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22.Sep Comparing the Different Types of Patio Covers
Posted at 22.Sep, 04:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

A patio offers the perfect area to host parties, barbecues and other outdoor gatherings. Rather than staying cooped up indoors, you can go outside to enjoy the fresh air....

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22.Sep Brighten Your Patio with These Lighting Ideas
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

It’s hard to enjoy your patio in the evenings if it’s dimly lit. Without lighting, you won’t be able to cook, relax or simply enjoy this extension of your...

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22.Sep 8 Important Tips to Protect and Maintain a Wood Deck
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

A wood deck is the perfect outdoor extension to your home. When the weather is mild, you can go outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. #1) Remove...

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22.Sep What is an Adirondack Chair? Get the Facts
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

The Adirondack chair consistently ranks as one of the most popular types of outdoor chairs. Also known as a Muskoka chair in Canada, it offers the perfect blend of...

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30.Aug Top 7 Benefits of Bench Seating for the Patio
Posted at 30.Aug, 02:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Seating is an essential element of a well-designed patio. Without proper seating, you won’t be able to relax and unwind on your patio — not without standing, at least....

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30.Aug How to Prevent Flare-Ups When Grilling
Posted at 30.Aug, 01:08h In Cooking over fire Cooking using wood By - 0 Comments

Flare-ups are a common problem when grilling food, especially meats. Whether it’s beef, pork, lamb, chicken or fish, meat has a tendency to flare up when grilled. When this...

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09.Aug Campfire-Building Tips for Wet, Rainy Weather
Posted at 09.Aug, 03:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great if the weather was warm and sunny every time you went camping? Weather such as this is ideal for camping. You don’t have to worry...

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How to Use a Chimney Starter When Grilling
09.Aug Why Your Patio Needs a Fire Pit This Fall Season
Posted at 09.Aug, 03:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

For many homeowners, fall signals the end of outdoor parties and gatherings. Once the summer comes to an end and the temperatures begin the drop, they head indoors. While...

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25.Jul Exploring Primitive Fire-Building Techniques
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Fires have been essential for the survival of humankind. For thousands of years, we’ve relied on fires to cook food to a safe temperature, create warmth to protect against...

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25.Jul 9 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Nothing compares to the rich flavor and tender texture of a grilled steak. It’s the preferred choice of meat for countless home chefs. But if you’re planning to grill...

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25.Jul The Do’s and Don’ts of Using a Fire Pit on a Wooden Deck
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is a simple accessory that will enhance your home’s outdoor living space. In addition to cooking over an open flame, it creates a relaxing ambiance that...

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25.Jul 8 Simple Tips to Make Your Fire Pit Last
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Humans have been building fire pits ever since the Stone Age. While these were rudimentary — consisting of nothing more than holes dug into ground — they were still...

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29.Jun Recipe for the Perfect Fourth of July Backyard Bash
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, offering the perfect opportunity for homeowners to host backyard parties and get-togethers. Being that it’s a federal holiday, everyone who...

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29.Jun 3 Safety Rules to Follow When Disposing of Fire Pit Ash
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is the perfect addition to any patio or outdoor living space. It introduces new style, while also allowing you and your family to enjoy the warm...

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29.Jun Why (and How) to Oil Your Grill Grate
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Whether you cook over a fire pit or a charcoal/gas grill, you should oil the grate before adding the food. It only takes a few minutes, but doing so...

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28.Jun What’s the Best Wood to Burn in a Campfire?
Posted at 28.Jun, 05:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

This is a question many campers ask. While all North American wood can burn, some is better than others. Choosing the right type of wood is important because it...

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15.Jun How to Make the Perfect Grilled Chicken
Posted at 15.Jun, 02:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Chicken is one of the most delicious and versatile meats on the planet. It’s low in fat, loaded in protein, and you can prepare it hundreds of different ways....

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03.Jun Turn Your Fire Pit Into an Outdoor Focal Point
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

More and more homeowners are upgrading their patios and outdoor living spaces. While there are dozens of ways to upgrade an outdoor living space, one of the most effective...

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03.Jun How to Build a Campfire with Wet Wood
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

When it comes to building campfires, the drier the wood the better. Regardless of variety, all wood is highly porous with thousands upon thousands of small holes. These “pores”...

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03.Jun Grilling Tips for Kebabs
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Kebabs are the perfect food for grilling. Whether they are chicken, steak, veggies, shrimp or a combination thereof, there’s nothing quite like the smokey flavor of grilled kebabs. If...

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24.May How to Control Your Campfire and Prevent it from Spreading
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

There are approximately 100,000 wildfires every year in the United States. While lighting strikes are a common cause of these wildfires, another cause is uncontrolled campfires. Campers who fail...

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24.May Why Does My Campfire Keep Going Out?
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Can’t seem to keep your campfire lit? Whether you’re camping deep in the woods or right in your backyard, keeping your campfire lit is important for several reasons: it...

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24.May 6 Reasons Why Your Patio Needs a Fire Pit
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is a must-have accessory for any patio or outdoor living space. If you’re still on the fence, here are 6 reasons why you need one. #1)...

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15.May 5 Tips for Starting a Campfire on the Beach
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

What’s better than the relaxing ambiance of a campfire? A campfire on the beach. However, there are a few things you should know about starting a campfire on the...

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15.May 6 Campfire Safety Tips to Follow
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

No camping experience is complete without a campfire. In addition to allowing campers to cook food, it creates a social ambiance that’s more relaxing. However, you should follow a...

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15.May 5 Hacks for Cooking Over a Campfire
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

As any camper already knows, food just tastes better when it’s cooked in the wilderness. But cooking over a campfire poses some unique challenges, which can make it difficult...

