Outdoor Fireplace, as the name implies, its a fireplace outside of homes. It can be in a garden, a backyard or just an open space anywhere outside.This again serves the same purpose of any fireplace. It is usually constructed of concrete and wood is used to burn and produce fire.It is usually joined to a brick, stone or a concrete patio. It comprises of a firebox and a chimney.
Apart from heating, these outdoor fire places are also used to cook items like Pizzas and casseroles by making its wood-fired ovens which can be used to cook everything that is prepared in a kitchen. The entire outdoor kitchen is made to evolve from the fireplace.
Though the outdoor fireplaces do not need much cleaning and maintenance as an indoor fireplace, it is better to clean, even if not often but regularly to keep it look clean and work at its best. Another important aspect to be remembered always is that, it should be cleaned regularly to avoid ash getting build up. If ash gets built up then its heating effect reduces. It has to be cleaned periodically and firewood should be put continuously so that the fire does not get reduced.Also when ash gets accumulated, smoke arises which gives irritation to the eyes. The smoke spreads around and will cause pollution. So cleaning and avoiding ash accumulation in outdoor fire place is always good.
It can also simply be a decorative element with crackling fire at your backyard or outdoor garden. The place around the outdoor fireplace must also be kept clean as you can leisurely cook and enjoy the food there itself. Always keep other furniture and electronic goods away from the outdoor fireplace. Take immense care when children are around the fireplace. Thus an outdoor fireplace can be made the best place in your home