Patio Fire Pits - What's not to Love?

by MARINA YUKHO 09/07/2019

Are you a homeowner looking to make your backyard a fun place to hang out? Why not try a patio fire pit? Summer comes with a lot of warmth during the day followed by cool evenings. This alone makes it a period where homeowners are privileged to explore outdoor activities that winter denies them. Now fire pits are useful in any season throughout the year, but they are used more when the weather allows for regular outdoor recreation.

Many homeowners with idle backyards are starting to look for ways to enhance their outdoor living. Having a fire pit close to the patio in your yard touches up the overall aesthetics of your home. In no time and with the right feature, you will come to enjoy being outdoors more:

There are different options for adding fire pits to your yard:

Grounded fire pits: These are built into the ground using bricks of various kinds. The result is usually a permanent structure where you can sit around and spend quality time with friends and family.

Movable fire pits: For different reasons, you may decide to go for pre-made models that you can place in your backyard.

Benefits of setting up a patio fire pit

Whether you settle for the first or second option, or you choose a sophisticated fire pit with designs that attenuates the beauty of your patio, one thing remains common. Moreover, that is the great stream of benefits you are set to enjoy with a fire pit in the yard. 

Attractive backyard: A well-designed fire pit can give your yard aesthetic touches. A fire pit, with its beautiful features, can be used with different seating positions and other landscape features. With the fire as a focal point, the yard will be in the right shape for entertainment.

Brings in the warmth: On most summer nights, outdoor spaces usually record low temperatures. With a fire pit, you have a choice of starting a fire to keep warm and enjoy more outdoor living on cold nights. You can bring your cooking outdoor to share grilled foods with family and friends. Some fire pits come with grills where you can cook hot dogs and roast marshmallows.

Increased home value: Features like fire pits in your yard increase the value of your home. This works especially if your fire pit is integrated with a patio to add a sitting space. If you need to sell your house later on, patio fire pits make incredible selling points.

If you’re looking to add a fire pit to increase the value of your home, talk to a real estate agent about the best style for your house and neighborhood.

About the Author


Originally from Belarus, I've moved to Sarasota Florida over 25 years ago and have made this beautiful place my forever home! I absolutely love living here, and I enjoy everything Sarasota has to offer; a sense of community, beautiful beaches, people and everything in between.

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