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Add an Outdoor Fireplace with an Outdoor Kitchen

Add an Outdoor Fireplace with an Outdoor Kitchen

Many homeowners dream of having a beautiful and relaxing place to escape to at the end of their long day at work. Wouldn’t you like to feel like you’re on vacation when you walk into your back yard? I know several people who would. Let’s talk about building the perfect outdoor kitchen and relaxing escape into your existing landscaping.

It is entirely possible to create a relaxing area in your back yard through landscape architecture. Fire pits and fireplaces are so versatile when it comes to the vibes that they can create. They can be great for having guests over and entertaining or they can be perfect for a relaxing night looking at the stars. However you want to use them is up to you and depends greatly on the mood you wish to set.

Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor kitchens are a must-have for people who love to entertain. Why not upgrade your grill and create the ultimate outdoor cooking area? Cooking outdoors has many advantages, one being that the cook is outside with the rest of the family or party guests, instead of being secluded inside. This helps in being able to feel like you are part of the party too, not just being used as the cook.

Cooking inside creates a lot of heat inside the home where the HVAC system must work harder to cool. When you cook outside you don’t have to worry about burning up while cooking or the extra work your heat pump is putting forth. Outdoor kitchens are perfect for creating barbeque, but they are not limited to grilling meats. You can create an authentic outdoor pizza oven. This will be a huge conversation piece, as pizza ovens are not only useful but beautiful as well.

Fire Pits and Fireplaces

There is just something about being around a fire at night that relaxes you. Fire brings people together; sitting around the fire brings families together for special bonding time. Fire pits and fireplaces can also be useful on the occasional cool evening. They will keep you warm when the weather is cool allowing you to enjoy your beautiful yard for longer into the night.

Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces, of course, put off light so they are perfect for parties or get-togethers that run late into the night. They provide a nice romantic ambiance to the area. They are beautiful and add a great deal of functionality to the back yard.

Call Robinson Environmental Design in LA to Discuss Your Options

Whichever environment you have envisioned fire pits and fireplaces can deliver the perfect space for entertaining guests. Outdoor kitchens are perfect for the chef of the family. No matter what you choose incorporating these pieces into your landscape is a great idea.

Give us a call at Robinson Environmental Design in Los Angeles to schedule a consultation. We will provide a sketch of our ideas on the spot so you can request changes in real time.

Do you currently have an outdoor kitchen? Or are you just in the planning stages? I would love to hear from you! Leave a comment in the comments section and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible!