How an Outdoor Brick Fireplace Stacks Up to Stone Options How an Outdoor Brick Fireplace Stacks Up to Stone Options

Are you ready to think about an outdoor brick fireplace? There are so many different styles to choose from. There are many different materials also. You local home improvement store will have all the information available on local stone and brick to chose from.

Typical brick fireplaces are made from concrete brick that has been formed to size and texture, fireproofed and shaped to easily be stacked and mortared into place.

Are you sure you don't want a stone fireplace? Have you considered which might last longer, which costs more to build with? Most of these questions are asked by everyone that has considered an outdoor fireplace for their home.

Using bricks to construct a fireplace is an age old solution. Bricks are heat and corrosive resistant and retain fireplace temperatures. The same is true for stone. If you have narrowed your choices down to brick or stone, then you only have a few more thoughts on the subject. Cost and ease of use.

Bricks are less expensive than stone. Bricks are easier when it comes to having to cut and shape a tricky area of your design. Stone is more beautiful and natural to look at. If you are a practical person, then I believe your decision will be an easy one.

 

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