A custom outdoor fire pit is not only for warming you up during the cold season. It has functions and advantages that you can benefit from all year round. These benefits can be practical or emotional, and it can add a timeless elegant look. This home extension is a perfect place to relax and bond.
UPGRADE YOUR HOUSE AESTHETICS
Fire pits can add a warm, cozy feeling to a cold, dull-looking home. If you want a quick fix that will upgrade the look of your house without doing too much, install an elegant fire pit to add a change of atmosphere. The warm flames will provide a warm glow that will surely give your house that extra home-y feel.
Besides its primary function of providing you with warm, cozy nights, a custom outdoor fire pit can light up your home when the sun goes down. You won’t need to turn on the outdoor lights; the warm glow from your fire pit is enough to light up a cold night.
Fire pits can also be used for cooking! From grilling some meat to toasting mallows, you can cook anything on it.
EXTEND YOUR HOME
It can be difficult to maintain a garden or backyard so if you have some free space outdoors, you might consider placing a custom outdoor fire pit to turn the empty space into something useful. This outdoor home extension can be a place to hang out and receive your guests. Just add a few sofas or benches to surround the fire pit and you got yourself a cozy outdoor living room.
RELAX AND UNWIND
This home extension can be enjoyed whether you are bonding with a group of people or cozying up alone with a book and cup of hot chocolate. Sitting around the fire pit while spending time with friends or family can give that outdoor camp-y ambience without going to the woods or the beach. You can also spend your me-time meditating and relaxing by sitting by the fire.
BENEFITS OF A CUSTOM OUTDOOR FIRE PIT
SOCIAL HOT SPOT
A simple gathering around a custom outdoor fire pit with beer and wine and some music is a great conversational function area for sophisticated parties and gatherings.
A YEAR ROUNDER
A custom outdoor fire pit is a great space for leisure on the warm days but provide warmth on chilly nights.
Whether you intend it for general sense of calmness or serenity or provide both depending on what you feel.
LITTLE TO NONE MAINTANCE
This doesn’t require an everyday thorough cleaning. A broom, some power washing and your custom outdoor fire pit is all set for the next party.
With the right budget and plan, you won’t spend more than what you think. A custom outdoor fire pit is an affordable investment.
Before diving into planning on creating a custom outdoor fire pit there are questions first you need to address:
1. Is the custom outdoor fire pit part of the overall renovation project or just an added feature to an existing area?
2. What kind of custom outdoor fire pit would I like?
3. What is the fuel source?
4. Is the custom outdoor fire pit going to be permanently installed or not? If you already have an answer to all those questions then you can continue on planning and creating your custom outdoor fire pit.
Here are some professional tips on how to create your custom outdoor fire pit:
1. CONSIDER THE MATERIALS YOU WANT TO USE.
You need to plan on what materials you are going to use in your custom outdoor fire pit. Just be mindful not to use sedimentary rocks as they could explode due to the air bubbles they contain if you go for a metal bowl you need to make sure to add safer materials like a layer of bricks that would protect you from the heat.
2. CONSIDER THE FUEL SOURCE YOU WILL USE.
Knowing what type of fuel you want to use is crucial. If you are considering to burn natural gas then you should install your custom outdoor fire pit where a gas line can be installed. A wood-burning pit is common and if you ever try considering the use of it just make sure to take precautionary steps to prevent fire from the sparks it might produce during burning.
3. DECIDE WHETHER PERMANENT OR PORTABLE.
If you’re contemplating on a portable custom outdoor fire pit then it is important for you to buy a stand for the fire pit bowl. A wood-burning or natural gas type of fuel pit would be the best fit for the job if you’re considering a permanent installation then. To prevent cracking and crumble that would lead to expensive repairs, you need to use heat-resistant materials to construct the fire pit’s external structure.
4. CONSIDER THE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR THE INSTALLATION.
Depending on which residential area you live in, a building permit is needed for any renovation projects. The best thing to do is try to contact the necessary departments to make sure we are not breaking any laws.
5. CONSIDER THE SAFETY OF YOUR PIT AREA.
Before doing anything, it is the most important thing to make sure. Fire damage to your property and your neighbors will be prevented by doing so. Highly flammable materials and bushes should be remove and kept away from the pit. Since fire can endanger human life, always be attentive when dealing with fire as this can cause burns and much more.
CUSTOM OUTDOOR FIRE PIT DESIGNS TO CHOOSE FROM:
It is time for you to decide whether what type of design you would like and here are some examples for you to choose from, if you have answered all the necessary questions:
• RUSTIC STEEL FIN FIRE PIT
This custom outdoor fire pit is composed of robust, unpolished, raw steel and is appropriately named after the unusual "fins" on its base. By employing a natural approach, the fire pit is allowed to rust naturally to a brown patina hue for a more rustic appearance.
These custom outdoor fire pit are built with straight, clear lines for a more geometric-like aesthetic, in addition to the rustic appearance.
• BALI PIT
The best for grilling and wood-burning fire pit is this design. It's simply a lovely addition to any yard.
This can be set on a spike and can be swiveled around unlike any other fire pits is called the grill. You can take it camping with you because it is very simple to set up.
• STEEL ASPEN FIRE PIT
Some custom outdoor fire pit ideas are simple in design but still provide just enough in terms of aesthetics to be appealing. That's exactly what this incredible fire pit does. For functional and long-term use, the main bowl is made of heavy-duty Corten steel.
These custom outdoor fire pits are not too big, so it'll fit comfortably on your backyard patio. The geometric base also contributes to its sturdiness. It is finished with a high-temperature black powder coat finish and made of sturdy metal.