A gas fire feature is the perfect foil to enjoying an outdoor fire. You don’t have to worry about collecting and storing firewood. You will not be bothered with patiently igniting the logs and waiting for the embers to die out in the end. Things are as easy as turning the gas control on and off!
Now there are two options in gas concrete fire tables and pits – You can opt for natural gas or propane.
You will most likely have a natural gas connection already in your home. It is delivered through pipelines to power water heaters, stoves and the like. Therefore, all you have to do is hook up the fire feature to your existing gas line. However, this will make the fire pit or table a stationary fixture where it is connected to the gas line. You cannot move it easily. Moreover, you will have to dig up the yard to install a gas line in case your home doesn’t have an existing connection.
On the other hand, propane comes in bottles or small cylinders. Gas fire pit tables usually contain a hidden compartment for storing the tank. In case of a fire pit or bowl, you will have to consider where to locate the propane bottle so that it does not become an eyesore. However, propane brings the ease of moving the fire feature wherever you wish in the backyard and a fire table can also be shifted indoors whenever you want.
Then again, propane works out more expensive than natural gas. But it is considered a more efficient fuel compared to natural gas. Yet, you will also have to keep refills handy if you don’t want the fire to extinguish midway when the tank runs dry.
Outdoor Fire & Patio (www.outdoorfireandpatio.com) offers a mind-blowing range of copper, steel and concrete fire tables, bowls and pits. All of them are compatible with both propane and natural gas.