Wood Burning Fire Pit

For some, nothing can compare to the good, old-fashioned, smoky aroma and crackle of a wood fire. A little preparation is needed to get the fire going and there will ash to clean up afterwards.

Pros:

  • Budget Friendly
  • Easy Installation
  • Simple to Operate
  • Larger Fires / Puts Out More Heat
  • Can Cook / Grill
  • Interactive
  • The Smell and Sound of Burning Wood

Cons:

  • Time Consuming to Gather Wood, Build, and Start Fire
  • Clean Up of Ashes After Fire
  • Blowing Smoke Can Cause Discomfort
  • Smell of Smoke Sticks to Clothing
  • Must be Actively Monitored
  • Local Ordinance May Ban Burning Wood

Gas Burning Fire Pit

The convenience of gas is undeniable. Starting a fire can be as simple as turning the valve on and lighting it. Maintenance is easy because there is no clean up.

Pros:

  • Quick and Easy Start-up and Shut Down
  • Clean Burning
  • No Blowing of Smoke
  • No Odor Left on Clothes from Smoke
  • No Clean Up
  • Safe to Use Where Wood Burning is Banned
  • More Versatility / Options to Customize

Cons:

  • Increased Risk of Danger Due to Malfunction of Gas
  • More Costly than the Average Wood Burning Fire Pit
  • Usually Smaller Fires / Puts Out Less Heat