Best Fire Hearth & Patio is a family-owned and operated business serving homeowners and home builders near Albany, New York since 1977.

With a wide range of products and services for all of your home-heating needs and improvements, Best Fire will make sure your home gets the warmth and comfort it deserves.

But that’s not all. Best Fire also has an extensive selection of patio furniture and accessories, including shades, grills, and outdoor fireplaces that will bring any outdoor area to life even better than you envisioned.

For hearth products and service: We specialize in the sale, installation, and service of fire-burning hearth appliances and products: gas fireplaces, stoves, and inserts; pellet fireplaces, stoves, and inserts; wood fireplaces, stoves, and inserts.

For patio products, furnishings, and grills: We offer the highest-quality custom-made outdoor furniture and accessories, as well as a full range of outdoor cooking products: outdoor fire pits, fireplaces, furniture, kitchen islands, and pizza ovens; gas, charcoal, and pellet grills and smokers; patio umbrellas, pergolas and canopies.

Our Mission

Our mission at Best Fire Hearth & Patio is to treat our clients and employees in a manner which leads to excellence throughout the organization.

Our people take pride in their work so our clients can be proud of their purchase.

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Our History

Learn more about or history that has lead us to where we are today, including when the Stritsmans began selling stoves as a part-time business and when we expanded to include patio and summer products.

The Story of Best Fire
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Customer Reviews

It’s our mission to leave clients with feelings of excitement and feeling rest assured of a job well done. To say we exceed expectations would be an understatement.

The Best Fire Experience

Our Team

A well-done job begins with a knowledgeable and experienced team. Get to know the staff who takes pride in their work from the first time you’re greeted through to completion.

Meet the Team