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Best Outdoor Fire Pits

 

When looking at the best outdoor fire pits for your outdoor space, several designs are available.  We will look at five different designs and give you the ability to choose what will work best for you.

Rectangular Pagoda Patio Firepit

Rectangular Pagoda Patio Firepit

Rectangle Pagoda

 

This free standing design will stand out by letting you see the fire from any angle.  You can use it to cook your Smores or other small items for the grill.

Size

When assembled this pit will be 28 inches long, 24 1/2 inches deep, 40 inches tall and weight 40 pounds.

Materials

Made of Black Powder Coated steel.  Has screen made of high temperature material on all four sides for total viewing of your fire.

Comes with tool for turning logs.

Function

Gives 360 degrees of fire viewing.

Can cook small items on a stick.

Good for warming a patio on cool evenings.

Fuel Sources

Burns wood or fire logs.

Cost

$209

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Oil Rubbed bronze Fire Pit

Oil Rubbed Bronze with Criss-Cross design

 

This design made from bronze will be great for the patio area as it will hold several logs in its deep bowl at one time.  The grate can be used to sit the wood off of the bottom of the pit. It comes with a spark guard cover with a lifting hook.

Size

This pit is 31 inches wide rim to rim.  It is 24 inches tall and weighs appoximatlly 30 pounds.

Materials

This fire pit is made of a heavy bronze metal.  It will take many years of use if cared for properly.

Function

Can cook small items on a stick.

Good for warming a patio on cool evenings.

Fuel Sources

Wood or fire logs.

Cost

$219.95

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Capri Table Top Fire Pit

Capri Table Top

 

This  table top heater will make your patio a warm conversation area even on the chilly nights. Power comes from a small propane tank that can be placed under the table out of the way.  It will produce about 12,000 BTU's of heat.

The bowl is filled with glass that can be ordered in different colors to match your decor. The bowl comes in black or brown and can be purchased in round or square designs.

Attaches to the umbrella hole in most tables for stability.

Size

Although small in size it is perfect for a metal patio table.  At 13 inches tall and 8 inches around, it will not block conversations and will give out a decent amount of heat.

Materials

Base is made from a cast resin material.  The bowl contains reflective glass available in 11 colors.

Function

Heating a small area.  A conversation piece that can be changed with different colored glass in the bowl.

Fuel Sources

Small propane canister(not included).  Can be mounted below the table and the line run through the umbrella hole.

Cost

$237.49

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Western Basket Weave Chimenea

Western Basket Weave JR Chimenea

 

This small Chimenea has a grate for cooking small items if needed.  Great for sitting around your patio making smores.  The  smaller size of this fire pit will fit perfectly on a patio area with limited floor space.

The front door will allow you to put wood in it or cook your snack.  When closed it will keep the embers from jumping out while burning.

Size

This pit will be 43 inches tall and 18 inches around. It is not as big as some, but still produces a good amount of heat.

Materials

Made from a cast Aluminum material that is very durable in the heat.

Function

You can cook a meal on this fire pit and also warm a small patio area for comfort.  With the grate for cooking, you can even cook your hamburger or chicken for your friends as you sit and watch the flames.

Fuel Sources

Wood burning or Fire place logs

Cost

$291

Outdoor LP Gas Tile Fire Pit

 

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Outdoor LP Gas Tile Fire Pit

Each one of these fire pits will be a little different with the handcrafted marble tile mantle.  The base is made of a durable material and has storage for your 20 pound propane tank.  The porcelain steel bowl will hold your lava rocks that will help radiate the heat.

This fire pit will produce around 30,000 BTU's of heat.

It comes with a weather cover for protection when not in use.

Size

Your fire pit will be 27 inches tall and 32 inches

Materials

Fiberglass reinforced plastic panels make up the base of this unit.  Mantle is constructed of hand made marble tiles.  Fire bowl is made out of porcelain steel.

Function

Has a propane burner that will produce 30,000 BTU's of heat.  It heats the lava rocks that are in the porcelain steel bowl to spread the heat for your comfort.  Has an igniter to get your fire started with little or no effort.

Fuel Sources

Propane powered-you can put a 20 pound tank (not included) under the bottom of the pit

Cost

$319

Accessories for your outdoor fire pit

Several items are available for protection and ease of use for  your fire pit.

The number one thing to look for is a cover for your pit when not in use.  This will extend the life of your pit for several years.  Although they are made to sit in the weather, protection will help them last longer.

Protection for your deck or patio area can be made by purchasing a Deck Protection Mat.  These mats are made in several sizes and colors to protect a wooden or composite deck from heat damage.

Items for storing and moving your wood will be needed if you have a wood burner.  Log racks, Log movers and Log Grabbers are available in several sizes.

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Conclusion

Each of these low priced Fire Pits will have some features that you might find useful.  I have given you a choice of several styles that can make your outside area more enjoyable on the cool evenings.  These are some of the best outdoor fire pits in this price range.

 

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