The Perfect Custom Fire Pit to Compliment Your Outdoor Space
Custom Fire Pits in Webster Groves, MO. People have been telling stories around fire since pre-historic times. While that will likely never go away, in today's society a custom fire pit can be a great feature in your yard. Poynter Landscape Architecture & Construction knows how to see you home and yard as one cohesive unit, listens to you, and works with you to come up with the perfect custom fire pit for your needs in Webster Groves, MO. We can design and install a gas or wood-burning, a custom fire pit that feels like a campfire, or one that's more of an eye-catcher, call Poynter Landscaping today at 636-256-2600 or contact us online.
Types of Fire Pits in Webster Groves, MO
"Fire Pit" is a general term for flames that a group of people can gather around. As opposed to an outdoor fireplace, people can easily gather and move around a fire pit. Which type of fire pit you want will mostly depend on how you use it.
Fire bowls come in a vast range of sizes. They're ideal for people in Webster Groves, MO want to use the fire pit for hanging out with friends, reading by themselves, or having an evening drink with their partner while looking at the night sky. Because they're they're typically not very tall, people sitting around them will be able to stay warm. You can also choose to elevate the fire bowl to help the heat dissipate a little bit more.
Fire tables come in a range of shapes, from circles, to rectangles, to octagons. They have a place around the fire where drinks and food items can site, or where you can rest your feet. They're great for having people over for dinner or socializing. They are a great addition as the centerpiece among outdoor couches.
Tabletop Fire Pits
These are the smallest type of fire pit and are meant to be placed on patio tables, decks, or small tables around a pool. They're ideal for keeping hands warm while you eat and discouraging mosquitoes.
These will remind you most of a traditional campfire. They're simple metal rings that are placed on the ground and are easy to store when you're not using them. The fires are typically wood-burning, and rings help keep the embers and wood from hurting other people or property.
Inspired by ancient Asian design concepts, pagodas are enclosed, typically square fire pits with a chimney for ventilation. They essentially look like large lanterns, and the heat can be felt on all four sides.
These fire pits are taller and thinner. Sometimes the fire comes from a small fire bowl on top, while some have gas lines that produce fire directly from the column. These are great for smaller yards in Webster Groves, MO as they provide warmth without taking up too much space. They usually have impressive stone sidings.
4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Getting a Custom Fire Pit in Webster Groves, MO
Poynter offers custom fire pits because we know that one or two designs aren't the best for every outdoor space. You need to find the fire pit that is perfect for your home and how you envision yourself using it. Below are four essential questions to ask before deciding what kind of fire pit you want:
- Should I get a permanent structure, or a portable one? A permanent fixture can add an amazing accent to the rest of your outdoor space. But a portable custom fire pit can be stored to create more space when you're not using it.
- Would I prefer a gas or wood-burning fire pit? Gas fire pits can be more convenient as a fire can get started in seconds, and they are much easier to clean. Poynter has a thorough understanding of how to properly install gas fixtures and lines to provide a flame that is both realistic and warming.
On the other hand, you may prefer top burn wood. There's nothing like the sound of crackling wood on a cool night, and you'll be able to put your Webster Groves, MO friends and family in awe with your fire-making skills.
- Where do I want to put my fire pit? If you choose a permanent permanent, Webster Groves, MO regulations or your homeowners' association may have restrictions on how close the fire pit can be to neighbor's property in Webster Groves, MO or to trees. You also need to think about how you want it to fit with the rest of your outdoor space. Do you want it off away in the yard as a quiet, mini-getaway? As the centerpiece of your patio or terrace? Or in your pergola or pavilion so you can enjoy a fire when the weather isn't ideal? Or close to the swimming pool so you can stay warm between dips in the pool.
- What kind of fire pit do I want? There are several types of fire pits. Do you want a standard, low-sitting circle to keep you warm as you sit around it? A taller, fire column to keep people warm during cocktails and mingling? Or a table-height fire pit, that you can drinks, appetizers, or dessert over?
Also, what kind of style custom fire pit do you want? Do you want a gorgeously designed stone custom fire pit? Or a sleeker, more modern look?
Our team has decades of experience providing Webster Groves, MO families the custom fire pits that fit both your tastes and needs. If you'd like to know more about what we can do for your outdoor space, call us today at 636-256-2600. You can read about the great work we've done with our client testimonials, or look at our gallery and project spotlight to see it for yourself.
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Why Choose Poyner Landscaping for Your Custom Fire Pit in Webster Groves, MO
Poynter Landscaping is made up of an innovative and energetic team of designers, architects and horticulturists who combine their skills to turn your outdoor living space into the envy of your Webster Groves, MO neighborhood. We give both you and your property personalized attention to give you the results you want. We take pride in our friendly approach, both to our clients and the environment. We're more than happy to help you with a small project or enhancement, or use our hardscape design and gardening and landscaping services to completely make over your outdoor living space. Call Poynter today at 636-256-2600 or contact us online for your perfect custom fire pit.