Outdoor stone fire pits are fast becoming a trend in Maine, where the fall season and even spring nights can get quite chilly. Stone fire pits are an excellent outdoor hardscape that offers plenty of functionality as well as improves your home’s aesthetics.

Before you jump to buy a fire pit for your home, let’s take a look at why stone fire pits are the best option for residents in Maine.

Stone Fire Pits Allow You to Enjoy the Outdoors During Cooler Seasons

A fire pit allows you to experience beautiful Maine nights and connect with nature even during the cooler seasons. It is a great place for you to hang out with your family and friends, start a fire, and make new memories.

Stone fire pits are an excellent piece of hardscape for making your outdoor space usable at all times of the year.

Stone Fire Pits Create a Wonderful Outdoor Ambiance

After a hard day at work, you just want to relax in a place that offers you calm and tranquility. An outdoor stone fire pit is a great place to go when you want some quality alone time, listening to the crackling of the twigs and the chirping of the crickets.

It creates a warm, welcoming, and comforting aura in your backyard, which can be great for stress relief.

Host BBQs and Bonfires

There is nothing quite like the smoky zing of meat cooked over wood. A fire pit can enable you to prepare a variety of food in a fun outdoor setting. 

In addition, you can create a bonfire in your backyard and invite your friends over to chat, play games well into the night, or just enjoy the wildlife.

Fire Pits Create a Social Area

A lit stone fire pit can create an inviting glow bringing your family or friends outside to spend quality time together. Enhance the space around your custom fire pit with chairs, cushions, and couches to provide a comfortable seating area for cozy conversations or delicious drinks.

Improve Your Outdoor Space’s Aesthetics

Natural hardscapes like custom fire pits can add to the beauty of your home and make your outdoor space appear well-organized and welcoming. Depending on your preference, you can use a stone fire pit as an accent piece among other hardscapes like the deck and water features in your yard, or you can make it your yard’s focal point.

Increases Your Home Value 

Anything that increases your home’s curb appeal will inevitably increase its value as well. A beautifully- made stone fire pit can make your home stand out from others and increase its market value.

In the future, if you decide to sell your home, you can benefit from an excellent return on investment on your property.

Costs Less Than a Fireplace

An outdoor fire pit has many advantages over a traditional fireplace, not least of which is the lower cost associated with it. A stone fire pit costs much less to build than to build or to even remodel an existing fireplace in your home.

A fire pit can also be built quickly and takes only a few days to complete.

Is Durable

Natural stone fire pits last much longer than any other type of material. They are bound to outlive even the occupants of a home. With regular maintenance, your stone fire pit can last for decades and will continue to function well.

Is Safe

An outdoor fire pit is one of the safest fire appliances in your home. Since it is located outside, a fire pit does not pose any danger to your home, either through fire or smoke. In addition, a fire pit area is small, so the flames won’t burn too high. Even if a few stray embers fall out, they will hit the paver patio and will not light the grass around the pit.

Is Convenient

One of the best things about fire pits is that you do not need to bring in contractors for regular inspection. Plus, you can enjoy the benefits of having an outdoor place you can retreat to at any time of the year. It offers you a great opportunity to enjoy the fresh air and gaze at the stars while having the warmth of a comforting fire.

Are you looking to enhance your outdoor or patio space? Stone Solutions Maine can help you add a stone fire pit or upgrade your existing ones so that you can transform the outdoors into an extended living and socializing space. Reach out to us today!