The Best Fire Pit For Your House
So, What Fire Pit Should You get?
After a month or two of cold weather and dropping temperatures we're wanting to spread the love of our ever popular Fire Pits. There isn't much better to look at in your backyard then a fire pit, which adds warmth, light and a social atmosphere to your outdoor area.
When you think fire pit you may be thinking about the bowl-shaped designs which leave little to the imagination such as this one;
Well never fear - Fire pits have evolved into a statement piece for your garden, gazebo or entertainment area. Fire pits often have an area for grilling food, protection for your young ones and a solid base - well at least TKO Fire pits do! Even with the above, they are very cost effective, once purchased the only cost is wood which is generally found at very cheap rates or mostly free.
Now, if you're thinking of buying a fire pit it's important to keep in mind the style and size that will suit your space. We've listed 3 important details when determining if a fire pit is the best fit for you.
1. Get A Style In Mind
Just like buying a new lounge or even a car it's important to understand the different styles that exist, small ones are usually 20 inches to 25 Inches (50-65 cm's) while the larger sized fire pits are around 45 inches (115 cms) For the most part, smaller fire pits are usually ones that consist of a bowl
2. How To Choose Your Fuel
Fuel? Wood is often referred to as the fuel for your BBQ or Fire Pits, but wood is wood right? Well yes & no. Here are some wood types that HGTV Recommend
- Black Locust
- Bitternut Hickory
3. Precautions and Extra Accessories
Never use a fire pit too close to a wall or your home and remember to be careful if you're using a fire pit on a wooden deck. Generally, the best surfaces to place a fire pit on are hard stone, cement or tile, which are fireproof.