Category: Outdoor Fire Features & Fire Pits

An outdoor stone fireplace with round stone.

Keep Warm During the Colder Months with an Outdoor Stone Fireplace

With the cooler weather upon us, many homeowners in central Pennsylvania are closing their pools for the season and thinking of Friday night football games and pumpkin spice lattes. But just because the calendar says the seasons have changed doesn’t mean outdoor fun in your backyard will have to wait until next year. If you…

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A propane fire pit burns on a flagstone patio next to a backyard pool.

5 Design Choices to Make When Installing a Fire Pit

Choosing the design of a fire pit for your backyard patio can be a frustrating process. It can seem nearly impossible to figure out where to start with so many types, styles, features, and other decisions to make. Maybe you’ve considered just searching for “fire pits near me” and choosing one from a big-box store,…

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stone fireplace in an outdoor seating area

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Adding an Outdoor Fireplace

Have you recently found yourself searching for “outdoor fireplaces near me”? Have you been eyeing up an empty portion of your outdoor patio to fill it with something warm and inviting? Or maybe you already have an outdoor fire feature that you want to upgrade into something more? If so, an outdoor fireplace may be…

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Don’t Miss These Outdoor Fireplace Ideas This Year

If you’re looking for outdoor fireplace ideas to add some warmth to your outdoor space this season, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Dutchies Stoneworks, we specialize in both wood and gas fireplaces that are great for adding function and beauty to your outdoor living spaces. If you are already set on purchasing…

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How to Create a Backyard Patio Design Your Family Will Love

Summer is finally here, and with warmer weather, you’re probably itching to be outside as much as possible. Central PA summers may get humid, but there’s something about listening to the cicadas and sitting outside with friends and family in the hot evenings that just feels right. But does your backyard patio design complement that…

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