This comes down to personal preference. A wood-burning firepit has all the ambience of a campfire and burns hotter. In terms of convenience, gas fire pits are the way to go - You can light your fire pit at the touch of a button and simply turn off the gas supply when you're done entertaining.
When purchasing a gas or wood burning firepit, consider the size of your outdoor space and the number of people you plan to entertain. A larger firepit will provide more warmth and seating options, while a smaller firepit is more suitable for intimate gatherings.
Yes, gas fire pits are safe to use when installed and operated correctly. It’s important you feel safe when using your gas fire pit. That's why it’s fitted with a flame failure device. So, if the flame happens to go out or doesn't light immediately, this built-in device cuts off the flow of gas. It's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for installation and operation. You should position your firepit at least 3 metres from anything flammable.
Yes, gas firepits can be used year-round in the UK. However, it's important to consider the weather conditions in your local area and make sure the firepit is properly covered or stored when not in use. We would recommend purchasing a compatible cover and storing inside during the wetter months.
Regular maintenance of a gas firepit will ensure safe and efficient operation. This includes cleaning the burner and control valves occasionally, inspecting for leaks, and replacing any damaged or worn parts (Contact our customer service team for these!). It's important to cover and store the firepit when not in use to protect it from the elements.