Three "Fire" Ways to Add Appeal to Your Outdoor Living Space
Every person of every age has one thing in common: They need more vacations. Unruly schedules that leave you tired, unmotivated, and sometimes "hangry" leave people with no time to recharge and enjoy life. Having an outdoor space that feels like a vacation spot gives you a place for relaxation while only taking a few steps.
Once only for the rich and famous, luxurious outdoor living spaces today don't have to break your bank. For the regular homeowners, they are now easy and affordable. Giving you an area that is great for entertaining and creating the simple day-to-day memories with your family. Adding fire elements to these kind of spaces now allow you to enjoy them for an extended period of time to help you get even more relaxation time.
Type 1: Built-in Fireplace
Careful planning is required for the design of each room of the home, and an outdoor room is no exception. A beautifully built-in fireplace can be the star of the show in many different outdoor designs. It adds a great focal point to the area that everyone can socialize and relax around. The transition from indoors to outdoors is very important, you want to try to make it very seamless. When allowed, bi-fold glass doors or garage style doors can make a great fit as you can turn two living spaces into one.
Type 2: Flame Tables
Maybe a built-in fireplace is just not what you can work with. Flame tables give you an easy way to add elegance and class to any outdoor living space. You are able to incorporate these into a space where a wood burning version is not allowed, while also giving you a flame with the touch of a button. Most fire tables even have ledges where you can sit down drinks, appetizers, plates, or whatever else you can think of. Similar to a high end coffee table, but, with fire to keep you warm and mesmerized. Flame tables can run off the home's gas line or from a portable propane tank making for easy installation and operation. They are also extremely fuel efficient compared to their wood burning counterparts and a bit better if you are footprint concerned.
Type 3: Torches
Torches are up and coming in the popularity and provide you with a more modern feel. Slim in design, but yet still classic, a torch can be built into a pillar or can free-standing so you can place it wherever you would like. They are great for smaller spaces because they provide the perfect amount of light to create the relaxing ambiance you desire. Imagine gas torches as a surrounding features around a pool or outdoor patio.