A backyard is a wonderful place to enhance aesthetically and create a feeling of visual comfort. Old school backyards had their charm with trees bearing fruit and cute vegetable gardens. But nothing pleases the eye more than a fire pit. It purpose is to create a warmth in the air, but it does much more than that. It creates a social sense of warm in the area. It greatly liberates us to hang out outdoors during the cold winter. Naturally, the sight of a gently flickering flame is always calmly satisfying. And the sound of burning just adds to the whole experience. Here are 6 different kinds of fire pit ideas.
Portable Fire Pit
Small and light weight a portable fire pit is for the traveller. It is easy to setup and easy to enjoy. This is a very diverse option as it allows you to carry it along with you. It would require lesser maintenance too as it definitely has to be cleaned before being used again. This will help it last longer too. Make sure the metal has cooled down before you pack it away to avoid severe burns.
Table Fire Pit
If your backyard house a compact sit out, this fire pit is the perfect choice. It can be placed instead of the table in between the chairs. It creates a compact place to warm up. It is a smart way to utilise an area limited by space. It doesn’t compromise on functionality either. One can enjoy a hot bowl of soup and the gentle heat of their fire pit in the cold weather. This helps heating the body from inside and outside, keeping you in a comfortable state of relaxation.
Globe Fire Pit
A globe fire pit is a concept of fire is a cage. The hollow metallic ball traps the fire within its enclosure. The ball is not full enclosed. You can design it however you like. The metal ball is not a continuous surface. It has got gaps and curves according to the design of the globe fire pit. This allows the caged fire to breathe. The fire pit in the picture above is inspired from a dragon. These are highly customisable fire pits. As long as there is enough metal to sufficiently enclose the fire pit, the design is feasible. The area exudes medieval vibrance which is accentuated by the concrete stones and wooden benches. One could also design their global fire pit with reflective metal type material to give a more industrial feel.
Accommodating Fire Pit
A zone of zen for a small crowd, an accommodating fire pit can be installed in relatively larger backyards. As there are more people to keep warm, the fire rather follows a path instead of burning in a pit. This path could be a straight line, a rectangle or similar horizontally oriented designs. Some food and music could really make the scene resulting in a fun and warm night with your friends and family.
Raised Barbeque Fire pit
The Americans made grilled food extremely popular. The love for grilled food is world-wide. Grilled cheese, grilled sandwiches, grilled meat and so many more. Having your own American BBQ kitchen is your backyard would be the ultimate tummy pleaser. They are elevated a few feet off the floor for convenience. It is totally old school with fuel being used to keep the flame a high intensity. You also have to regularly butter your food so that they don’t char and burn. Complete the look with a handle table to transfer your cooked food onto and mini fridge from the refreshments. Invite people over to your and enjoy your backyard barbecue.
Glass Fire pit
It is currently the most modern fire pit design. It is pretty advanced as well as it’s structural engineering is concerned. It is also Multiple times easier to clean and maintain than a conventional coal or wooden fire pit. That burning material is polished tempered glass called fire glass. They are broken and polished into small glass pebbles. The come in various intoxicating colours like Ruby Red, Sapphire, Black Pearl and a lot more. This glass does not melt, crack or explode when it is on fire. It is chemically fine tined to achieve this property.