Once upon a time, fire pits were built out of necessity, for both warmth and cooking. But today's fire pits are more stylish than ever. The new fire pits -- including gas-powered versions -- add serious drama when it's time for s'mores.
Creating a Fire Pit
Fire Pits With a Spark of Inspiration
No chopping wood here! These sleek and modern fire pits are often built out of a concrete and Fiberglas mix to create a lightweight structure. Fuel canisters sit within the pit and are easily refillable. Any fire-proof substance can be added to the fire bowl for an appealing display — even when the fire is out.
Don’t choose between a fountain and a fire pit. Ready-made fire pit fountains make it easy to combine both elements. Or, create your own water fire pit by adding an above ground pit to a water feature. As long as you can safely run a gas line, or ensure fuel canisters remain dry, you can enjoy the combination of water and fire.