Outdoor Grills and Fireplaces Costs and Options

Outdoor fireplaces and grills are fantastic accessories for decks and patios, or to include in landscaping projects. They can also be used to complete an exterior home remodeling project. Whether you prefer portable outdoor fireplaces and grills, or built-in designs, they provide beauty, usefulness and enjoyment to you time outdoors. This outdoor remodeling guide offers ideas you can explore for use in your back door.

Outdoor Fireplaces


There are many options with outdoor fireplaces. Incorporating a built-in fireplace with patios and decks creates a wonderful environment for relaxing, spending time with family or entertaining guests. They can also be built away from the house, near a garden or other picturesque part of the yard, sometimes in combination with a patio or terrace. Stone fire rings and fireplaces are popular for this purpose as well.

Materials used for outdoor fireplaces include natural stone of all types including field stone and ledge stone, cultured stone, and brick. They can be made from poured concrete and embedded with tiles. Cast iron is also incorporated into many designs. Outdoor fireplaces provide warmth, ambience, and beauty. A grill or stone/brick oven may be incorporated for cooking or baking.
Portable fireplaces, fire pits and chimineas are affordable and give you the opportunity to move the fire’s location to where it is wanted most. Many models are available for you to consider.

Outdoor Grills

Portable grills from small and simple to large and feature-rich are an asset to decks and patios too. They enhance your lifestyle throughout the year and are great for entertaining. Built-in grills are also popular with BBQ aficionados. They add value to a home with their beauty and functionality. Many are plumbed for propane to grill with and may even incorporate a cooktop, oven or bread warmer. When you choose a permanent outdoor grill you can tailor your design to meet your specific demands and desires for it.

Costs for Outdoor Fireplaces and Grills

Portable outdoor fireplaces and grills start at less than $150. High-quality gas grills can cost more than $1,000. Built-in outdoor fireplaces and grills can be quite affordable too, with beautiful designs for under $1,000. Depending on how large they are, and what materials are used, spending more than $2,000 on one is not uncommon.

Conclusion, If you love being outdoors, it makes sense to look into outdoor fireplaces and grills. They give you the opportunity to maximize your use and enjoyment of your yard throughout the year. Adding one to a deck or patio, landscaping projects, or finishing an exterior home remodeling project with one takes outdoor living to an entirely new level.