How to Heat an Outdoor Area for the Perfect Winter Garden

2 February 2016

Outside fireplaces are the perfect way to warm up a patio or decked area

There are three main choices when heating outdoor areas; outside fireplaces, fire pits and electric heaters.

Electric heaters are a great source of heat, and are extremely easy to use which is why they are so popular. All that's required is a nearby electrical output. Sheltered and more intimate patio settings receive a greater effect from the heaters.   

The Umbris aluminium louvre roof provides an all-weather roof system with the option of adding HeatStrips electric external heaters.

The HeatStrip External radiant heaters from Umbris can be connected to the aluminium profiles of our louvre roofs allowing your Umbris patio area to be used during winter months and warm up those cold evenings. A single Umbris HeatStrip can heat a patio space of 6m2 in less than 10 minutes.

However, if bespoke is more you and are looking for something a bit different, then a fire pit by Urban Fires may be the heating option for you. A fire pit is a contained fire in a free-standing, contemporary design. There is a vast amount of design finishes available in order to create your perfect outdoor heating. Many additional safety features are available with a cohesive design finish, ideal if you are concerned about an open fire around small children and pets.

urban outdoor fire pit

For the ultimate statement piece in outdoor heating, you could always opt for a luxury outdoor fireplace. Outside fireplaces are the perfect way to warm up a patio or decked area on those chilly evenings. The fireplace heating option enables living spaces to be extended creating outdoor entertaining spaces usable all year long. Urban Fires can create bespoke fireplace solutions suited to your requirements and desires.

Contact Sky House Design Centre for more information about outdoor heating


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