Fire Pit Design Offers More than Just a Backyard Campfire
Adding a fire pit to your yard can provide more than just a warm place to gather during Chardon’s spring and fall. With the help of a professional landscape designer, a fire pit can be a creative expression of your family’s personal style and not just a campfire in the center of your yard. Here are some ways that landscape architects create fire pit areas that are multi-functional entertaining areas:
Landscape architects will ask about how many people you’ll be entertaining.
If your immediate family is simply looking for a place to gather, that may create a different design than if you regularly entertain large groups.
Will you be eating?
For gourmet cooks, a fire pit can offer cooking options that are far more interesting than roasting marshmallows. Professional landscape technicians can offer suggestions about areas to cook and to serve food.
Seating is an option.
While you can pull up a lawn chair, landscapers can actually build stone benches into your design for a finished look.
Is the fire pit the focal point?
A trained landscape architect will look carefully at your yard to determine if the fire pit is the focal point of your yard or if you may benefit from a water feature, cabana or outdoor kitchen.
Custom fire pits offer flexibility.
A design for a fire pit can include flagstone, ledgestone, cultured stone, pavers, stones, brick, or concrete. Recycled metal materials can be incorporated as well, which will provide a mixed materials effect.
It can match your décor.
Fire pits can be located above ground or at ground level for a minimalist design touch.
Asking a professional landscape architect to help with your fire pit can give you more than just a backyard campfire to enjoy with your friends and family. Contact Exscape Designs today to get your own custom fire pit design underway.
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