Outdoor Living Ideas Pt 1: Fire Pits

Fire pits are one of the biggest trends for outdoor living spaces this year.  Adding a fire pit to your landscape gives you a focal point for gathering and socializing, and provides warmth and light to stay outdoors late into the evening.

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There are many options available when it comes to material, from concrete to stone and brick, or a combination of all three.  The shape of your fire pit can be constructed to complement the style of its surrounding landscape, or fit within space constraints.

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Another consideration is fuel.  Gas, propane, wood, and ethanol each have their benefits and downsides.  A gas fire pit can be turned on instantly for impromptu family gatherings  though is not ideal for cooking.  Wood burning fire pits are great for roasting marshmallows, but generate smoke and ash.

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Careful consideration and thoughtful planning will lead to perfect execution.  We would be happy to help!  The photos you see here are from a gallery of custom fire pits found on LandscapingNetwork.com.

Thanks for reading our blog. Northwest Construction & Landscape, LLC is a Kitsap County landscaping company that offers landscaping, decorative concrete and lawn maintenance services to homes and businesses across Kitsap and Pierce counties.