fire pits

Prepare Your Yard for a Fire Pit with Some Landscaping

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.

Prepare Your Yard for a Fire Pit with Some Landscaping

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.

Enjoy a Cozy Fire Pit Area All Year-round

If you enjoy being outdoors, regardless of the time of year, consider getting a gorgeous fire pit area built in your backyard. Whether as an extension of your patio or a separate area out in your yard, a fire pit can provide a cozy gathering place for you, your family, and your friends.

Enjoy a Cozy Fire Pit Area All Year-round

Patio Fire Pit

If you’re interested in connecting your fire pit area to your patio, you’ll want it to look seamless as if it belongs. The best way you can accomplish this is to incorporate beautiful stonework on your patio and extend it to the fire pit area. Design the fire pit out from under your patio cover, where you can sit and enjoy the stars. Surround the fire pit with metal chairs that have thick cushions on each seat for maximum comfort.

Fire Pit with a Bench

For a fire pit in your yard, again choose beautiful stonework for the area for the best look. Use the stone for the fire pit itself as well as having several benches constructed out of the same material. Place this gorgeous seating around the fire pit with decorator pillows atop each to provide comfort and support while relaxing in front of the fire.

Large Circular Fire Pit

If you spend a lot of time outdoors, you might want to consider a large fire pit area. Have a beautiful stone slab placed where you want the pit. Choose a circular design for a fabulous look. Then have a bench constructed that will circle halfway around the fire pit. On the open side, between each end of the stone bench, you can place two or three chairs to complete the look.

You can enjoy a lovely fire pit all year around. It’s a fantastic place to spend some quiet time after a hard day. A fire pit area is also a fun place for friends and family to gather and enjoy a drink or just each other’s company. For more information about getting a fire pit built for your home, please contact us today.