Gas fire pit review - Choices to build your own or buy
You can choose to create your own gas fire pit or buy one ready made. If you are a do-it-yourself person, take a look at accessories such as the triple gas burner kits and Peterson Camfrye logs. If you want to enjoy your gas pit, not design and build it, buy one pre-made. Our gas fire pit review is intended to demonstrate a few backyard choices available. While there are several quality brands to choose from (For example, Arctic makes a nice portable gas fire pit with wheels) our intent is to highlight fire pit features, materials, and design elements.
Make your own gas pit with:
1. Gas fire rings - for a very decorative option, consider
buying a gas fire ring. Made from metal and including a single, double
or triple burner system you can decorate your fire pit the way you want
to. Imagine the possiblities after top dressing with lava rock, pea gravel
or colored acqatic glass. Some people even make decorative fire beds using
the gas ring system. These pits or beds can be surrounded by beautiful
flagstone paving; the fire pit structure can be top dressed with blue
cut glass. To buy, gas rings are available in the following sizes: 18"
24" 30" 36"; weight: 20 to 80 lbs; cost: $225 to $375.
Buy a gas pit
Want your patio to feel luxurious? Then consider buying a fire pit table. These pre-made structures include a firepit and a table. You can use the table which surrounds the fire to set drinks and snacks. Different sizes are available. You can choose from gas models which cost more but are like fine furniture; or choose a wood burning fire table for a rustic campfire feel.
Be ahead of the trend! A fairly new material gaining popularity is glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC). Why? It offers strength while being lightweight and weather resistant. Fireplaces such as: Evening Glow, Navajo, Summer Nights, Firestone, AutumnGlow and Village Square are made with GFRC, and the acid washed finish is designed to give you the elegance of the sculptured casting.
Fire pit waterfall - Here's another niche in outdoor decor gaining popularity. These units include a gas run fire in the foreground and a waterfall in the background.