Having a deck with fire pit can be a good idea. A Deck with fire pit can be appealing both aesthetically and emotionally. A deck with fire pit offer warmth, light, and ambiance while simultaneously providing an inviting atmosphere. Fire pits range from a simple surround of rocks to elaborate metal or stone creations that serve as works of art. A fire pit might be a lightweight metal bowl with a spark-arresting lid or a permanent installation made of concrete, stone or brick. When installing a fire pit on a deck, consider the fuel source, weight and location. If you want to build a fire pit in your deck then place a fire pit at least 10 feet from any possible fuel sources, like deck railings. On a wood or composite deck, a protective barrier of fire bricks, pavers or a commercially produced fire mat protects the surface of the deck. A fire mat should extend at least 24 inches past the perimeter of the fire pit. A shut-off valve for a propane or gas line should be located nearby, to allow you to quickly turn off the fuel in an emergency.
In addition, a fire extinguisher, a bucket of water and a garden hose allows you to extinguish sparks quickly, before they can damage the deck or spread to other flammables in the vicinity. After all, whether used for entertaining or simply relaxing, a deck with fire pit can allow you to enjoy your backyard more often. Taking the time to find the right one for your deck can often be challenging, as there are many models to choose from. This task can be easier if you know what type might be best for your landscape before you go shopping.