The word chiminea refers to several different styles and types, but the word generally refers to outdoor fireplaces. These outdoor, clay fireplaces have existed for hundreds of years and have been used by many cultures worldwide.
They are strictly for use outside and should never be operated over any combustible materials like a wooden deck or a back porch. They are never to be used indoors or in an enclosed area such as a garage. Most of these “firepots” do not come with instructions and are not UL listed. Very few people actually know how to properly use one or maintain one.
We recommend the following when using a chiminea:
This article was written by Chief Taylor