Why Fire Grates Improve Campfires and Fire PitsBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety, Firepit Tips

by Curtis on September 11, 2013 with 0 comments

Fire grates allow for the proper distribution of firewood when building a fire. Not only does the firewood start out in a stacked position more conducive to a long, safe fire, but as the wood burns, it will be kept in place more securely and effectively. This bolsters the creation of an ember pocket, allowing …

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Top Fire Pit and Fire Safety BlogsCampfire Safety, Firepit Tips

by Curtis on September 4, 2013 with 0 comments

Having fun with fire pits and staying safe while using them are two important components of enjoying time in your backyard or outdoors in general. There are a few basic steps to ensure that your fires start well, burn strong, and carry minimal risk of stray embers and other perilous elements. And for those enthusiasts …

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Creating an Ember PocketBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety, Firepit Tips

by Curtis on August 14, 2013 with 0 comments

There are a few concepts in building a good campfire that are fundamental. One of these is the ember core. As the fire starts, this will consist of a “pocket” of kindling in the bottom center of the logs, as your fire burns hot, red embers will fall to the bottom. Keep these in the …

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Improving Your Firepit ExperienceFirepit Tips

by Curtis on August 7, 2013 with 1 comments

Firepits can provide great fun for family and friends right in the convenience of your back yard. But they also bring their own set of challenges. Creating unpredictable or unreliable fires can result in a fire that burns out too quickly, a fire that burns too hot for comfort, a fire with variable flames than …

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