Outdoor living spaces are perfect to get everyone outside enjoying the fresh air. However, one issue that people in this area often have is not being able to use the space throughout the year. Just because this area has colder seasons doesn’t mean you have to be chased inside because it’s cold outside. Whether you have an extensive outdoor space to work with or the area is more modest, a fire pit is a perfect addition! Here are just a few reasons why a fire pit can take your outdoor living space to the next level.

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  • Year-Round Enjoyment: One of the biggest benefits of a fire pit is being able to enjoy it all year round. It’s a wonderful heat source on a cold night. During the summer, it’s the best bug deterrent, especially pesky mosquitos. No matter what time of year you can always use the fire pit to make delicious s’mores.
  • Versatile: No matter what kind of space you’re working a fire pit can always fit. Some outdoor living additions or landscapes might not work because of the size of the space, the style you’re going it, and more. Fire pits can be paired with pretty much any style and space you have to work with. 
  • Double Feature: If the fire pit is big enough it can double as a grill. You can use traditional camping cookware if you want an authentic experience or you can utilize the cookware from your kitchen. Pay attention to the fuel you use, however. Wood fires are fine, but some other fuels might not work the best.
  • Affordable: Fire pits come in several different sizes, shapes, and materials. Not only does it suit several outdoor living designs across the board, but it fits several budgets as well.
  • Adds Value: Any addition to the outdoor living space will boost the value of the home, but a fire pit has its special place. It’s a common feature, but it still unique to see. When you’re selling your home, it might just be the thing that bumps the house up higher on the list.