Answering All Your Burning Patio Heating Questions

October 18, 2023 Outdoor Living, Patio Design

No matter the time of year, you deserve to enjoy your patio. While we’ve previously talked about ways to cool off your patio on hot summer days, what happens when the temperature starts dropping?

Here are a few frequently asked questions we get about heating your patio:

Can I Have a Fireplace Outdoors?

It doesn’t matter if you’re inside or outside, you can’t beat the classic fireplace. Whether wood or natural gas, there’s nothing better than the crackling, cozy comfort that a fireplace brings. Not only does it help heat up your outdoor living space, but it’s a beautiful addition to your porch that everyone will gravitate around.

What Materials Are Commonly Used In Fire Pits?

A fire pit is a great way to bring people together while still staying warm. Like fireplaces, fire pits are mostly wood or natural gas-based, but their size and central locations are great for huddling around. If you don’t want to add a permanent pit made of brick or stone to your backyard, you can purchase portable options, allowing you to store the pit when you’re not using it. 

Can I Cook or Grill on a Fire Pit Table?

In recent years, fire pit tables have grown in popularity because of their functionality and heating purposes. If your table is running on natural gas or propane, you can make everything from kebabs to s’mores right in front of you. Talk about maximizing your space!

Can I Install a Permanent Heater?

Heaters from brands like Bromic and Innova can both be installed under your patio cover and can run off of gas or electricity. This allows them to be directly connected to your power source, letting you enjoy your warm outdoor living space.

What If I Want to Move My Heater Around?

If you don’t want to install a permanent heater, portable fire pits and umbrella heaters have become increasingly popular over the years. Usually running on propane, these heaters can keep your patio warm throughout the winter without taking up too much space. This is the way to go if you’re looking for a non-invasive, portable heater.

Regardless of which heating option you choose, the only other things you’ll need are some chairs, some hot cocoa, and your loved ones, and you’re set for a great fall and winter. Call or contact us here, and we’ll be ready to help through every step of the way.

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