Types of fire pits

What is the safest type of fire pit?

The safest fire pits are propane or natural gas fire pits/bowls made with durable and safe materials.

Is a fire pit considered an open fire?

In most cases, yes it does. That being said, many municipalities define open burning to not include burning in a fire pit that is off the ground or covered, as they are less likely to come in contact with other flammable materials by accident, and are less prone to wind-blown sparks and spreading.

What is a good size fire pit?

The optimal size for a fire pit is between 36 and 44 inches inside diameter. That will create enough room for a healthy fire but still keep gatherers close enough to chat. As an added precaution, the fire pit should be lined with a thick steel ring like the ones used for park campfires.

Can I put a fire pit in my backyard?

Can you have a firepit in your backyard? Absolutely! If you’re looking for outdoor fire pit safety and information keep reading our post below. Fire safety is incredibly important, and even more so when the fire sits in your own backyard.

What is the best height for a fire pit?

A good rule of thumb is to make an above-ground fire pit 12-14 inches tall. This is a few inches shorter than standard patio furniture seat height. If you want to be able to sit on the edge of the pit itself go a bit higher, 18-20 inches will be comfortable.

How do you build a fire pit under $60?

How many pavers do I need for a 36 fire pit?

Common Sizes for Fire Pits and Number of Brick Pavers Needed

Interior Diameter Number of Bricks Needed
32″ 71
33″ 74
36 80
39″ 87

How do you build a fire pit under $100?

Are concrete pavers safe for fire pit?

Do not make a fire pit out of concrete pavers. It is not safe. They will pop and throw pieces of concrete everywhere when heated. You would need to line the inside of the pit with fire brick or some other refractory material.