Outdoor Fire Pits
Outdoor fire pits are trending across Australia right now and you can see why! Fire pits are a great feature for outdoor areas and create an intimate and nostalgic ambiance that your guests will love. These versatile ‘center pieces’ of warmth come in all shapes and sizes, designs and styles. Interested? Read on to learn more…
Timber versus Gas
Traditionally fire pits would run off of timber. With growing concern that this may be a hazard you can now get gas, ethanol and gel-fueled pits. The upside of this is that it also doesn’t let off as much smoke. Of course if you’re looking for something a bit more traditional, open fire pits are still very much an option!
WARNING: If you’re interested in a gas fire pit you may need to get this approved my your local council!
Fire Pit Shapes and Styles
Round fire pits come across as a little more intimate. Gathering around a circular fire pit just makes it feel that way!
If you’re looking for a more modern fire pit to match any clear cut design lines you have in your outdoor area a square shape is the way to go!
A much more progressive shape for an outdoor fire pit. These are often doubled up as a table and will need a protective fire screen for safety reasons. A sleek and modern option is perfect for a decking area.
Some home owners opt for a sunken fire pit for something less invasive. For a more low profile look the sunken fire pit is a great option.
Stay tuned for next week’s blog where we’ll look at the pros and cons of fire pits and also the different materials you can use for your pit…
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