Fireplaces and firepits are key components of stylish and comfortable outdoor living. They provide communal areas where you and your loved ones can come together for a unique collaborative experience in an outdoor kitchen. Fire pits and fireplaces can be built from a number of materials and with a number of different looks and budgets in mind to suit any family, and style, and any outdoor space. To learn more about incorporating these fixtures into your space, read on.
Your New Outdoor Fireplace
Available on the market today are a number of pre-assembled fireplace units that are quick to install but do not offer the same longevity, aesthetic appeal, and bounty of choices as custom built outdoor fireplaces do. A custom built fireplace is entirely customizable, offering innumerable benefits without interrupting the look of your space. The size and height are up to you, and whether you opt for something rustic and welcoming or impressive and grand, custom outdoor fireplaces can reflect your personality and tastes.
A Firepit that Fits Your Space
Firepits are smaller than fireplaces but just as customizable. These range from ultramodern and sleek to impressively decorative. Your project all depends upon you, your space, and your needs. As these are smaller, it can be a snap to incorporate a fire pit into any landscape seamlessly.
Staying Safe while Using Your Fire Feature
Regardless of whether you choose a fireplace or firepit, or what your tastes or space is best suited for, it is always important to consult with a professional to ensure that your fire fixture is not only beautiful but safe. Be ensured that your fireplace works in a way that is respectful of the spaces of your neighbors. The standard space required between a burning fire and any potentially combustible structure is 15 feet, and this must be followed strictly for safety reasons.
Call Matthews Construction and Design
Are you ready to improve your Maryland home? Matthews Construction and Design has been a trusted remodeling contractor to clients in Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland for more than 48 years.
Whether you are ready to dive headfirst into your kitchen remodel or you still have a million questions, Matthews Construction and Design is here to help you. We can service all your remodeling needs. If you want to learn more, feel free to give us a call at 202-702-3553 or you can visit us online. For more tips, tricks, and to see what we have been working on, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Houzz.