Top Fire Pit Trends

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James Moylan

Thursday, May 04, 2023

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Fire Pit Trends Northern Virginia & Maryland Homeowners Are Loving

Nothing beats the warmth, ambiance, and beauty of a firepit. It’s a gathering place, a central design element of your outdoor living space, and a practical addition to any Northern Virginia or Maryland home. Whether you’re updating an existing outdoor living space or thinking about adding a new one altogether, here are some key fire pit trends to keep your eye on.

Top Benefits of Firepits

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James Moylan

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

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Firepit Benefits Make Them Perfect Additions to Outdoor Living Spaces

Maybe you already have a full outdoor living space complete with electronics, cooking appliances, and furniture. Maybe you simply have a small, unused backyard space. Whatever the case, a firepit brings so many opportunities for fun, relaxing, meaningful gatherings. If you’re thinking about adding a fire feature to your property, here are the top benefits of firepits to keep in mind.

Get to Know Firepit Surplus

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James Moylan

Friday, March 31, 2023

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3 Reasons NoVA or MD Homeowners Should Check Out Firepit Surplus

Nothing creates upscale ambiance and a cozy atmosphere quite like a fire feature. But with so many vendors today offering fire pits, patio heaters, and wood stoves, it’s hard to know which retailer to use. If you’re in the market for a fire feature in your Northern Virginia or Maryland outdoor living space, here are three reasons to consider Firepit Surplus.

What are the Costs of Using an Outdoor Fireplace in Maryland?

Posted in: Deck Design, patio design, fireplace, Contracting Questions, outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, porch add-ons, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Porch and Deck Accessories, fire pit

James Moylan

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Long-Term Costs of Operating an Outdoor Fire Feature in Bethesda, Maryland

Nothing provides quite the same blend of ambiance and function as an outdoor fire feature, but many people wonder about price. With so many fire features to choose from, which one is going to provide all the aesthetic beauty and functional warmth without breaking the bank?

This article compares three of the most common fire feature types: natural wood-burning fireplaces, biofuel fireplaces, and natural gas fires. For the sake of comparison, electric heaters are also included below. While not a traditional fire feature, they are a common alternative for those looking to heat their outdoor spaces.

DMV Best Fire Pit Designs

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James Moylan

Thursday, December 26, 2019

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Things to Considerations when Building a Fire Feature in your Outdoor Space

One of the most common add-ons for decks and patios is a fire feature. Whether it’s for the ambiance, the look, the functionality, or some combination thereof, backyard fire pits are extremely popular outdoor living space accessories in Maryland, Virginia, and the District. While there's no universal standard to what makes the most effective fire pit design, there are some guidelines you can discuss with your local deck contractor about pitfalls to avoid and possible issues to consider.