5 Fun Facts about Fire Pits

5 Fun Facts About Fire Pits

5 Fun Facts About Fire Pits

Fire pits are always a great way to spend time with your family and friends outdoors. They’re fun on warm summer evenings, and they’re fantastic during the winter months. If you don’t have a fire pit already, you’ll definitely want one after reading the fun reasons below.


If you don’t want to get permanent in-ground fire pit, you can get a fire pit that’s semi-permanent. Many above-ground fire pits are great for families who don’t entertain enough to need a permanent fire pit, and you’ll save yourself some money with this option!

Wood or Gas

In theory, you can burn whatever you want in a fire pit, but it is highly recommended to stick to a wood burning or gas burning fire pit. If you opt for a gas burning pit don’t try to burn anything else in it or you might accidentally cause damage to the gas lines. Using wood in your fire pit denotes a rustic feel that your guests will enjoy greatly, but here in North Vancouver gas fireplaces in are more clean-burning and convenient. Gas patio heaters are also a great option for cold nights in North Vancouver if a fire pit is out of the question.

Design Options

Gas fireplaces and other fire pits come in a wide variety of designs and options. You can have fire pits that are more contemporary, or you may choose to have a pit installed that’s more rugged. You can also take the route of creating your own pit which will give you complete creative control. Designing a great pit yourself can add character and a focal point to your outdoor living area, just be sure to call the professionals at ProGas North Shore if you plan on running a gas line to your pit.


Everybody loves fire pits, but not like children do. Children absolutely love roasting hot dogs and marshmallows over the fire, and they also enjoy the camping experience without leaving their home.


Many fire pits are used for enjoying a campfire-like experience, but some individuals get more creative. Some like to use their fire pits for BBQ’s and cooking, and having a well-constructed fire pit designed for grilling can be lots of fun in the summer and winter months when you have friends over. Also, you may not even need a grill anymore if you use your fire pit often.

Having fire pits and patio heaters right in your backyard here in North Vancouver is definitely a lot of fun; they add excitement to an otherwise stagnant patio or living area. With all the great options available for fire pits and patio heaters, you’re sure to find something you and your whole family will love. Call ProGas North Shore today for your free consultation!