ideas: Backyard Firepit for Sitting Around the Fire

Backyard Firepit for Sitting Around the Fire

Enjoy the following pic ideas. Don't forget to leave us a quick comment below.

And please share this post within your social networks.

first “photo remodeling” image

backyard firepit

copyright image by

Enjoying the final days of fall


  • The fall season is fading fast – soon it will be winter and time to take your entertainment inside. But wait!, you have some nice fall evenings still ahead. It might be a bit chilly, but you can warm it up with your backyard fire pit.
  • It the perfect option to enjoy a cooked hot dog – a roasted marshmallow – and some late evening chat around the fire. The warmth of the fire will turn those chilly evenings into a night of fun and entertainment.
  • QUESTION? are fire pits safe?

    INFO: 5 fire pit safety tips
    What comments can you share?

SHOP: for decks n’ patios (see below)
AMAZON: stone fire pit (new win)
PINTEREST: stone fire pit (new win)
INFO: inspiring DIY fire pits (new win)
YOUTUBE: backyard fire pit ideas (new win)

May We Suggest Some Key Postings About
“Backyard Firepit”

Installing a Fire Pit in your Own Yard: A Short Guide (same win)
What You Should Know About Fire Pits (same win)
Outdoor Fireplaces: Improve Your Property’s Appeal and Value (same win)

second “photo remodeling” image

backyard firepit

copyright image by

Add some nice furniture


  • Nice, comfortable furniture will make your fire pit most welcoming – a place to lounge as you sit by the fire speaking of old times with friends and family.
  • Your fire pit could be wood burning or gas. With a gas burning fire pit, no need to find and start your fire by wood. Simply flip the switch anytime you want to enjoy an evening by the fire.
  • QUESTION? gas vs. wood fire pits – which one?

    INFO: wood vs gas fire pit

    gas fire pitsethanol fire pit

    What comments can you share?

IMAGES: backyard fire pits (new win)
YOUTUBE: 28 cool fire pit ideas (new win)

or simply search by entering deck n’ patio item or other gardening need

third “photo remodeling” image

backyard firepit

copyright image by

But then again you miss the smell of wood burning


  • Gas firepits are nice – but they lack one key benefit – the nostaglic smells and sounds of crackling wood of a campfire. That is the one distinct advantage of wood fire pits.
  • But you need to have wood – and wood ashes builds up. So building a deep pit allows you manage the wood burning and keep the fire contained within the pit.
  • QUESTION? what safety precautions should we exercise

    INFO: fire pit safety – what precautions should you take?

    roasting forksroasting rack

    What comments can you share?

SHOP: adirondack chairs (new win)
YOUTUBE: building backyard patio firepit (new win)

fourth “photo remodeling” image

backyard firepit

copyright image by

Using rocks in firepits


  • Rocks are perfect for gas powered firepits – they make the fire look more natural in appearance.
  • However, there are certain rocks you should not use – especially porous rocks such as sandstone, limestone, pumice, gravel, and river rocks. These rocks asborb water that can explode under high heat.
  • Hard rocks like granite, marble, or slate are much denser, and therefore less likely to absorb water and explode when exposed to heat. Other acceptable materials include fire-rate brick, lava glass, lava rocks, and poured concrete:
    SOURCE: best rocks for inside your fire pit
  • QUESTION? what are the specs for building a fire pit

    INFO: dos and don’ts of building a fire pit

    adirondack chairsadirondack table

    What comments can you share?

SERVICES: patio experts (see below)
SHOP: firepit rocks (new win)
REMODELING: decks n’ patios (same win)

Find Decks n’ Patio Services
Decks Patio
Fences Landscape Design
top-rated, pre-screened local contractors
pdf file FREE: download contractor selection
enter zip code – powered by HomeAdvisor ™


fifth and last “photo remodeling” image

backyard firepit

copyright image by

Make it large enough


  • If resources allow, you might consider making your fire pit large enough to have large family group to enjoy the around-fire-get-together.
  • By extending the area gives you a fireplace base for chairs and side tables that will be on a firm and stable foundation.
  • QUESTION? making something like this:

    INFO: make a fire pit seating area
  • What comments can you share?

SHOP: round firepit grates (new win)
YOUTUBE: build round patio with fire pit (new win)


Nice pic idea? Leave us a quick comment below.

And please share this pic idea within your social networks.

facebook linkedin pinterest

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure: is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to The commission earnings are used to defray our cost of operation.

View our FTC Disclosure for other affiliate information.

Categories: Decks & Patios

About Author

Krayton M

From the executive team at We hope you enjoy this pic photo and the elements of the site. Please forward any suggestions or comments regarding the pic or other suggestions for improvement. We also operate other helpful guides in education, money, travel, and business. Visit our main site for address information. Thank you. Please share this site with friends and family.

Write a Comment