Outdoor fireplaces are a definite source of warmth and lend an air of coziness to any landscape that tends to draw people together wherever they are situated. While these reasons may be high on your list for having a fireplace on your wish list, there are also other added benefits such as higher resale value or increased equity in your home and defining your outdoor space.
With the wide array of styles and types of outdoor fireplaces, choosing the right one for your backyard space may be daunting. The main points you should consider are your budget, what the main purpose is, and whether you wish a wood burning fireplace or gas. The following tips and benefits can help with your choice:
Another benefit to outdoor fireplaces is their ability to add extra square footage to your living space by becoming an extension of your home’s interior. To enhance this effect, continue the style and color scheme you have used in your home and provide ample comfortable seating.
Finally, a thoughtfully designed fireplace can add interesting architectural elements to your home and landscape. The following are three examples:
Ready to get started on your perfect outdoor fireplace? Contact the design professionals at TMS Architects.