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Outdoor Fire Pit vs. Fireplace

Outdoor Fire Pit vs. Fireplace
Outdoor fire pit, fireplace, or both? Here are the benefits of each.

Choosing between an outdoor fire pit or a homely indoor fireplace can be difficult for many homeowners. Knowing precisely what you want in a backyard fire feature can be difficult at first with so many options available. However, the decision-making process doesn’t have to be so confusing. Depending on how you plan to use your fire feature, you can finally create a home environment that best suits your needs. Here is a useful guide to help you determine whether an outdoor fire pit vs. fireplace is a better option for your outdoor living lifestyle.

When An Outdoor Fireplace Makes The Most Sense

An outdoor fireplace will seamlessly offer a very romantic vibe throughout your home. Just like your family room or great room fireplace, these outdoor fireplaces anchor spaces like an outdoor living area or even a dining room. Having an outdoor fireplace is having a feature that is truly set in stone; if you know you want to spend significant time outdoors, then it is more worth the investment than not. That being said, a fireplace can be double-sided, providing a lively flame within an exterior wall of your home. 

An Outdoor Fire Pit For Your Home

Knowing whether an outdoor fireplace or fire pit works best for your space will depend on where you plan on positioning these outdoor features. An outdoor fire pit can be an incredible focal point and be fantastic for entertaining guests on your freestanding patio or deck. Understanding what works best for your needs and what fits your lifestyle best is the ultimate best way to approach the decision-making process of figuring out what type of outdoor fire feature will make the most sense for any home. If you have any questions, contact Michael Bryan Landscapes today!

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