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Outdoor Fireplaces

Bring the look and feel of a backyard fire with all the comforts of the indoors to your backyard with an outdoor fireplace!

You can't beat the look and feel of a backyard fire with all the comforts of the indoors! Fireside Expressions offers ideas, plans, tips, and maintenance info for expanding your living space into the great outdoors with our gorgeous outdoor fireplaces!

Propane is an extremely efficient fuel source for your outdoor product, but did you know that if you lack the proper components during installation that your feature can display soot over time? Many people associate this black residue with the burn process of a wood fire, but propane is perfectly capable of producing soot if your feature isn't configured accurately. Join us for a special blog post on this matter and get a dose of #WednesdayWisdom!

You may be thinking to yourself, “What is a log lighter, and what's so great about it?” We're glad you asked! Many of us here at Fireside Expressions have used this reliable time-saving tool and we can honestly say that we wouldn't want to be without it! Let's dive into this topic of discussion and see if we can help you decide if this durable, fuel-operated device is right for you and your wood burning fire feature!

If you are planning on installing an outdoor fire feature, or perhaps converting your wood-burning fire pit to a gas-fueled option, you'll need to decide if you want to use natural gas or propane. What many people don't know is that there is a big difference between the two. So much, in fact, that additional ventilation and an air mixer are required in order to ensure that your propane accent is operating properly. Fireside Expressions is here to explain the difference between the two gasses, and why it is so important for propane to be properly aerated!

Here at Fireside Expressions, we have plenty of expertise in fire and water features, as well as a pretty good handle on how to outline a functional and enjoyable layout for all of your alfresco needs. One of the biggest questions we have been asked about outdoor living is: "Can I mount my flat screen television over my fireplace?" If you are going to take in a movie or your favorite sitcom while the fire is going, there are some things that we really have to talk about. Fireside Expressions does not recommend mixing fire and electronics. While we prefer to keep these two factors a more than a safe distance apart, we do want to advise you of some safety precautions.

It's that time of year again! Many of you have most likely received all of your W2s and headed on over to your local preparation office or even tried out the recently acclaimed free websites to declare that yearly refund. If you're expecting a nice return this year, we have a terrific idea on how you can invest your money. Consider making some improvements to your patio or hot tub area with an electric Panorama Slim Series Fireplace by Amantii!

We've got detailed instructions with graphics showing you how to install a gas log lighter into your wood burning fire pit!  You'll never have to mess with stacking kindling into a tee-pee, twisting papers, and considering lighter fluid again once you have installed a liquid propane or natural gas log lighter into your fire pit. With just a twist of a wrist and a tossed in match, flames will engulf your logs and get them burning!

Tempered fire glass is a non-toxic alternative to wood, which can give off smoke and ash when ablaze in your fire feature. When you burn with this everlasting and beautiful media, the glass reflects and radiates heat from the fire, without popping or exploding! Opt for a safer, more economic way to enjoy your fire feature!

Ready or not, winter is coming! Before that happens, there are a few things that need tidied up in your yard and around your home. Do these 8 things to get your outdoor space ready! If you need assistance preparing for winter, or are just ready to look ahead to spring, visit - your outdoor fire experts.

The vibrant shades of fire glass add style to any gas fireplace or fire pit. The shiny tempered pieces come in almost every color imaginable, including blue, green, copper, gray, and multi-colored mixes. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor fire features! Find out more about our beautiful fire glass, including how to use it and how much you will need for your fire feature!

If you’re looking for a low maintenance, no hassle way to enhance your outdoor entertainment space year round, look no further than an electric fireplace. They’re easy to set up and use LED technology to create a realistic flame, making it a safe and cost effective option. Find out why you should consider adding an Amantii electric fireplace to your backyard!