Fireplace is the personification of family comfort and warmth. Soaring flames and crackling logs are dazzling and soothing, setting to relax and pleasant rest. That is nice to get together in the evening around the fire, enjoying fellowship with the families and friends. To be able to enjoy the magic of open fire on your site, you can arrange a special area for recreation, a key element of which will be a fireplace.
Outside fireplace, more recently, holds only a utilitarian function, has turned into quite a popular element of landscape design.
Fireplace does not attract attention during the day, but at dusk it becomes a “zone of attraction” – the center around which all the family members are gathering. To make the stay even more comfortable and pleasant, around the fireplace a platform is equipped with comfortable fixed seating and garden furniture. The form of outside fireplace may be any suitable under the overall style of the house. But from the standpoint of access ease and maintenance, most fireplaces are imparted in a circular shape.
An area around the fire can be paved with tiles, poured with gravel, laid with stones. The choice of materials and methods of design is determined only by the style of the site.
To equip a comfortable multi-level site in the area is not difficult. It is only necessary to remove a layer of soil and level the surface.
Recessed fireplaces are suitable for any yard, decorated in various styles. The only requirement to the arrangement of such fireplace is not too bury focus as a natural process of combustion can be maintained only by the influx of fresh air. To ensure an adequate air circulation, the wood in the recessed hearth folded in ‘hut’, leaving wide gaps between them and retreated to a sufficient distance from the walls. We offer to consider a couple of fireplace options that in addition to direct functional value will act as a spectacular element of landscape design. Handmade outdoor fireplace will be the pride of its owner, and a favorite destination of all the family in the cool evenings.
The methods of the fireplace design
The outdoor fireplace essentially is a hole dug in the ground or above-ground structure, surrounded by a wall of solid rock. Solid walls help to retain heat, preserve and protect the shape of hearth fireplace from the wind blowing. Option # 1 is an above-ground structure. When planning to equip the fireplace area, the first thing to do is to select a location. The center of a distance from the spreading trees, outbuildings and the house itself would be a good choice.
A small hill or, conversely, flooded lowland is not the best choice for the accommodation of the fireplace. There must be a pretty medium. It is better if it is a flat area with good reviews.
Traditionally, the fireplace have a rounded shape, for the convenience of doing it gets a diameter of 90-100 cm.