Outdoor Fireplaces

A fireplace isn’t just for indoor coziness. Installing an Outdoor Gas Fireplace will truly enhance your outdoor living space and extend the length of your seasonal enjoyment by providing warmth. Whether you seek the traditional comfort of a log fire or enjoy something a little more contemporary, Napoleon’s Outdoor Gas Fireplaces produce an increased sense of relaxation and comfort without mess or concern. Simply light with the touch of a button or flip of a switch for an instant ambiance boost. Made from the same durable stainless steel as our award-winning barbecues, these Outdoor Gas Fireplaces are rugged enough to withstand anything nature can throw their way while remaining pristine. With no venting or chimney required, installation is simple and easy. Install an Outdoor Gas Fireplace in your yard for the perfect breathtaking focal point.

Galaxy™ Series

Modèles disponibles: 48 & 48 See Through

The Napoleon Galaxy Series is sleek, modern, and adds to the excitement of outdoor living.

Starting at $4,199USD
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Galaxy™ Series

Modèles disponibles: 48 & 48 See Through

The Napoleon Galaxy Series is sleek, modern, and adds to the excitement of outdoor living.

Starting at $4,199USD
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Riverside™ Series

Modèles disponibles: 42 & 36

Riverside Series of gas fireplaces are rugged and durable with a modern twist.

Starting at $3,049USD
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Riverside Series

Riverside™ Series

Modèles disponibles: 42 & 36

Riverside Series of gas fireplaces are rugged and durable with a modern twist.

Starting at $3,049USD
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Advantages of an Outdoor Gas Fireplace

Beauty - Our outdoor fireplaces are beautiful decorative pieces that are pleasant to look at and make a perfect focal point for your outdoor living space.

Durability - Each outdoor fireplace is constructed from weather-resistant materials that can withstand all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

Safety - Additional features like an optional stainless-steel screen or glass wind deflector add an extra measure of protection to our outdoor fireplaces, making them safe for children and pets.

Versatility - Many features of our outdoor fireplaces can be customized to your outdoor living space. Choose from different colors and patterns for the ember bed, flames, LED lighting, and decorative panels.

Hand-Crafted Elements - The logs in our outdoor gas fireplaces are hand-painted to look as realistic as possible. This means that each outdoor fireplace is as unique as its buyer.

An outdoor fireplace is a stunning focal point that elevates your backyard or patio. It adds a touch of elegance and luxury that will surely impress your guests. Imagine hosting a dinner party or a casual get-together with a cozy fire crackling in the background. Your guests will surely appreciate your beautiful outdoor fireplace, making it a memorable evening for everyone.

Are Outdoor Fireplaces Efficient?

Before deciding what outdoor fireplace to purchase, consider energy efficiency and its broader impact on your home and lifestyle. There are several types of outdoor fireplaces, including gas, electric, and wood-burning, each with its own set of pros and cons. You can also choose from various styles and designs available, such as an outdoor fireplace with a chimney and an outdoor stone fireplace, which can be customized to suit your space.

An outdoor gas fireplace is incredibly efficient, converting most of the fuel into heat with efficiency rates generally around 75-90%. They are also convenient and easy to turn on and off with the flip of a switch or push a button. They produce no ash or smoke, making them cleaner and better for the environment. Many models of outdoor gas fireplaces come with realistic-looking logs and flames that mimic the appearance of an outdoor wood-burning fireplace.

Easy to install, an outdoor electric fireplace requires only an electrical outlet. They do not produce emissions or require venting and have nearly 100% energy efficiency as they convert all the electricity they consume directly into heat. This can translate to lower operating costs unless your area has high electricity rates. While they may not have the same ambiance as a gas or wood-burning fireplace, many people appreciate the ease and safety of the electric option.

An outdoor wood-burning fireplace offers the most authentic experience, with real wood crackling and the smell of burning wood. They can be built using outdoor fireplace kits or custom-designed as an outdoor stone fireplace. One significant issue with traditional wood-burning fireplaces is the heat loss, as much of the heat generated rises directly out the chimney. However, this can be mitigated by using an outdoor fireplace insert. It solves the issue of heat loss by containing everything in a sealed box. This stops drafts from coming in and heat rising directly from the chimney. While wood-burning fireplaces are the least efficient of the three, with efficiency rates generally around 25-30%, they can still be a cost-effective option if you have access to free wood, as this eliminates fuel costs and makes it a more economical choice.

Are Outdoor Propane Fireplaces Safe?

Safety is a primary concern for many homeowners considering an outdoor fireplace. Both propane and natural gas fireplaces are efficient and safe; the only main difference lies in the fuel source. Propane fireplaces use liquid propane stored in a tank, while natural gas fireplaces are connected to a natural gas line. They are clean-burning fuels, meaning they do not produce a lot of smoke or harmful emissions.

Generally, propane and gas fireplaces are considered safe when installed and operated correctly. They are often equipped with safety features such as oxygen depletion sensors and automatic shut-off valves that turn off the gas supply if the flame goes out or there is a malfunction. Because propane and natural gas are flammable, properly maintaining the fireplace is vital to avoid potential gas leaks. It is also important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

Can You Put an Outdoor Fireplace on a Deck?

