Is a Fire Pit the Right Option for your Vincent, Clayton, Alexandria Bay Patio?


A patio takes on a whole new life with the addition of a fire pit. Whether you want a cozy spot for family evenings out in the open, more flair for your outdoor parties, or a more utilitarian fixture for your Vincent, Clayton or Alexandria Bay patio, a fire pit may prove one of your best landscaping decisions. That said, there are a couple of things to keep in mind when considering a patio fire pit. Let’s consider some ideas in greater detail to help you decide on the best option for your Buffalo patio fire pit.


The basics

The first step to planning your fire pit is considering the space you have available, as it will determine the size of the fire pit and, to a lesser extent, the design. Where design is concerned, you can go with a circular design to allow maximum seating or a geometric shape that will best fit the available space. To make maximum use of available space, your fire pit can be a freestanding element in order to make full use of an open area, or to reduce the amount of space it takes up, it can be incorporated into the flow of a low wall or nestled into the space carved out by a retaining wall. The choice of material is another decision you will have to make and care should be taking to select a fire pit color scheme that doesn’t clash with the rest of the hardscaped environment.


Family gathering hub

If you’re looking to build a fire pit mainly for family evenings in the open air, a freestanding design may best serve your purpose. In this case, the shape you choose does not really matter as long as the fire pit is conveniently and safely located. Brussels Dimensional Stone is an excellent choice of material, which can impart a weathered appearance to your fire pit. This will in turn create a gathering spot with a lived-in feel, further enhancing the cozy atmosphere. Finding the color to match your surroundings should not be a problem with color options including Desert Sand, Limestone, Mahogany Ash and Midnight Charcoal, to mention a few.


Party magnet

If you frequently entertain on your patio, a fire pit can become one of the most attractive spots for your guests. One solution for a fire pit designed for entertaining is to incorporate low wall seating into the design. This ensures maximum space for festivities while also creating convenient, comfortable seating that is always accessible. Brussels Dimensional Stone with its variety of colors is also an excellent choice in this case.


The pragmatic touch

Maybe you want a patio fire pit that goes beyond creating ambiance. Perhaps you also want to minimize the hassle of installation. If so, something like our Rivercrest and Sunset kits are perfect for you. These kits, which come with grills, make installation easy regardless of whether a patio is under construction or already built. The wide variety of stone options will ensure that you are easily able to find the perfect match for your patio. A patio fire pit can only benefit your home and its inhabitants.


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