Outdoor fire pits are becoming the must have garden accessory that not only gives the owners of the house a useful barbeque area, but also a great source of heat.
They allow socializing to continue throughout the evening, acting like unique outdoor fireplaces. There are several different uses for the fire pit that can get the whole family involved.
And allow more summer evenings to be spent in the garden enjoying each other’s company. Choosing the ideal fire pit for the garden can be daunting, the size of the garden, and the primary use of the fire pit will need to be decided.
There are many different styles, shapes, and sizes of outdoor fire pits to choose from, however there are only two fuel sources. These are propane gas or wood burning; both offer different advantages and disadvantages. Often the style that is chosen will be due to the preference of one fuel type over another. The gas fire pit will give all of the benefits of the wood burning variety; however, there is no smoke which can be helpful. Often if the residence is in a built up area there are strict rules regarding outdoor fireplaces and smoke.
Wood burning outdoor fire pits tend to feel more ambient, and can create a fantastic experience for everyone. There is something truly magical about throwing wood onto any type of fire, and watching it burn. The outdoor fire pits will allow friends and family to sit and relax, keeping warm, and having fun. Considering where to store the wood may be an issue, and allowing time for the fire pit to heat up has to be considered. With a gas variety the outdoor fire pits are ready instantly; they also can be placed near swimming pools without fear of debris and embers ending up in the pool.
No matter what type of outdoor fire pits is needed, it is guaranteed to encourage people to come over and stay longer. They are ideal in smaller areas as table top varieties can be purchased and used easily. If there is adequate space in the garden the outdoor fireplaces can be built into a specific area, creating an amazing unique feel to the space that everyone will love spending time in. Outdoor fireplaces are very similar in design and size to interior ones, and although you can cook basics on them, fire pits are better if cooking is the main aim.