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Add A Firepit to your Outdoor Living Set

Patio Fire Pit

Even before there were backyards people gathered around fires at night to tell stories and share food. Next, backyards came along, and friends gathered around a patio fire pit to share fellowship. If you are purchasing a patio fire pit at Vancouver Sofa and Patio, there are a number of things to know before you purchase.

Outdoor Heaters or a Fire Pit

To begin with, you have to figure out what is the right heating element for your needs. Are you looking for warming up a current space? Or are you hoping to create a new gathering place? If you just need to generate more heat around an already existing patio table, an outdoor heater can do the trick. However, creating a new gathering place, means you need to purchase a patio fire pit.

Be Aware Of The Local Ordinances

There are many styles and types of patio fire pit. Thus you need to learn the local ordinances before you purchase a one. Different areas have different rules and those rules could limit the fuels types you can choose. Ordinances can also limit the kinds of heaters and heat elements that are legal in your backyard.

Plan For Safety, Space, and Design

Consider how much space you think that you have available. Next, remember not to build your patio fire pit close to walls, plants, or flammable elements. You should also plan to have a flat space on which to place your fire pit. A stone, cement, or tile floor is also best.  Namely in the case of any accidents or the spilling of any ashes.

Once you have planned for safety, think through the dimensions and make sure that you have accurate measurements. A patio fire pit can measure from between 20” – 45” and come in every design from a bowl all the way to a table. You also have to consider the kind of fuel (usually either wood, propane, or some other kind of gas). Finally, you will need to choose a material that is sturdy and easy to clean. Something like steel or an alternative material like copper or tile.

It might seem like there are a ton of decisions to make but this kind of choice is really a good thing. Choice means that you will find the right patio fire pit at Vancouver Sofa and Patio to build your dream backyard.