Different types of heaters for outdoor areas are powered by wood, briquettes, propane gas (LPG), natural gas or electricity.
GAS FIRE PITS
Combining the convenience of gas with the ambience of fire, these upmarket heaters are statement pieces and are priced accordingly, with some models costing thousands of dollars, although there are more modest versions. Units shaped like a tall bar table are also available.
from $500 keep warm around a fire pit on chilly winter evenings FIRE PITS
Creating the mood of a campfire, fire pits burn timber in a cast-iron or powder-coated steel container, in a variety of styles and sizes. They can be smoky and dangerous for children, so shouldn’t be near the house.
from $30 for steel or $250 for iron