Question: Will a fire pit damage blacktop?

Always use this outdoor fireplace / fire pit on a hard, level non- combustible surface such a concrete. Asphalt or blacktop surface is not acceptable for this purpose.

Will a fire pit damage patio?

Porcelain paving is very durable and will not be impacted by the heat that a fire pit generates. Just another reason why PrimaPorcelain paving is such a great choice for the patio! A fire pit is a great way to stay warm and add a bit of extra ambience to your outdoor activities. …

Why did my fire pit explode?

Nearly any kind of rock has the potential to explode – especially if it is porous and wet. When wet rocks heat up, the trapped air and water expand very quickly and forcefully break the rock apart, sometimes causing it to explode.

Where should I put a fire pit in my backyard?

Fire pits should be placed at a minimum of ten feet away from your house and also neighbors yards. In addition to placing the fire pit a safe distance away from your home, it should also be in a place where there are no overhanging branches, fences or other structures that could easily catch fire.

Should I cement my fire pit?

Concrete pavers or patio slabs are a good idea for setting your fire pit on. Concrete won’t catch fire, plus they are heavy and sturdy enough to provide stability. Make sure the fire pit isn’t wobbly – check the level and dig them in if necessary. Fire-resistant pit mats are a great solution out on grass.

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Can you put a carpet under a fire pit?

While you can place some outdoor rugs underneath a wooden fire pit, you shouldn’t place just any rug near a fire. If the rug is rated as flame-retardant (or you have a comprehensive fire pit mat or pad) you’ll be okay. If it isn’t, you’re inviting trouble!

Can I put my fire pit on bricks?

You can use standard brick and a preformed fire pit bowl to construct a sturdy fire pit that is designed to be moved if necessary.

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