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5 Reasons to Invest in a Steel Fire Pit

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30 Short BoyFire pits are made using a wide variety of different materials, ranging from stone and ceramic to brick, metal and even dirt. Of these types, however, steel remains one of the most popular and versatile choices. So if you’re thinking about buying a new fire pit, keep reading to learn five undeniable reasons why steel is the best all-around choice.

Portable and Efficient

One of the first things you’ll notice when comparing a stone fire pit to a steel fire pit is the portability. Stone fire pits become fixtures in your yard, cost a fair amount to build properly and don’t radiate heat.  Most thick gauge steel fire pits are portable, they will last forever and radiate a ton of heat.  Plus, when your buddy wants to borrow your pit for a party it can easily be transported.


Of course, there’s also a certain levels of aesthetics and modern style associated with steel fire pits. Their rustic-metal appearance makes them an ideal decorative accessory for patios, back decks, gardens and other outdoor areas. If you have other metal accessories decorating your home’s exterior, you can further enhance the environment by adding a steel fire pit.

Easy to Clean

It’s a common assumption that fire pits are difficult to clean, which is why some people avoid cooking on them. While it’s true that certain types of fire pits can prove burdensome in regards to cleaning, this isn’t true for mot steel models. Just scoop out your ashes before each fire and your done.

Never Rust Through

Not surprisingly, thick gauge steel fire pits are resistant to deep rust and corrosion. Steel fire pits will form a layer of rust on the outermost layer which serves as a protective barrier for the internal steel protecting it from ever rusting or burning through.

It’s Summer-Friendly

With summer right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to invest in a steel fire pit. Using your new steel fire pit, you can host parties, cookouts, or just evening get-togethers with friends and family. The possibilities with a steel fire pit are endless. Perhaps this is why so many homeowners are eager to include them in their outdoor living space.

If you have any questions regarding how an S&S Fire Pit can enhance your outdoor living space; We can help.