Landscape designing can provide a great way to enjoy an evening – by relaxing by an open fire — and a fire pit can make it even nicer. They are great for outdoor entertaining, and when the weather starts to cool off, you can still enjoy the outdoors. The key is to make sure that you design the fire pit in your initial design phase so that you can make it fit with the theme of your landscaping design.
Here are a few more reasons why you should build a fire pit:
A well-built fire pit complemented by beautiful landscaping can increase the value of your property considerably. If you plan on eventually selling your home, it will be worth much more if you have a well designed yard instead of a plain expanse of grass. An attractive fire pit area can add thousands to the value of your home, making it easier to sell because of the entertainment value of the area.
Extend the Season
If you like to entertain friends and family outdoors, bundling up in warm clothes and sitting around a fire is a nearly perfect way to enjoy a cool evening together. It will give you better use out of your impressively landscaped yard too.
If you’re partial to large gatherings, a fire pit is the way to go. It’s tough to bring a group of people outside and place them around a barbecue grill or tiny portable fire pit. A dedicated outdoor pit is the ideal focal point for a large outdoor gathering. Toss in some logs, light the fire and enjoy as all of your family and friends sit around the fire talking the night away.