One of my favorite parts of my childhood was going camping with my father. We would sit by our small campfire with my sister and watch the stars in the sky. He’d tell us stories and we’d toast our smores in the fire.
As I got older and so did my dad, I realized he couldn’t really go camping like he used to anymore but we both missed hanging out by the fire and sharing stories. That’s why I go to a fire pit for my patio.
If you’re a lover of the outdoors and you’re interested in bringing a little warmth to your patio, you should get a fire pit. Fire pits are inexpensive additions to your home so you don’t have to spend an arm or a leg on them. If you don’t know where to buy fire pits, that’s okay. You don’t have to look too hard. You can find them at any local department store or online store.
If you’re thinking about buying a fire pit for your property, take a look at some of their benefits.
You can enjoy the outside no matter the weather
I love being outside. Listening to nature, smelling the trees, and watching a brightly colored sky relaxes me. When winter comes, it can hit my area hard. The nights can be especially dark, frigid, and wet with snow. A fire pit provides you with warmth and light so you can enjoy the great outdoors no matter the weather.
It makes entertaining your guests fun
Fires provided me a world of entertainment as a child and they continue to do so as an adult. Fires promote togetherness. When I entertain guests, we often share funny stories around the fire, look at the stars and enjoy each other’s company.
For children, it’s a great place to make hand puppets, roast some smores, and share scary stories. I can’t tell you how many times my sisters and I scared one another while we were around the fire. It was thrilling to tell each other ghost stories.
They keep away the bugs
Mosquitoes are the devil incarnate. They bite everywhere they can as much as they can and they can make summer nights miserable. These little blood suckers are hard to deal with, even bug spray isn’t enough sometimes. They can make it difficult to enjoy the great outdoors because you’re swatting them away the entire time.
But they hate the smoke fires give off. I can safely say that I’ve been bitten by mosquitoes a handful of times when I’ve sat around a fire. Avoid nature’s pests by investing in a fire pit so you can enjoy the great outdoors.
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Increases the value of your house
Believe it or not, fire pits can add value to your home as long as it’s well built and is visually appealing. Most people, like you and I, enjoy having a firepit to enjoy all year round. By purchasing your home, they don’t have to do the work of building it or buying it to add to their new home. You’ve already done the work for them!
You can turn them into a grill
I’ve cooked a lot of different things over a fire pit. I’ve cooked hotdogs, marshmallows, kebabs, and much more. By investing in a wood-burning fireplace, you can learn how to cook a variety of meals over the fire.
You can use a lot of your own household items such as your own pots and pans, tinfoil, and even sticks. You can also invest in a grill grate and turn your firepit into that grille you’ve always wanted!
For some awesome recipes, you can cook on your firepit turned grill, click here.
They’re safe to use!
When it comes to safety, I’m a huge advocate. I never want to worry about my guests getting hurt and if you’re a parent, you need to be even more cautious.
Firepits are usually safe, especially natural gas or propane-fed ones. The “pit” so to speak holds the fire in one centralized location. It can be difficult for the fire to escape over the metal or stone basin it’s in. As long as you use them responsibly, you won’t have any issues.
You have a great spot for date nights!
Fire pits are great for date nights or romantic gatherings. Just like fireplaces give out that romantic ambiance, firepits can do the same thing. When you’re looking for an intimate setting and don’t want to spend a lot of money every weekend. Investing in a firepit will be a great way for you to enjoy a cheap, quiet date night at home with your significant other surrounded by the stars and fresh air.