Backyard Fire Pits and Fireplaces in Santa Barbara
Most homeowners are always looking for new ways to enjoy their backyards after dark. When a landscapes and hardscapes that incorporate a backyard fire pit or fireplace it creates a real campfire ambiance in your own backyard.
Here in Santa Barbara, we are near the ocean. The ocean breezes and damp marine layer often makes for chilly evening conditions even in the middle of the summer. A backyard fire pit or fireplace is a fun way to stay warm and cozy while entertaining friends outside on a chilly night.
You will love the warm ambiance a backyard fire pit adds to an outdoor patio area. Fire pits can serve as an inviting area for you, family and guests to gather round and engage in lively conversation or storytelling.
Built-in Outdoor Fire pits and fireplaces
Whether it was a family camping trip or your childhood summer camp experience, you usually envision a simple stone fire ring. Your backyard fire pit would have the similar appearance. You can also build a beautiful outdoor stone fireplace and hearth for a more dramatic effect in your yard.
There are many different factors to consider when designing and installing outdoor fire pits or fireplaces, such as whether you prefer propane or wood and whether you would prefer your backyard fire pits to be built-in or freestanding. Our experts look forward to weighing these details with you for the sake of an end result that offers a glowing outdoor feature customized for a cozy nighttime experience.
Today, stone is still the most common construction materials for either a fire pit or fireplace. There are many options when it comes to stone fire pits. A stone fire pit can be as simple and rustic as a circle of dry stacked stones, or as detailed as a custom pit faced with natural stone veneer and capped with slate.
They can set a romantic mood or can allow you time to enjoy some meditative alone time in front of the flickering blaze. A dancing fire is far more attractive than a gas or electric mono-directional bar heater. A backyard fire pit’s circular design means that people seated in a circle around the pit can enjoy the warmth of a blazing fire and friendly conversation.
Copper-Bowl Freestanding Fire Pits
If you are looking for a freestanding fire pit, a copper fire pit bowl unit might be the attractive design choice for you. These fire pits feature sturdy, wrought iron stands that make the perfect outdoor relaxation area. We design our freestanding outdoor fire pits with maximum airflow in mind, allowing wood to burn more easily.
Safety awareness is very important when making fires in or around the home. Because of the high fire danger around the Santa Barbara area, our fire pit designs are centered around the creation of a safe fire container that features a spark arrestor and is heavy enough not to easily tip over.
Down to Earth Landscapes Inc. is located in Santa Barbara, Ca 93101 and for over 40 years has earned a fine reputation for designing and building many varieties of outside fire pits and fireplaces for a backyard area. We pride ourselves on creating unique outdoor living environments. Our clients are in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties and include the communities of Montecito, Santa Ynez, Ojai and Oxnard.