Relaxing Evening by the Fire

Brick and stone fire pit installations can make a wonderful addition to any home with a spacious outdoor area. In fact, nowadays you can even opt for smaller models that can fit into just about any backyard no matter how small.  Even more appealing is the fact that a fire pit creates a centerpiece for friends and family to gather.

We get questions all the time on what the best fire pits are, but before you can decide, it’s worth noting the different types of fire pits to consider.

Types of Fire Pits To Consider

Although they can be customized almost any way you’d like, fire pits can generally be divided into 4 different categories. These include:

Wood Burning Fire Pits

These type of fire pits provide an authentic experience and create the type of atmosphere you really want from a campfire:

Propane Fire Pits

These type of fire pits come in various designs and perfect if you want some alluring flames:

Gel Fuel Fire Pits

Gel fuel pits offer the most versatility and arguably the most popular as a “cleaner” source of fire:

Natural Gas Fire Pits

Fire Pit Cost

Fire Pit Type Description Cost Range
Wood Burning Traditional fire pit that burns wood. Can be built-in or portable. $200 – $1,200
Gas Runs on natural gas and requires a gas line. Often permanent structures. $500 – $2,500
Propane Portable and uses propane tanks. Easy to use with minimal installation. $300 – $1,500
Gel Fuel Uses canisters of gel fuel. Portable and smokeless. $100 – $600
Portable Includes various fuel types, designed for easy movement and setup. $50 – $800

Fire Pit Material Cost

Naturally, the cost of a fire pit will depend on the type of materials you choose.

Material Description Cost Range
Stone Natural look, varies in size, shape, and color. Durable and heat-resistant. $100 – $800
Brick Classic aesthetic, offers a range of colors. Heat-resistant and sturdy. $70 – $500
Concrete Versatile in design and finish. Can be precast or custom poured. $100 – $700
Metal Includes steel, iron, and aluminum. Durable, with varying degrees of rust resistance. $150 – $1,200
Glass Tempered glass pieces for gas fire pits. Available in many colors. $50 – $400

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