There’s a chill in the air – but that’s no reason to ignore the backyard swimming pool area for the winter! In fact, there are so many events and activities that you can still do outdoors throughout the fall and winter. A great way to keep the activities going is with the addition of a fire feature to your backyard. Not only will it provide a beautiful, aesthetic place to gather, it will also provide warmth for those cold nights!

A fireplace is a gorgeous focal feature that is added to the pool area and can be designed to complement both the pool and the home’s design. Set on the edge of the pool or patio, it provides not only warmth, but also lighting. One benefit of a fireplace is that because it is set on the edge of the area, it can easily be landscaped around and does not take up much area.

Fire Pits
Fire Pits have also become very popular because of the versatility of design. Fire pits are also the most inexpensive type of fire feature. A fire pit can be built in or can have the ability to be moved. It also comes in a variety of sizes, from 3’ to 6’ and sometimes even larger. A fire pit can be wood burning or gas. Fire pits can be built out of any hard material such as brick, concrete or steel. Generally is at the center of the patio area, offering a great place to hang out.

Outdoor Kitchens and Grills
Don’t forget another use of a fire feature – cooking! While it’s easy to be able to roast marshmallows on the fireplace and fire pit, you can also add a grill to your backyard for cooking! Grilling in an outdoor kitchen is an amazing use of a fire feature. Barbecue island grills are a growing trend for the pool area. Your grill can be standalone or integrated into a larger outdoor kitchen for year round backyard parties!

Fire Tables
Fire_Table_Blog2017Outdoor gas fire pit tables add a warm, cozy glow to any outdoor space. These gas fire pit tables are a perfect focal point to any outdoor living space. These exceptional conversation tables will be the center of all of your backyard gatherings. Perfect for gathering friends and family around for a cozy meal or a fireside chat.