Midwesterners appreciate chilly evenings outside at the fire pit. More Kansas City homeowners are doing outdoor entertaining gathered around the warmth and cheer of backyard fireplaces.
- An outdoor fireplace will add resale value to your house. Surrounded by comfortable outdoor furniture, prospective buyers will find this very enticing.
- A fireplace doesn’t have to be expensive. A wood-burning fireplace will always be less than running a gas line into your backyard, and there are lots of freestanding wood-burning fire pits and bowls for only a few hundred dollars.
- There are plenty of styles to fit your taste or décor. You can choose built-in fire pits that are traditional or contemporary, in a host of materials. Fireplaces tend to be slightly more traditional, while freestanding fire pits can be sleek and modern, including bowls made of hammered metal.
- Professionals will install all of the safety measures, such as a fireproof foundation of cement or gravel.