Wood Burning Outdoor Fireplaces
Nothing feels better than the smell and the ambiance of a wood burning fire on a warm summer night or a cool fall evening. Wood burning outdoor fireplaces are reminiscent of the luxurious resorts with patios and deeply routed in the beginnings of human history at the same time.
Outdoor wood burning fireplaces can be masonry or factory-built; they are installed and used in the exact same fashion as conventional wood burning fireplaces. If an outdoor fireplace is not made of brick or stone, it must be made to withstand inclement weather (e.g. high humidity, rain, high wind, dust, etc.). Most of fireplace manufacturers have outdoor approved appliances in their line of models. Some even specialize in outdoor only products.
Vented Gas Outdoor Fireplaces
A great alternative to a wood burning fireplace is an a masonry or pre-fabricated fireplace with a vented log set. Read more about vented technology here.
Like anything designed to be installed outdoors, vented log sets must be weather-resistant.
Vent Free Gas Outdoor Fireplaces
Vent free technology with its high efficiency (99%+) is perfect for outdoors. It can be installed as a generic firebox with a vent free burner or a complete fireplace; read more about fireboxes vs. fireplaces here. Outdoor approved vent free appliances will be made of weather-proof materials as opposed to their indoor counterparts.
Direct Vent Gas Outdoor Fireplaces
Direct vent outdoor fireplaces add a statement to any space, whether it be a living room, bedroom or and outdoor patio. Read about direct vent technology here. Outdoor approved direct vent fireplaces are made of weather-resistant materials, just like any other outdoor rated technology.
Indoor-Outdoor Vent Free Gas Fireplaces
Indoor-outdoor vent free fireplaces are very similar to see-through vent free fireplaces, with one side designed to face the room and the other face outdoors. They are made to comply with requirements for both indoor and outdoor units.
Indoor-Outdoor Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces
Indoor-outdoor direct vent fireplaces are very similar to see-through direct vent fireplaces, with one side designed to face the room and the other face outdoors. They are made to comply with requirements for both indoor and outdoor units.