Patio Fire Pit Set – What Is It? And Do I Need One?

When looking out into the back yard, do you see a waste land of unused open space that has not been tapped?  Or, is the backyard a perfectly groomed masterpiece with curved flower beds and green lush grass that does not get used but by your trusty dog or the neighbor’s cat?  Well get in and put on the seat belt cause that’s all going to change.  Fall is a coming and the outside temperature is going to drop to something called comfortable.  So let’s figure this out.

A patio fire pit set is a commercial term used in the preconditioning of you as a consumer to spend more money.  A set implies a non-singular item.  That means in retail talk let’s get them to buy more stuff. Now I know we need to support the economy to help American manufacturing and your locally owned business, but we do not need to get too carried away.  An outdoor patio fire pit is a place you can put wood with a little charcoal starter and have an almost instant blaze.  That right there is a step in the right direction.  You might want to have a place to sit down and get comfortable to enjoy your newly acquired skill of combustion.  This is where the word set comes in.  Chairs around something, this is not a novel concept. 

So we need something to sit on is OK.  What we sit on can be, well anything.  I have been known to turn over a five gallon bucket and be just fine.  Maybe we need to elevate the ambience so the wife and the neighbors will have a more enjoyable time watching your creation of flame and smoke.  Maybe we could use some already existing lawn chairs or an end of a picnic table. However you like it, or make your decisions to take pleasure in this conception of a raw nature experience is just fine. 

Just remember now you have created this icon of pleasure in your backyard, the burden will be on you to ever increase the grandeur of this spectacle.  Put a patio fire pit in the backyard with pride and take pleasure in your latest addition. 

James Dahlberg

Jim Dahlberg is the author/owner of Fireplace Accessories Plus.  He has over 25 years commercial experience in the firewood industry.  Fireplace Accessories Plus carries a wide selection from fireplace screen to fireplace rugs.  View a selection of Patio Fire Pits here.