What makes a perfect evening? A drink with your loved ones? What about reminiscing the good old days with your friends? And storytelling with kids? Sounds interesting, right? Well, all that is crowned by one thing, a fireplace. But where can you get a fireplace in a modern home with no fireplace? Well, we’ve got you covered. You can now enjoy a peaceful night around a fireplace without necessarily having a chimney thanks to a fire pit. That’s right, create your magical nights full of ghost stories and laughter with a fire pit.
What to look for in a fire pit
There are lots of factors that you need to get right when buying a fire pit. Here is what you need to consider;
The general outlook of the fire pit will have far-reaching outlook implications. There are some general designs ranging from round to cubic or rectangular designs. But if you want to go for more customed designs, you can talk with the manufacturer
Do you want to have the fire pit stuck in one place or do you want to be able to move it around? Well, if you want a more permanent structure, you will cough more. Portable ones are cheaper and will give you better mobility.
The kind of fuel
Is wood your primary source of fuel? Or do you want the more advanced electric or gas fuel? Well, the location and general usage will dictate your choices. Just keep in mind that electric and propane inspired fire pits are more expensive than wood-powered fire pits.
Type of materials used
Materials have a big say on the longevity of the fire pit. The most common types of material used include; copper which easily stains and rusts, cast aluminium doesn’t last easily and cast iron is the hardest but quite heavy.
Here are the best fire pits to consider;
KINGSO 22 Inch Outdoor Steel BBQ Fire Pits
If you are in the market for a budget fire with great services, try KINGSO 22 Inch Outdoor Steel BBQ Fire Pit. It is perfect for small-sized backyards that still want to feel the warmth of a good fireplace. Made with high-quality steel, the KINGSO 22 fire pit is made to last. The heat-resistant coating prevents the walls from caving from high temperatures.
The fire pit comes with a fire poker, a mesh to prevent sparks and debris from flying out. It is very portable and the storage is also easy. When mounting it, just attach the legs and then the outer ring and you will be on your way. The cleaning bit is easy and fast.
What we liked about it;
INNOSTAGE Fire Pit with Stainless Steel BBQ Grill
Looking for a fire pit that will also double up as a BBQ grill? Well, the Fire Pit with Stainless Steel BBQ Grill does an amazing job. It works well as a BBQ grill and will warm up your backyard when having a party. It has a double-wall design that minimizes the smoke coming and maximizes the heat. It’s made with a rust-resistant heavy metal, that’s painted black to increase heat retentions. Installation and cleaning processes are very easy. The portable handles make it easier to shake off the ashes as well as moving them around.
The BBQ grill is made with good quality stainless steel. The added thrill means you are getting two good quality functions at a go: the BBQ grill and portable fireplace.
What we liked about it;
BALI OUTDOORS 32 '' Wood Burning Fire Pit
Here is another great combination of grill and fire pit. The main difference here is the grill is stationed up top and is open. The general construction is great but what caught our eyes was the base. All four legs are reinforced with a sturdy ring to guarantee maximum quality. It is designed to use firewood and to ensure the wood stays in place, there are frames. The foldable frames make it easier for air to flow freely giving your pit a much-deserved fire boost.
The cooking area is large enough and the fire pit is big and compact to light up your back yard. You will get a log rack and a poker in the initial package. Avoid touching the rack with open hands as this may result to painful burns.
What we liked;
Cisvio 35.8 '' outdoor fireplace
Backyard parties, picnics and camping just got better with the Cisvio 35.8 '' outdoor fireplace. Bid goodbye to cold and boring nights with this fireplace. From its elegant looks to amazing functionality, the fireplace is one to savour. The square-shaped frame will fit perfectly in any patio or backyard. The general design is also appalling and will give you a sleek look.
The construction is well thought of with a strong frame supported by strong legs. The steel used is powder-coated for a long-lasting service. There is a metal mesh included that helps keep debris and sparks from intruding outside the designated area. The installation is pretty easy and straightforward. But in case you feel like you are stuck, there are free tutorials to help you move forward.
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