Outdoor Fireplaces

California Custom Decks
Outdoor Fireplaces Designs

Outdoor fireplaces are a valuable addition to St. Louis backyard deck projects, providing both practical and aesthetic benefits that can enhance the outdoor living experience. At California Custom Decks, we find there are a number of benefits when designing outdoor fireplaces. Providing warmth and creating a cozy atmosphere, which allows you to enjoy your backyard even on the St. Louis cooler evenings. A fireplace can add to the aesthetics of your backyard, providing a focal point and enhancing the overall ambiance. Installing an outdoor fireplace can effectively extend your living space outdoors, providing a space to entertain guests or spend quality time with your family. And finally, an outdoor fireplace can especially increase the value of your home by enhancing your outdoor living space and providing an attractive feature that potential buyers may be looking for.

So, what are the features that make up a great outdoor fireplace design?

A great outdoor fireplace design should be carefully planned and designed to meet both the functional and aesthetic needs of the outdoor living space. At California Custom Decks, our team looks at several factors when designing the space:

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The location of the outdoor fireplace should be carefully considered to ensure it is functional and aesthetically pleasing. At California Custom Decks, we look at factors such as wind patterns, sun exposure, and proximity to other outdoor living areas .

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We take into account that the size of the fireplace should be appropriate for the space and the intended use. A larger fireplace may be more suitable for a larger deck, while a smaller one may be better for a more intimate setting.

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At California Custom Decks, we feel that the style of the fireplace should complement the design of the outdoor living space. A traditional style may be more appropriate for a classic or rustic design, while a modern style may be better suited to a contemporary or minimalist design.

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California Custom Decks only provides high-quality materials to be used to build outdoor fireplaces that are durable and weather-resistant, such as brick, stone, or stucco. The color and texture of the materials should also complement the overall design of the space.

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We design the outdoor fireplace to meet your specific needs, whether it’s for cooking, entertaining, or simply providing warmth and ambiance. There are choices between the convenience of gas versus the rustic feel of the wood-burning fireplace.


Accessories such as fire screens, grates, wooden or concrete mantels, and tools can add to the functionality and aesthetics of the fireplace, as well as enhance the safety of its use. Having a television installed above the fireplace box can create a fun entertaining area to watch the game!


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“…Super responsive and ready to offer options to keep the project within budget. The guys that did the work were also amazing. They were very conscientious and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend them for any project!! My deck is beautiful. Thank you!!”

– Carolyn

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