The glowing and the warmth of a fire pit makes many homeowners start to add a fire pit in their outdoor space including their patio to accompany their gatherings time. However, adding outdoor patio fire pits sets need to be done under some safety considerations to keep it safe during its use. Whether you want to place it in your patio or your deck, here are some important things you have to put into account.
Placing your fire pit in your patio should be at least 1 feet from any flammable structure or surface. It means that the outdoor patio fire pits sets shouldn’t be placed under a covered porch or low hanging tree branches. The most appropriate place for your fire pit includes cement and tiled patio as long as they are level. keeping your fire pit from any flammable debris such as twigs, grass clippings or dried leaves is also important. Everyone knows that wood is flammable and it means it is not recommended to place your fire pit on wood like your deck. So, what can you do? You can place it in your deck as long as it is directly placed on the wood, but use a fire pit pad instead. It can be brick or stoneslabs used over the wood to put your fire pit.
The materials should extend at least 2 inches beyond the perimeter area of the fire pit so that it can be used safely. Considering other distractions such as children and alcohol is also important. Children or pets can distract you from keeping watch on the fire or behave dangerously by coming near the fire. So, keep them at least 3 feet away from the fire pit and don’t ever let them unattended whenever the fire is burning. Drink alcohol near your fire pit can be a distraction, so you need to ask an adult to watch the fire if you host the guests into the house. You are allowed to add outdoor patio fire pits sets as long as you take some precautions above to make it safe.