Installing an outdoor fireplace on a deck is a great way to create a cozy and inviting outdoor living space. However, there are several important considerations to keep in mind. Start by checking the weight of the fireplace and whether your deck can support it. An outdoor fireplace, especially those made of stone or brick, can be very heavy, and it is essential that your deck is structurally sound and can support the additional weight.

It is also important to consider the material of your deck. Wooden decks are flammable, and installing a fireplace directly on a wooden deck can be a fire hazard. Even if you are using a gas or electric fireplace, the fireplace’s surface can become very hot and pose a risk. It is recommended to install a non-combustible pad or cover underneath the fireplace. This can be made of stone, concrete, or metal, providing a barrier between the outdoor fireplace and the deck.

Don’t forget to factor in local building codes and regulations. Some areas may have specific requirements or restrictions on installing an outdoor fireplace on a deck. It’s recommended to have a professional install the outdoor fireplace to ensure it is done safely and correctly.

How Do You Maintain an Outdoor Fireplace?

It’s imperative to maintain an outdoor fireplace for safe operation and longevity. The type of maintenance required can vary depending on your fireplace type.

For a wood-burning fireplace, regular cleaning is crucial. Ashes should be removed after each use, and the fireplace should be cleaned of soot and creosote at least once a year. Creosote is a highly flammable substance that builds up in the chimney or flue and can cause a chimney fire if not removed. You can hire a professional to perform a chimney sweep to ensure it is done thoroughly. The chimney or flue should also be inspected regularly for cracks or damage that could lead to a fire hazard. Only use dry, seasoned wood to minimize creosote buildup.

When it comes to a gas fireplace, it is essential to check for gas leaks regularly. You can do this by applying soapy water to the gas lines and connections and looking for bubbles indicating a leak. Burner ports should be checked and cleaned if necessary to ensure the gas can flow freely. Check the pilot light or ignition system. This should be regularly cleaned and assessed for signs of damage.

Maintaining an electric fireplace is generally much simpler. Regularly dusting and cleaning the fireplace surface is usually sufficient. However, it is still important to check the electrical cords and connections for any signs of wear and tear.

Regularly check and clean the spark arrestor or screen for all types of fireplaces to prevent embers from escaping and causing a fire. Always keep the area around the fireplace free of debris, and any combustible materials should be kept at a safe distance.

Are Outdoor Fireplaces Worth It?

Outdoor fireplaces have become increasingly popular as homeowners seek to maximize their outdoor living spaces. The advantages of having an outdoor fireplace are numerous. They provide a cozy and inviting atmosphere for entertaining or relaxing and allow you to spend more time outdoors, even in cooler weather. This can particularly benefit those living in areas with shorter summer seasons. Another potential benefit of an outdoor gas fireplace is that it can significantly increase your property’s value, making it a desirable feature for many homebuyers. Real estate professionals often note that outdoor living spaces, particularly those with features like fireplaces, can yield a high return on investment.

Determining whether an outdoor fireplace is worth the investment ultimately depends on your lifestyle and priorities. If you enjoy entertaining guests outdoors and want to enhance your outdoor living space, an outdoor fireplace could be a worthwhile purchase. A high-quality outdoor fireplace can also function as a powerful design statement, signaling a sense of sophistication and luxury that can make your property stand out in the real estate market.

If you live in an area where outdoor fireplaces are a sought-after feature, it could significantly increase the resale value of your home.

It is always advisable to consider your budget and the potential return on investment before embarking on any home improvement project. Consulting a real estate professional or a landscape designer can provide valuable insights into the potential value and benefits of an outdoor fireplace for your property. They can help you weigh the costs and benefits and determine whether it is the right decision for you and your home. Ultimately, an outdoor fireplace can be a fantastic addition to your home, providing warmth, ambiance, and a focal point for your outdoor living space while adding value to your property.

Why Choose a Napoleon Outdoor Fireplace?

A Napoleon outdoor gas fireplace is a beautiful addition to your property, providing a space for you and your loved ones to gather and create lasting memories. Designed to offer long-lasting, top-notch performance, Napoleon fireplaces, stoves, and inserts are made from the same durable stainless steel as their award-winning barbecues, making them rugged enough to withstand harsh weather conditions. Additional features like an optional stainless-steel screen or glass wind deflector add extra protection, making Napoleon outdoor fireplaces safe for children and pets. Our commitment to innovation means our outdoor fireplaces come equipped with the latest technology, ensuring ease of use and efficient energy consumption. This not only helps to reduce your energy bills but also minimizes your environmental footprint.

Whether you are roasting marshmallows with the kids, enjoying a romantic evening with your partner, or hosting a gathering with friends and family, a Napoleon outdoor fireplace provides the perfect setting for any occasion. It allows you to extend your living space outdoors and enjoy quality time with your loved ones, no matter the season.

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