Having a fire pit put into your backyard can be a great way to enjoy some warmth when you like spending a lot of time outdoors. The right fire pit can also add a lot of ambiance to the yard, but it does require some concern in order for it to be as safe as possible.
When you intend on having a fire feature put in your yard, consider the following tips for improving the landscaping ahead of time.
Relocate Some Nearby Shrubs
If there are any shrubs near the patio area, you need to consider the fire risk if any embers fly out. Dry shrubs can quickly catch fire if they’re too close to the fire when you’re using it. With this in mind, you can have the shrubs relocated to reduce the risk of fire.
Get Flat Paving Underneath
Having a fire pit on an uneven surface can lead to it being wobbly and not being as structurally sound as you want for safety reasons. If you’re eager to make sure that it is as safe of an addition as possible, you’ll want the area underneath to be flattened out as needed.
Make Sure Seating is Included
When you’re just beginning to make design plans for the fire pit, you need to make sure that the patio includes space for seating. By making sure the landscaping accommodates for space to have seating put in, you can make sure the fire feature is accessible without cutting into the grassy area next to the fire pit for seating.
If you’re eager to have a fire pit in your yard, you need to make sure that it will be a safe addition. Along with considering the above tips, feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have.