Safe and Cozy Backyard Additions
These patio or backyard additions provide you with a tool for entertaining year-round. Not only do they increase the value of your home, but they are fun for guests and families alike.
Beyond looking at where to install the fire pit, you also have to think about what materials you are going to use and what type of furniture you want to complement it. Safety is also a key consideration in your new project.
- Don’t use a soft wood because they can end up popping and throwing sparks.
- Monitor wind direction prior to starting a fire.
- Avoid wearing flammable clothing near the fire.
- Refrain from using flammable fluids such as lighter fluid or gasoline to light or relight the fire.
- Make sure you know how to dispose of the ashes the right way.
If you are in an area that is prone to wildfires, you might need to let your homeowner’s insurance know that you have a fire pit at your property. It’s also good to discuss the impact the pit could have on your coverage.
A fire pit is a great way to liven up your backyard. They are inexpensive to use, look amazing and even extend your outdoor season. Don’t forget that you are still playing with fire and need to exercise caution when using them. Not using them correctly could end up setting your house on fire and cause a grass fire, endangering others around you.
By following the above recommendations, you will make out the most of your beautiful fire pit hassle-free. If you let the professionals you work with in on your expectations and plans for your fire pit, they will be able to direct you to the models best suited for your purposes. Contact Hi-Tech Appliance for all your firepit needs in Colorado.