A patio fireplace is a delightful way to extend your outdoor living during the cooler seasons. Whether you choose a wood or gas fireplace, the design & construction techniques are similar. Follow along as we take you through a typical construction project. This particular fireplace is under a roofed portal, but it could just as easily be built in the open or under a shaded ramada.
Wood framing with finish stucco is common in Santa Fe. Steel stud framing, masonry block, or stone are other construction choices. Whether you do the work or you use a licensed contractor, be sure to adhere to applicable building codes, and in particular, be sure to follow the manufacturer instructions for products you install.