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15.May Tips on Using a Fire Pit in the Wind
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Mother nature isn’t always going to provide sunny clear skies with little-to-no wind. While strong winds typically don’t pose a concern, it can make it difficult to keep your...

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15.May Fire Pit Maintenance Tips
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

With summer right around the corner, there’s no better time than the present to invest in a fire pit. A high-quality steel fire pit will allow you to enjoy...

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25.Apr How to Stack Charcoal (the Right Way)
Posted at 25.Apr, 03:04h In Cooking over fire By - 0 Comments

Cooking with charcoal is generally preferred over wood for several reasons: it produces more heat, burns for longer, and it’s readily available.   Yet, you still can’t beat wood for...

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25.Apr Fire Pits 101: How to Build a Better Fire
Posted at 25.Apr, 03:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Looking to build a better fire? Here are some tips to help. Use Dry Firewood Don’t underestimate the importance of using dry, seasoned firewood in your fire. The presence...

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18.Apr 5 Common Grilling Myths Debunked or Not?
Posted at 18.Apr, 06:04h In Cooking over fire By - 0 Comments

There’s nothing that compares the delicious flavor or grilled food. Whether it’s a steak, hamburger, hot dog or practically any other food, there’s something about grilling that makes it...

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18.Apr Creating the Perfect Area for a Fire Pit
Posted at 18.Apr, 06:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

No outdoor living space is complete without a fire pit. It opens the doors to a whole new world of possibilities, allowing homeowners to host parties, backyard barbecues, or...

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12.Apr Kick Off Summer with a Fire Pit
Posted at 12.Apr, 05:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

The warm weather and colorful plant life can only mean one thing: summer is almost here. June 21 marks the first official day of summer, offering homeowners the perfect...

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10.Apr Should I Grill with Charcoal or Hardwood?
Posted at 10.Apr, 01:04h In Cooking over fire Cooking using wood By - 0 Comments

If you plan on cooking food over fire, you’ll need some type of fuel. The most common fuel sources used for this purpose include hardwood and charcoal. While you...

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06.Apr Top 5 Benefits of Grilling Your Own Food
Posted at 06.Apr, 09:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Grilling your own food offers several benefits, some of which we’re going to discuss in today’s blog post. #1) Grilling is a Social Activity While there are always exceptions...

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06.Apr How to Keep Your Campfire Burning Through the Night
Posted at 06.Apr, 09:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

It’s frustrating when you finally get that damp wood lit, only for your campfire to go out in the middle of the night. While you can always stay up...

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30.Mar 5 Tips on Taking a Fire Pit Camping
Posted at 30.Mar, 12:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Thinking about taking your fire pit camping? We have some tips to help you get the most use from it. #1) Bring a Grate for Cooking Assuming you plan...

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27.Mar How to Keep Your Fire Pit from Filling with Water
Posted at 27.Mar, 06:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Conventional wisdom should tell you that water and fire pits don’t mix. When a fire pit fills with water, it mixes with any leftover ash to create a sludge-like...

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27.Mar How to Keep Mosquitoes Away from Your Campfire
Posted at 27.Mar, 06:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

What animal is responsible for more deaths than any other animal on this planet? It’s the mosquito. Although small in size, these blood-sucking pests carry a wide variety of...

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27.Mar 5 Tips on Choosing the Right Fire Pit
Posted at 27.Mar, 06:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

So, you’re thinking about buying a fire pit? With the warm weather fast approaching, there’s no better time than the present to invest in a fire pit for your...

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27.Mar Can You Build a Fire with Wet Wood?
Posted at 27.Mar, 06:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

When it comes to building campfires, the drier the wood, the better. If wood contains too much water, you may struggle to ignite it. And even if you do...

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13.Mar Common Myths About Fire Pits
Posted at 13.Mar, 09:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

There are numerous myths floating around about fire pits and how they work. Today, we’re going to debunk some of these common myths, shedding light on this popular outdoor...

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08.Mar What You’ll Need to Create a Campfire
Posted at 08.Mar, 01:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

No camping experience is complete without a campfire. Ever since the early days of mankind, humans have created campfires to cook food, illuminate their surroundings, stay warm in cold...

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03.Mar How to Safely Extinguish and Cool a Campfire
Posted at 03.Mar, 01:03h In Cooking using wood By - 0 Comments

More than 100,000 wildfires burn 4-5 million acres of land every year in the United States, according to an article published by National Geographic. While lightning strikes are a...

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03.Mar Fire Pits: 5 Safety Tips to Prevent Burns
Posted at 03.Mar, 01:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

With internal temperatures reaching up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, fire pits create more than enough heat to burn the skin. The good news is that burns are rare, especially...

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03.Mar 3 Easy Ways to Cook Using a Campfire
Posted at 03.Mar, 01:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Ask any seasoned camper and he or she will agree: food just taste better when you’re miles away from civilization. From basic snacks to full meals, there’s something special...

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22.Feb Fire Pits on Wooden Decks: Safety Tips to Follow
Posted at 22.Feb, 07:02h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Nearly one-quarter of all new homes constructed in 2014 had a deck, according to the Survey of Construction conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. A wooden deck is a...

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22.Feb How to Find Dry Firewood in a Not-so-Dry Environment
Posted at 22.Feb, 07:02h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great if there was an abundance of dry, perfectly-stacked firewood waiting for you in the woods of favorite campsite? Building a campfire is an essential part...

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15.Feb 5 Ways to Prepare Your Patio for Spring
Posted at 15.Feb, 08:02h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

And just like that winter was gone — well, almost at least. The official start of spring is just one month away, which means more and more homeowners will...

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