Outdoor Fire Pit and Fireplace Safety
According the American Society of Landscape Architects, fire pits, or outdoor fireplaces, are the number one requested design feature today. They can add ambiance as well as warmth on a cool night. It’s important to practice safety when using these outdoor features. Outdoor fire pits and fireplaces are a wonderful asset to your outdoor living space; however, they can cause damage to your home if not operated properly. There are a couple things to keep in mind when building your fire. According to HGTV, when it comes time to actually start a fire, it’s important to reminder to keep your fire small. There’s no need for a blazing bonfire, and the bigger the fire, the greater the potential disaster. Another way to avoid a problem is to make sure your fire pit is at least 10 feet away from your home. Following these tips will help to avoid causing damage to your home.
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