Open fire

The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooling down, and you want to spend more time on the veranda, patio. Consider adding an outdoor fireplace to your seating area. Some generate significant amounts of heat when needed, while others provide an attractive focus but not much heat. There are fireplaces that, when not in use, look like pieces of art or furniture, such as copper or steel fire pits. Another option is gas fireplaces such as luminarium, which come in a variety of finishes.

On many models of outdoor fireplaces, special fire pits are lightweight and portable. Portable devices can include items such as wood or gas, grill attachments, spark screens, lids and / or wheels, and can be made from a variety of materials. Different types of fireplaces:

Fire pits:

Pre-made campfire pits are the most common form of campfire pits and can be purchased from the store. They are usually made from precast concrete or metal and / or from a combination of a metal table and stone. Usually it is natural gas, propane (LP) or bioethanol. Metal woodfire pits are also fairly common but are under increased scrutiny due to fire bans and particulate matter emissions. Natural gas and propane gas burners in this type of holding tank are ANSI certified. Fire pits have a recommended clearance to combustible materials and require at least 5 feet above the flame and 16 inches in circumference from the outer perimeter of the vessel.

Basically, making a hearth for a fire only requires an opening to reliably contain the fire. It can be as simple as digging a hole in the ground, or as complex as hollowing out a brick or stone pillar. A fire pit should be located at least ten feet from structures for safety reasons. A common feature of campfire pits is that they are designed to contain fire and prevent it from spreading.

Rings of Fire:

A ring of fire is a structure or device used to contain bonfires and prevent them from spreading and turning into wildfires.

Rings of fire have no bottom and are simply circles of forged metal, stones, concrete, etc., that surround and restrain the fire.

Whenever you need to start a fire somewhere, such as a patio or backyard, it is best to use a campfire or outdoor fireplace. They are designed to contain all the fire, not just keep it in one place.

The ring of fire may be nothing more than a short, wide piece of metal pipe, partially buried in the ground. Somewhat more advanced fires can be partially covered with metal rods so that the fire can be used for cooking. Fire rings in urban areas such as beaches can be made of cast concrete. Homemade fire rings can be constructed from a ring of stones where pre-made rings are not available, but care must be taken as some stones can explode when heated due to trapped gas pockets, thermal expansion, or the conversion of contained water to steam.


An outdoor fireplace is a place to make campfires outside the home. Similar to an indoor fireplace, an outdoor fireplace is usually added to a stone, brick, or concrete patio. It often consists of a firebox and a chimney. Like indoor fireplaces, outdoor fireplaces require cleaning and maintenance to keep them looking and performing at their best. While an outdoor fireplace may not need to be cleaned as often, it will need to be cleaned regularly to keep it sane and maintained, and to remove ash deposits.

An outdoor fireplace can simply be a decorative element allowing homeowners to enjoy a crackling fire while having fun in their backyard.


Chiminea (from Spanish: chimenea means chimney) is a freestanding front-loading fireplace or stove with a convex body and usually a vertical chimney or chimney.

Historically, jimenei were made from fired clay and used for heating and cooking. These traditional designs can be traced back to Spain and its influence on Mexico. The first use of traditional design chemineas appeared about 400 years ago.

Chemistry was once a daily necessity that served household purposes. In the past, chemistry was used in a space for heating and cooking, usually near an open window or in the center of a hut or house with an opening in the roof to allow smoke to escape. With the advent of the modern home, chemineas are now used outdoors primarily for backyard entertainment.

Make a fire and have fun all evening, thanks.

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