Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Natural Flame enhances either your Indoor or Outdoor Living Space

Now that you’ve finishing your outdoor living space don’t forget how your newly discovered extension of your surroundings will look in the evening when you’re entertaining friends or just relaxing with your family.

By adding the touch of a natural burning flame to your indoor or outdoor environment it can dramatically change the mood or ambience of your special occasion and your keep your guest’s fond memories of their experience at your home warm and alive until you meet again. Various restaurants, hotels and resorts have used this timeless technique to create a warm and inviting atmosphere to enjoy dinner, drinks or conversation with friends and family in casual and relaxing moments spent together.

You can add warmth and character to your home by illuminating the stone and plantings in your patio, garden or pool area with the flicker of natural flame. The dancing flame’s warm soft light and the shadows it casts will enhance your surroundings and help to replicate the mood and ambience that humans have long enjoyed with their friends and families for centuries in-front of an open flame as a focal point. 

Whether you’re in the surroundings of your outdoor kitchen, fireplace or simply enjoying dinner with guests at your patio table the addition of candles, hurricane lamps, Tiki torches or soft patio lighting solutions have added years of enjoyment and ways to extend people’s time together well into the evening hours during the coming relaxful summer months spent in the outdoors.


One new idea for creating the timeless and natural look of an open flame is the Tempest Torch™ - a dramatic decorative outdoor gas lamp now available in an attractive new indoor/outdoor Table Top model that breaks the traditional barriers of standard torch design. This unit creates a natural venturi effect causing a unique flame to spiral and dance within the tempered glass walls without the use of electricity! It burns safely over a few hours with the use of an affordable ethanol based gel (similar to fuel used for chaffing dishes or warming trays).


Alternatively, plumbed in models available can be connected to existing natural gas or propane sources and added to outdoor surroundings by being incorporated into pillars or as sconces on an outside wall to light gathering areas.

Created as a decorative outdoor lighting furnishing for a wide array of exterior settings and applications, including landscape lighting, it is designed to create the ultimate in lighting enhancement. The display possibilities are nearly endless; outdoor living space lighting, home, retail or business store front lighting, lighting as walkway pillars, pool area lighting, mounted onto portable bases or featured on an exterior wall or entry for general outdoor lighting.

It comes in two versions: A very easy manual light system as a table top model (which can be used outdoors or indoors in well ventilated areas) or an electronic ignition version that allows multiple units to be turned on/off by the flip of a light switch or can be tied into your homes automated lighting system.

The Tempest Torch™ is manufactured in North America and won Best Outdoor Room Furnishing and Best of Show for all Outdoor Products at the Hearth, Patio and BBQ Expo.  It has also been featured on the award winning Extreme Makeover – Home Edition.  Along with many other outdoor living solutions it can be viewed and demonstrated at Schut’s Brick, Stone & Landscape, 423 Mount Pleasant Road in Brantford. Proudly serving Brantford, Brant County and the surrounding areas for almost 40 years.
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