Everyone loves a good blaze in a safe and beautiful fire pit! Gas or wood burning, DIY or custom made, Fireside Expressions can help you care for your backyard fire pit with valuable tips and information!
We all know that a fire feature is likely to make quite a statement in your backyard. Whether you are considering the addition of a fire pit to the center of your lawn, or wanting to grace your poolscape with a monumental display of our famous concrete fire bowls, an outdoor living space is only complete with an accompaniment of dancing flames!
Propane is an extremely efficient fuel source for your outdoor product, but did you know that if you lack the proper components during installation that your feature can display soot over time? Many people associate this black residue with the burn process of a wood fire, but propane is perfectly capable of producing soot if your feature isn't configured accurately. Join us for a special blog post on this matter and get a dose of #WednesdayWisdom!
There are so many ways to start a fire in a fire pit. Surprisingly, there are many people out there who have never had the pleasure of learning basic fire-starting skills. The good news is, you don't have to be a scout to know how to do it! Regardless of your fuel choice, there are different methods to get that blaze burning. Let us walk you through the top five most popular ways to starting a fire!
There's nothing quite like the enjoyment of a fire in your own backyard! Gathering close to feel the warmth of the sizzling flames while you and your loved ones reminisce together under the starlit night is the perfect end to a long summer day. What makes your backyard bonfire even more delightful is the ability to experience it safely. We have some terrific safety screens that will keep sparks and embers inside the fire pit where they belong. But is this mesh barrier really necessary with concrete fire bowls?
You may be thinking to yourself, “What is a log lighter, and what's so great about it?” We're glad you asked! Many of us here at Fireside Expressions have used this reliable time-saving tool and we can honestly say that we wouldn't want to be without it! Let's dive into this topic of discussion and see if we can help you decide if this durable, fuel-operated device is right for you and your wood burning fire feature!
There's nothing better than enjoying a meal that was cooked over a campfire! The delicious, smoky flavor you get from apple, oak, or maple logs is an indulgent treat that many of us look forward to all winter long! Whether you are pitching a tent in the National Forest over a holiday weekend or staying home to show your landscape some love, you can turn a wood burning fire pit into an oven with just one simple item!
If you are planning on installing an outdoor fire feature, or perhaps converting your wood-burning fire pit to a gas-fueled option, you'll need to decide if you want to use natural gas or propane. What many people don't know is that there is a big difference between the two. So much, in fact, that additional ventilation and an air mixer are required in order to ensure that your propane accent is operating properly. Fireside Expressions is here to explain the difference between the two gasses, and why it is so important for propane to be properly aerated!
Our sound reactive fire pits are making quite an impression on our outdoor living enthusiasts! They come with so many incredible options and amazing ways to enjoy your favorite tunes. Did you know that you have the ability to customize these pieces to your liking?? It's really quite simple: all you need is a marine-grade adhesive and a little creativity
Chase away the chill of spring and gather 'round a bonfire ring! Interestingly enough, many holidays and rituals throughout the world are centered around dancing flames and the ambient light of bonfires. Since we are quickly approaching the Easter holiday, let's take a look at the way one country uses dancing flames to celebrate this holiday!
Inspired by nature...created by hand! We’ve found some incredibly cool fire pit ornaments that not only keep the emphasis on “natural” and “rustic”, but also kindle a sense of flashy ambiance that not many other forms of media can compare to! We’re talking burning bushes, blossoms that emit a flaming core, and logs that sparkle and shine when they become engulfed in flames! The best part is: they are totally compatible with propane!