shape like a square, rectangle, oval, etc.

·         Choose the material you want to use. It could be based on the exterior surface of your house.

·         Decide if you want to cook on the fireplace or not. For cooking, a wrought-iron grate can be used.

Different types of outdoor fire pit designs and built:

·         Stone outdoor fireplaces

·         Gas outdoor fireplaces

·         Granite outdoor fireplaces

·         Concrete outdoor fireplaces

·         Wood burning outdoor fireplaces

·         Firepits

·         Chimney

Things to take care of while building an outdoor fire pit:

 There are many things you need to consider before building an outdoor propane fire pit. This includes local rules and regulations; any kind of burning will need permission from the concerned authority. So whether you’re doing it yourself or decided to hire professionals, you will need a permit to begin. Cross-check with the fire codes of the local community. Don’t place your fireplace too close to plants or shrubs. You may need to install Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting Edison to keep the place safe at nighttime.

Proper ventilation is important

Proper passage for air is a must. Position a fireplace away from the wall. It will not just provide proper ventilation but also keep your property safe from catching fire. The smoke could fill in your house. Consider the direction of the wind before considering an outdoor propane fire pit.


Make a firm foundation before constructing an outdoor fireplace. Cracks can develop if a soft or uneven area is used as the base. One fault could lead to unseen disasters in the future. Test the area chosen for the place. If it seems soft go for landscaping or simply build a platform.


Beautify the area around your fire place by use of landscaping. It will help the fireplace to blend in. You may consider building a sitting area around it. Make sure you keep the furniture at a certain distance from the fireplace as placing it close to fire may result in a catastrophic event. If you think your area becomes murky or dark in the evening, you should install some low voltage outdoor lighting to keep the avenue illuminated.

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