Even though the winter and spring in the Valley of the Sun are relatively mild, it’s the best time of year to enjoy a beautiful night under the stars surrounded by friends and family. A great fire pit or a fireplace is an excellent catalyst for good conversation, an excuse to relax outdoors away from technology or enjoy the beauty that exists in your own backyard.
There are many benefits that stem from adding this type of amenity to your outdoor living space including extending the ability to use the space through the milder seasons. When considering making the addition of a fire pit or place, there are several things to consider:
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Laying out your ideal backyard takes intentionality. A well-thought-out yard is a key to achieving that natural seamless feeling of space. Before deciding upon where you would like to put a fire pit or fireplace, you should visualize and plan the entirety of your yard to maximize the use of your property.
Another item to consider is if you want a wood or gas-burning fireplace or pit. This decision will drive other necessary components (like gas lines or wood piles) to ensure a smooth running and usable space. Keep in mind, many cities in Arizona have “No Burn Days” which means wood-burning fireplaces or fire pits are not allowed. You can always use an LP or natural gas fireplace or fire pit.
Lastly, to maximize the atmosphere that a fire can bring to any event, other elements such as seating need to be taken into consideration. A cozy built-in seating area or a sunken bench nestled next to a designated fire area can help provide the right environment for snuggling up and enjoying the relaxing warmth available from this amenity.