Summer is right around the corner….for most of us, which means long, lazy evenings in the backyard, the smell of BBQ lingering in the air. Outdoor kitchens have become increasingly popular and affordable over the years. Built in wine coolers and kegs are perfect for the amazing selection of local wines and beers the Valley has to offer. Add an outdoor sink to make clean up a snap, and a new smoker could have the neighbors sniffing at your gate. We will come out to you, and go over all of the options. No need to hire a dozen different contractors, we can take care of it all.
Whether it is bringing natural gas piping from your gas meter or house to the outdoor kitchen or connecting the water piping to your home so that it can be winterized for freeze protection it is really a simple step by step process. If you need electrical Drake Mechanical can coordinate with your preferred electrician or bring an electrician that we regularly work with to hook up the electrical side of your outdoor kitchen. If you have your own concrete contractor or landscaper for decorative brick or other flooring options we can coordinate with everyone to make your new outdoor kitchen installation easy and painless from the start of the project to your first steak on the grill.
Drake Mechanical regularly installs and hooks up natural gas outdoor fire pits outdoor fireplaces anywhere in the Treasure Valley. Don't have one picked out but you know you want one? We can help you pick one out, get the gas piping installed and hooked up and you can be underway to relaxing under the stars next to a great outdoor fire without having to haul wood, clean up ashes and worry about sparks starting a fence or yard on fire if the wind kicks up!
Drake Mechanical specializes not only in fire pit installation but also specializes in all fire pit repairs, fire pit replacement and fire pit service. We do recommend that if you have an outdoor fire pit that you cover it when not in use; this will help prevent buildup of water, dirt, leaves etc. inside of your nice fire pit. That way when you need to use it you just pull off the cover, turn on the gas, and kick back and enjoy your time outside. There are not a lot of moving parts on a fire pit but when they break Drake Mechanical can be there to help you out. Whether it is a worn out fire pit burner, worn out fire pit lighter, or even a worn out fire pit shut off valve don't fret, Drake's can get you all fixed up and roasting marshmallows in no time! When you think fire pits, think Drake Mechanical and the guys in the big yellow trucks!
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Napoleon Model GPF & GPFG Patio flame.
This Flickering Glow outdoor gas fire pit comes with an all stainless steel burner construction for maximum outdoor durability and weather resistance. You can get these with a five piece GLOCAST log set or Topaz CRYSTALINE ember bed. You can also get optional river rock media kits or glass media kits are available. You can get an optional safety screen as well for this outdoor gas fire pit. This fire pit is approved for use on wooden decks, stone or brick patios and concrete.
Key Largo Fire Pit
The Key Largo is a great looking fire pit. This can be installed in either propane or easily converted over to clean natural gas so that you do not have to mess with filling up heavy and dirty propane tanks when you want to enjoy your fire pit. The Crystal fire produces up to 80,000 BTU's, and can be installed many ways. The Key Largo is truly a showcase of fire. The beautiful glowing fire dances on top of a bed of a bed of fire glass. This is special glass that is specifically designed for being inside of a fire. The burner on this fire pit is made out of stainless steel; the exterior of the lower portion of the fire pit is made out of steel and coated with stucco.
Stone Fire Table Fire Pit
The Stone fire Table fire pit is a beautiful accent to any patio or outdoor entertainment area. This is a very attractive round black table with a fire pit in the middle. This fire pit has multiple options as well. From different colored glass in your fire pit to maybe going with a log set you can have it all. Push the button and put your feet up. The Stone fire table fire pit can also be converted to natural gas as it comes with the necessary parts to do so. This way you don't have to mess with heavy, dirty propane tanks.
Drake Mechanical is your go to for all of your outdoor kitchen needs. We can help you turn your backyard into an oasis to enjoy for years to come. Call us today and mention this blog to schedule your complimentary consultation!