Fire Pits Can Warm Up Outdoor Spaces


For many families, the outdoor area around their home makes up a substantial portion of their living space. Often, though, this area doesn’t get anywhere near as much time or attention as the indoor spaces do. If you ever look around your yard and think about how nice it would be to spend more time out there enjoying the fresh air, but you still always seem to end up spending your evening indoors, it could be that you just need to make some small changes to make time outside more attractive. One of the most effective things that you can add to your space is a propane outdoor fire pit.

Longer Seasons

Much of the reason that people in many areas of the country only use their porch and yard in the evenings for a small part of the year, if at all, is the weather. Depending on where you live, you may only see warm nights for a small portion of the year. Setting up even a small propane outdoor fire pit will add both light and heat to any outdoor space, and will make it comfortable to be out in the fresh air during a much longer portion of the year.

Easy To Operate

People tend to skip over the idea of putting in an fire pit because they assume it will come with the hassle and expense of buying wood and having to maintain a wood pile to use as needed. Of course, along with having such a pile comes the risk that it will turn into an attractive shelter for pests.

A propane outdoor fire pit eliminates these issues and many more. These units typically use an integrated propane tank, maintaining a neat presentation, and making refueling easy and hassle-free. Propane can be bought from a variety of businesses in most towns, ranging from home improvement centers to gas stations to convenience stores and supermarkets. It’s a lot more convenient, and a lot less mess, than wood. A propane fire also lights and extinguishes itself with the flick of a switch, eliminating the extensive prep and cleanup time of a real fire.

Bringing Families Together

One of the biggest complaints in modern households is that family members spend very little time truly interacting with each other. It’s quite common to sit around the dinner table, each person having a different Internet-enabled device in hand, with conversation made incidental instead of central to the evening meal. One of the best things about fire pits is that they create a very natural gathering spot away from the artificial lights and constant electronic stimulation of the indoors.

Whether you choose an propane outdoor fire pit table that everyone can sit around and eat dinner or play games on, or you go with a portable fire pit that makes it easy to move to different points in the yard, you’ll have something that creates an excellent opportunity to take a break from the virtual world. People love fire pits because something about the flame speaks to and draws us in a very primal way with its warmth and comfort, and that some effect is a great way of coaxing people into spending a little time looking at something other than an LCD screen.


Starfire Direct

The talented and knowledgeable staff of Starfire Direct pride themselves on being experts in the field of fire features, outdoor living, and beyond. Always at the forefront of upcoming trends and industry breakthroughs, the team at SD is ready and willing to help you make your dream space a reality, once piece at a time. Our business is helping you to Reignite Your Life.