Fire pit is excellent replacement for the fireplace. But also it can be multifunctional and serve you as table, fireplace and stove for cooking, as well as to combine it all at once. Fire pits are usually on hills, and work on firewood. Design and styles of fire pits are very diverse. They are made of metal and stone, even the tables can have fire pit in the middle. So how do you choose what you need?
First of all you need to decide what features have to perform your fire pit . If you need it only for purely decorative role, or do you want to cook food and gather around it with family and friends, enjoying the warmth of open fire? Just do not forget about the observance of the rules of breeding open fire at outdoors.
Cast iron fire pits are always the hardest. Stainless steel does not suffer from water so that the product of this material can remain on the street. Copper fire pits look great, but copper is necessary to clean from time to time, only than they will shine. Also you can find designer fire pit glass, but it is more decorative option for installation inside the house or apartment. There are other materials, and your choice must to be managed by your needs and budget.
If you plan to let your fire pit outside, do not leave it open. Will be better to protect it from the weather. Decorative fire pits are usually placed alongside loungers, tables and pools. They may be smaller than conventional multifunctional pits.
Finally, if you are ready to use your purchase, read its instructions from the manufacturer and follow it to avoid accidents and damage of the fire pit.