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Fire Features

A fire feature is an outdoor feature, such as a fire pit, fireplace, or chiminea, used for recreational or decorative purposes, usually to provide warmth and to create a focal point for outdoor gatherings.

Fire features are natural attractions for family and guests.  They are a great focal point for backyard gatherings, and provide warmth and add that pleasing glow to make every moment memorable during an evening chat.

There are a few options for getting a fire feature into your Outdoor Living space,
PHI3 Construction, can help select the right one for you.

What Styles do Fire Features come in

Fire features come in a variety of styles, including:

Fire Pits

can be made of various materials such as stone, metal, or concrete, and can be circular, square, or rectangular in shape.


can range from traditional brick or stone designs to modern and sleek metal structures.


are clay or metal structures that contain a fire and often have a chimney to vent smoke.

Outdoor Fireplaces

typically larger and more permanent structures that are integrated into the landscape design.

Fire Bowls

modern and sleek designs made of metal or concrete that can be placed on a tabletop or on the ground.

Fire Tables

typically made of metal or concrete, these are table-style fire features that include a fire pit in the center.

Fireplace Inserts

designed to be installed in existing masonry fireplaces to provide a more efficient and eco-friendly fire experience.

How long does it take to construct a Fire Feature

The time it takes to construct a fire feature depends on various factors, including the size, style, and complexity of the feature, as well as the weather conditions and the availability of materials and labor.
A small, simple fire pit can typically be built in a day or two, while a larger and more complex structure, such as an outdoor fireplace or a fire pit with built-in seating, may take several days to a week or more.
It's important to keep in mind that the time required to build a fire feature can also be affected by other factors, such as obtaining necessary permits, preparing the site, and arranging for utilities and other services. To get a more accurate estimate, it's best to consult with a professional contractor or landscaper who can assess the specific requirements of your project.

How much does a Fire Feature cost

The cost of a fire feature can vary widely depending on several factors, including:

  • Type of feature

    The style and complexity of the fire feature will impact the cost, with more elaborate structures generally costing more.

  • Materials

    The cost will vary depending on the materials used to build the fire feature. For example, a metal fire pit will typically cost less than a stone fire pit or outdoor fireplace.

  • Size

    Larger fire features will generally cost more than smaller ones.

  • Labor

    The cost of labor will depend on the complexity of the project and the experience and skill level of the professionals involved.

On average, a basic fire pit can cost anywhere from $500 to $2,500, while a more elaborate outdoor fireplace or fire pit with built-in seating can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000 or more.

It's best to get a quote from one of our professionals to get an accurate estimate for your specific project. Keep in mind that the cost of a fire feature will also vary depending on your location and the local cost of labor and materials.