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One of the best ways to spruce up your back yard is to add a stone fire pit. Nothing is more relaxing after a long day at work than to come home and sit by a nice fire with your favorite beverage. Invite family and friends over for a great time sitting by a roaring, cracking fire. Ease your mind watching the dancing flames doing their thing.
Whether you want to purchase a stone fire pit, hire someone to build it, or build it yourself, stone fire pits will definitely enhance the look of your house and yard.
So sit back and check out our stone fire pit ideas/outdoor fire pit designs
Basically, there are 2 kinds of stone fire pits, gas burning, or wood-burning. Both have their advantages and disadvantages.
While a lot of people prefer the crackling sound of wood burning stone fire pits, others prefer the gas stone fire pits. The smoke from the wood-burning fire pits bothers some people's allergies and asthma.
Also, you need to keep firewood on hand for wood burning fire pits. However, wood-burning stone fire pits are cheaper than gas fire pits.
Here are a couple of other tips to help you with your purchasing decision:
So whether you enjoy a warm, crackling wood fire on cooler nights, or a colorful gas burning fire pit on summer nights, either one is a great option for you!!
There are a couple of great places to put your stone fire pit.
First, you need to really put some thought into this. Once built or installed, a stone fire pit is hard to relocate!!
Here are some ideas on where to put your stone fire pit ideas.
Before you plan on getting a stone fire it, you need to sit down and decide how much you want to spend.
Although a nice, expensive gas stone fire pit will increase the value of your home, you still don't want to make sure you can afford one.
If you check out the pictures below, you can see that there are some very expensive stone fire pits and then there are some less expensive ones.
Your outdoor fire pit designs should not break the bank.
One way to help with the cost is to build a stone fire pit yourself. Some of the stone fire pits below can easily be built by anyone, where some of the others will probably need some help.
Also, the stones cost money and some stones are a lot more expensive than other stones. Please do your research before you make your decision.
Now that we have given you some great information on what kind, where and how much you want to spend on your stone fire pit, here are a lot of great stone fire pit ideas:
Well, there you have it. We hope that you have enjoyed our stone fire pit ideas and outdoor fire pit designs!!