Unwind Around a Fire: Tips for Adding a Fire Pit

lights patioThere’s no question that we have some pretty amazing sunsets throughout the summer here in Colorado. It’s nice to sit outside and unwind. Sitting around a fire pit makes summer nights even more special. Whether it’s roasting marshmallows with the kids, sharing a laugh with buddies over a beer or just enjoying the quiet nights. A fire pit is an exciting centerpiece for any outdoor living space. There are a few things to consider when thinking about adding a fire pit to your landscape.

What’s Your Fire Pit Type?

Like any landscape feature, you have options. Choose the best fire pit to meet your needs. You can choose from built-in, prefab or portable all are popular options.

What’s Your Fuel?

Every fire needs fuel. Think about how you want to fuel your fire. You can use gas, propane or wood.

Location, Location, LocationWestall - Fire Pit

When it comes to choosing the location for your fire pit, there are several factors that you’ll need to think about before you pick your spot.

How many people are you entertaining?

Is there ample seating around your pit?

Is there a place to walk safely?

Is it a SAFE location?

Are You To Code?

Check with local authorities to make sure that you’re aware of all the regulations and laws on having a fire pit.

Adding a fire pit to your landscape is a great way to entertain guests and create lasting memories on summer nights.  We can help design your outdoor living space to feature a fire pit that’s safe and perfect for your home. Give us a call for a free consultation today!

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