One of the hottest trends in backyard living is the outdoor fireplace and Coogan’s Design-Build can construct the perfect fireplace for your back yard. Whether you choose to build it near the home or at the far corner of the yard, a glowing fireplace is always a magnet for entertaining. By day these structures provide a beautiful focal point, by night the ambiance of a crackling fire is almost magical. Chilly evenings in the south are the perfect setting to gather with friends around an outdoor fireplace and you will love being able to entertain in your backyard even in the winter months. There are lots of outdoor fireplaces to choose from depending on your dreams and budget, however the source of heat falls into three specific categories: wood burning, gas, and our favorite, the wood burning fireplace with a gas starter.