With spring finally here, the temperatures outside have finally begun to warm up. However, even in the heat of the summer outdoor air temperatures can still be extremely chilly during the evenings. This year, get the most out of your outdoor spaces by warding off any chills with an outdoor fireplace. Below are three of the most popular reasons why you should start thinking about adding an outdoor fireplace to your home.
1. Add value to your home
A beautiful custom fireplace can set your home apart from others in the neighborhood – while providing an excellent return on investment. As outdoor living spaces become increasingly popular, more and more home buyers are looking for features that make a home stand out; according to the American Society of Landscape Architects, prospective buyers rank an outdoor fireplace or fire pit as the third most appealing outdoor feature. The desirability of outdoor fireplaces – as well as the fact that they can last for years with regular maintenance – give homeowners extremely high returns on investment.
2. Expand your entertaining space
If you love to entertain, adding an outdoor fireplace to your home can greatly expand your potential entertaining space. Whether your yard is large or small, an outdoor fireplace can create a focal point for your outdoor living space; tables, chairs, benches, and other seating arrangements can be used to encourage guests to sit back, relax, and enjoy quiet conversations in front of a roaring fire. Outdoor fireplaces can also be about fun! Kids of all ages will enjoy roasting hot dogs, marshmallows, and other foods over an open flame, taking advantage of the most delicious parts of camping from the comfort of your backyard.
3. Ward off chills – even in summer
While few people think of using their fireplaces during the summer, outdoor temperatures are known for their sharp drops once the sun sets. Because of this, it often gets too cold to remain comfortably outside at night – even in the hot months of July and August. To get the most out of your outdoor spaces, an outdoor fireplace can help ward off the chilly night air while also providing light in the darkness. Outdoor fireplaces also allow you to enjoy your outdoor living spaces during the spring and fall, when temperatures are just a bit too chilly to comfortably stay outside without a heat source.
Adding an outdoor fireplace to your home not only adds value – it allows you to get the most out of your outdoor living spaces all year long. With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about an outdoor fireplace. Contact The Cozy Flame today for more information on improving your outdoor living spaces with fireplaces!